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Sammanfattning : Hedgehog (Hh) signalling is one of the most important signalling networks in the body and, when miss-regulated, has been implicated in many human tumours, particularly that of skin (Basal Cell Carcinoma, BCC) and brain (medulloblastoma). BCC most commonly arises due to mutations in the gene sequence of the Hh receptor protein PATCHED1 (PTCH1). LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Apoptosis, differentiation and proliferation have to be tightly balanced and thus regulated to maintain tissue homeostasis. Stress, metabolic cues, genetic variability, infections and physiological host-commensal interactions influence this balance and thus need to be integrated. Therefore, beyond the discrimination between self and non-self (i.e. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : ABSTRACT Background: Iodine is essential for development and growth as a constituent in thyroid hormones. Biological mechanisms for iodide uptake and concentration are very important, espe-cially as iodine is a relatively scarce element. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The presence of B cells producing autoantibodies is a common feature of many autoimmune conditions. The pathogenic role of the autoantibodies is often unclear, but they often serve as diagnostic markers and may be used as prognostic tools in some diseases. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Sjögren’s syndrome (SS) and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) are systemic rheumatic autoimmune diseases having a major impact on patient’s wellbeing. Besides fatigue, pain and direct damage to exocrine glands in SS, and various target organs, such as skin, joints, kidneys and brain in SLE, these diseases confer an increased risk of lymphoma development and can cause an autoimmune condition in the foetus of pregnant patients, termed neonatal lupus. LÄS MER