Search for dissertations about: "protein S100B"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 swedish dissertations containing the words protein S100B.

  1. 1. Protein complexes assembly, structure and function

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå university

    Author : Kristina Wilhelm; Ludmilla Ludmilla Morozova-Roche; Catharina Svanborg; [2009]
    Keywords : HAMLET; ELOA; lysozyme; amyloid; medicinsk biokemi; Medical Biochemistry;

    Abstract :  Most proteins must fold into their native conformations to fulfil their biological functions. Failure of proteins to fold leads to cell pathology and a broad range of human diseases referred to as protein misfolding disease, e.g., Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and type II diabetes. READ MORE

  2. 2. S100B and Cardiac Surgery

    University dissertation from Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Henrik Bjursten; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; S100-B; S100B; S100beta; brain damage; cardiac surgery; CABG; renal function; autotransfusion; Cardiovascular system; serum marker; Kardiovaskulära systemet;

    Abstract : The brain-derived protein S100B is a 21 Kda dimerand have been used as a serum marker for brain damage of different etiology. The feasability of protein S100B as serum marker for brain damage after cardiac surgery was studied in this thesis. One unexpected finding was made, which changed the basis for interpration of S100B levels. READ MORE

  3. 3. On the importance of inflammation for personality traits and psychiatric morbidity

    University dissertation from Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Petra Suchankova; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; inflammation; C-reactive protein; complement factor H; S100B; receptor for advanced glycation end products; polymorphism; gene expression; personality traits; suicidal behaviour; schizophrenia; depression; Flinders sensitive line;

    Abstract : Background: Pro-inflammatory mediators have been implicated in processes that could be both beneficial and toxic to cells in the brain. On the one hand balanced levels of these mediators favour e.g. READ MORE

  4. 4. Neuropsychological Function After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting

    University dissertation from Department of Psychology, Lund University

    Author : Cecilia Dautovic Bergh; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Neurologi; neuropsychology; neurophysiology; Neurology; coronary artery bypass surgery; S100B; neuropsychological function; neuropsykologi; neurofysiologi; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Despite considerable research efforts, the incidence and mechanisms of diffuse cognitive impairment after coronary artery bypass surgery are not fully understood. The aim of the dissertation was to describe cognitive changes after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) and the predictors and consequences thereof. READ MORE

  5. 5. Clinical Aspects of Pediatric Head Injury

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Ramona Åstrand; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Head injury; Traumatic brain injury; Children; Management; Radiology; Biochemical brain injury markers; protein S100B;

    Abstract : Traumatic head injury is one of the leading causes to severe morbidity and death among children. Specific and national management guidelines for pediatric head injuries are lacking in Sweden, and management routines are consequently based on adult guidelines or local guidelines. READ MORE