Search for dissertations about: "winged helix"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words winged helix.

  1. 1. FOXC2 : a regulator of adipocyte metabolism

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Anna Cederberg; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; FOXC2; forkhead; winged helix; obesity; diabetes; adipocyte; insulin resistance;

    Abstract : Obesity, hyperlipidemia and insulin resistance are common forerunners of type 2 diabetes, a serious and increasingly prevalent disease in both the industrialised part of the world as well as in third world countries. We have identified the human transcription factor gene FOXC2 as a key regulator of adipocyte metabolism. READ MORE

  2. 2. Protein-RNA interplay in translation. Structural studies of RRF, SelB and L1

    University dissertation from Maria Selmer, Molecular Biophysics, Lund University

    Author : Maria Selmer; [2002]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Molecular biophysics; Molekylär biofysik; crystallography; mimicry; translation factor; L1; SelB; protein synthesis; RRF;

    Abstract : Translation is a central biological process, that is catalysed by a machinery consisting of RNA and protein. In this thesis three different protein components of the bacterial protein synthesis system have been structurally studied. READ MORE

  3. 3. Foxi1, an important gene for hearing, kidney function and male fertility

    University dissertation from Maria Selmer, Molecular Biophysics, Lund University

    Author : Hilmar Vidarsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Aim: In this study we focused on the biological importance of the forkhead transcription factor Foxi1. The overall aim was to elucidate the functional role of Foxi1 in the inner ear, kidney and epididymis. READ MORE