Search for dissertations about: "stem cells and atherosclerosis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words stem cells and atherosclerosis.

  1. 1. CYP26B1 as regulator of retinoic acid in vascular cells and atherosclerotic lesions

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Ali Ateia Elmabsout; Örebro universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; CYP26B1; alternative splice; vascular cells; atherosclerosis; alltrans-retinoic acid; gene polymorphism; inflammation; statins; Medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : Cardiovascular disease (CVD), currently the most common cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide, is caused mainly by atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis is a chronic multifocal, immunoinflammatory, fibroproliferative disease of medium and large arteries. READ MORE

  2. 2. Quantum dot biomarkers for tracking endothelial progenitor cells and activated endothelium

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Mátyás Molnár; KTH.; [2011]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURAL SCIENCES Chemistry Biochemistry; NATURVETENSKAP Kemi Biokemi; quantum dots; bioimaging; endothelium; adult stem cells; confocal microscopy; Biologi; Biology; Kemi; Chemistry; Fysik; Physics;

    Abstract : The development of new visualization techniques is essential in the field of bioimaging to gain deeper knowledge about various medical and biological events at the cellular and molecular levels. Quantum dots (QDs) are semiconductor nanocrystals which are opening new perspectives in biotechnology due to their powerful optical properties and high stability. READ MORE

  3. 3. In vivo and in vitro approaches to induce beta cells from stem and progenitor cells

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Lars Selander; Umeå universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; pancreas; stem cell; progenitor; beta cell; in vitro; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Molecular medicine genetics and pathology ; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Molekylär medicin genetik och patologi ; Molecular Medicine; molekylär medicin medicinska vetenskaper ;

    Abstract : Diabetes or diabetes mellitus which is the correct medical term is a medical condition were the affected person lack the ability to regulate his or her blood glucose levels. This inability is directly due to the fact that the insulin producing cells, residing in the pancreas, can’t meet the body’s demand for insulin. READ MORE

  4. 4. Pathophysiological impact of targeting the ROS-p53 axis

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Volkan I. Sayin; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Antioxidants; Cancer; p53; ROS; atherosclerosis;

    Abstract : The goal of this PhD thesis was to define the importance of the interplay between reactive oxygen species (ROS) and their activation of the tumor suppressor p53 in development and disease. We addressed this question using molecular biology and biochemical techniques together with mouse genetics and bioinformatics. READ MORE

  5. 5. Epithelial stem cells In Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Biosciences and Nutrition

    Author : Tomás McKenna; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome (HGPS) and restrictive dermopathy (RD) are two rare genetic disorders that affect children. Complications from cardiovascular disease, including atherosclerosis, are the most common cause of death in HGPS, which occurs at around 13 years of age. READ MORE