Search for dissertations about: "estrogen"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 367 swedish dissertations containing the word estrogen.

  1. 1. Immunomodulation by estrogen and estren

    Author : Ulrika Islander; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; estrogen receptor knock-out mice; estrogen; estren; estrogen receptor; lymphopoiesis; T cells; B cells; immunoglobulin; inflammation;

    Abstract : Estrogen affects the development and regulation of the immune system. Treatment of gonadectomized mice with estrogen results in suppression of T and B lymphopoiesis, as well as decreased delayed type hypersensitivity reaction, granulocyte mediated inflammation and levels of IL-6 in serum. READ MORE

  2. 2. Estrogen and Glucocorticoid Metabolism

    University dissertation from Umeå : Institutionen för Folkhälsa och Klinisk Medicin

    Author : Therése Andersson; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 11β-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase Type 1; Estrogen; Cortisol; Adipose tissue; Liver; Menopause; Ovariectomy; Adipocyte; Estrogen Receptor β; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Endocrinology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Endokrinologi; medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : Background: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death among women in Sweden. The risk of CVD increases rapidly after the menopause. A major contributing factor may be the redistribution of adipose tissue, from the peripheral to central depots, associated with menopause. READ MORE

  3. 3. Expression and function of vascular estrogen receptors alpha and beta

    University dissertation from Min Liang, BMC F12, 221 84 Lund, Sweden

    Author : Min Liang; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Endocrinology; secreting systems; diabetologi; diabetology; Endokrinologi; sekretion; ubiquitin-proteasome pathway; MIP-2; MCP-1; iNOS; estrogen receptor knockout; estrogen receptor; aorta; estrogen;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Det kvinnliga könshormonet östrogen utövar sin effekt via två bindningsprotein (receptorer) benämnda ERa och ERb. Då östrogen binder till receptorn aktiverar alternativt inaktiverar detta komplex sekvenser av DNA molekylen. READ MORE

  4. 4. Functional importance of estrogen receptors in the periodontium

    University dissertation from Faculty of Odontology, Malmö University

    Author : Daniel Nebel; Malmö University.; [2012]
    Keywords : ODONTOLOGY; ODONTOLOGI; Medicine; Estrogen; Estrogen receptors; LPS; Periodontium; PDL cells; Gingival epithelial cells;

    Abstract : The main functions of estrogen are associated with reproduction. However, estrogen has been shown to be of functional importance also in non-classic target organs. READ MORE

  5. 5. Immune regulation by selective estrogen receptor modulators

    University dissertation from Faculty of Odontology, Malmö University

    Author : Angelina I Bernardi; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Immunology; Endocrinology; Mice; Lasofoxifene; Bazedoxifene; Raloxifene; Estrogen; Osteoporosis; B cells; T cells; Rheumatoid arthritis;

    Abstract : At menopause, the levels of estrogen decline, leading to loss of estrogen-mediated protective effects on bone and an increased risk of osteoporosis. Hormone replacement therapy, containing estrogen, has been used for many years to prevent and treat osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. READ MORE