Search for dissertations about: "a-Gal"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the word a-Gal.

  1. 1. In vitro models of xenograft rejection : studies on leukocyte-endothelial cell interactions

    Author : Cecilia Ehrnfelt; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : Xenotransplantation; endothelium; neutrophils; monocytes; NK cells; a-Gal; antibodies; porcine islets; MCP-1;

    Abstract : Xenotransplantation is the transplantation of cells, tissues or organs between different species and is a potential alternative to allotransplantation because of the lack of human donors. The pig is believed to be a suitable donor-species to man for medical, technical, financial and ethical reasons. READ MORE

  2. 2. Recombinant mucin-immunoglobulin chimeras as xenoreactive anti-pig antibody absorbers

    Author : Jining Liu; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Human allotransplantation is nowadays the generally accepted treatment of choice for several illnesses leading to organ failure. A major problem facing clinical organ transplantation is the lack of human donor organs and tissues. Xenotransplantation from pig to man is considered a plausible solution to this problem. READ MORE

  3. 3. Synthesis of inositolphosphoglycans found in Trypanosoma cruzi and development of novel carbohydrate monomolecular layers

    Author : Markus Hederos; Robert Madsen; Linköpings universitet; []

    Abstract : In this thesis, synthetic carbohydrate chemistry has been utilized to contribute to the fundamental understanding of three biological relevant areas. These include parasite cell-membrane glycoconjugates, protein-resistant surfaces and antifreeze glycoproteins. READ MORE

  4. 4. Characterization of surface components of Moraxella catarrhalis and pathogenic Neisseria

    Author : Motiur Rahman; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : Moraxella catarrhalisantibody LPS NeisseriapiliPilC;

    Abstract : Infection is a multistep process including adhesion, colonisation, invasion and multiplication which finally results in disease. Bacterial surface components and virulence factors are essential for all these different steps and they are co-ordinately regulated during the different steps of pathogenesis and infection. READ MORE