Search for dissertations about: "Sara Nordin"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words Sara Nordin.

  1. 1. Midkine - a host defence protein

    Author : Sara Nordin; Lund Lungmedicin och Allergologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Antimicrobial polypeptides; Midkine; antibacterial; antifungal; innate immunity; epithelial surfaces;

    Abstract : Every day we encounter many potentially harmful microbes in our environment. The epithelial linings constitute an anatomical barrier protecting us and they also produce antimicrobial polypeptides (AMPs) that act as a chemical barrier. These AMPs are small and positively charged, killing a broad range of microbes rapidly. READ MORE

  2. 2. Relational Destination Development : Case Studies on the Significance of Tourism Networks

    Author : Sara Nordin; Anders Malmberg; Håkan Håkansson; Magnus Bohlin; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic geography; tourism geography; local development; destination; tourism; networks; social capital; destination governance; clusters; tourism innovation; evolution; Åre Sweden; Icehotel; desti-nation; Icehotel.;

    Abstract : Destination development has become a key issue in local and regional development. In particular, many governments recognize the industry's potential for fostering economic growth and development. READ MORE

  3. 3. Volatile organic compounds from microorganisms : identification and health effects

    Author : Anna-Sara Claeson; Anna-Lena Sunesson; Jan-Olof Levin; Steven Nordin; Bengt Järvholm; Charles Weschler; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : microorganisms; building materials; VOCs; MVOCs; amines; LC-MS MS; exposure; perceived air quality; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin;

    Abstract : Damp building materials are subjected to degradation processes due to moisture and also microbial growth, with both of these giving rise to emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that may contribute to indoor air health problems. The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate emissions of reactive and non-reactive VOCs from damp building materials and from the microorganisms growing on them, and also to investigate the possible health impact of these compounds. READ MORE

  4. 4. Comorbidity, distress, coping and social support in asthma and allergy

    Author : Nina Lind; Steven Nordin; Anna-Sara Claeson; Eva Millqvist; Rosalind Wright; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : atopy; asthma; allergy; allergic rhinitis; atopic dermatitis; environmental intolerance; chemical intolerance; building intolerance; psychological distress; stress; anxiety; depression; burnout; coping; social support;

    Abstract : Asthma and allergies are some of the most common illnesses worldwide that almost everybody will come in contact with. This thesis studied persons with allergic asthma, non-allergic asthma, allergic rhinitis and atopic dermatitis in a population-based sample. At an early stage, these illnesses were regarded as psychosomatic. READ MORE