• Absence of NLRP3 Inflammasome in Hematopoietic Cells Reduces Adverse Remodeling After Experimental Myocardial Infarction 

      Louwe, Maria Cornelia; Olsen, Maria Belland; Kaasbøll, Ole Jørgen; Yang, Kuan; Fosshaug, Linn Elisabeth Lillerud; Alfsnes, Katrine; Øgaard, Jonas; Rashidi, Azita; Skulberg, Vidar Magne; Yang, Mingyi; Fonseca, Davi de Miranda; Sharma, Animesh; Aronsen, Jan Magnus; Schrumpf, Elisabeth; Ahmed, Muhammad Shakil; Dahl, Christen Peder; Nyman, Tuula Anneli; Ueland, Thor; Melum, Espen; Halvorsen, Bente; Bjørås, Magnar; Attramadal, Håvard; Sjaastad, Ivar; Aukrust, Pål; Yndestad, Arne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      An inflammatory response is required for tissue healing after a myocardial infarction (MI), but the process must be balanced to prevent maladaptive remodeling. This study shows that improved survival and cardiac function ...
    • DNA glycosylase Neil3 regulates vascular smooth muscle cell biology during atherosclerosis development 

      Quiles-Jiménez, Ana M T; Gregersen, Ida; Segers, Filip; Skarpengland, Tonje; Kroustallaki, Pinelopi; Yang, Kuan; Kong, Xiang Yi; Lauritzen, Knut Husø; Olsen, Maria Belland; Karlsen, Tom Rune; Nyman, Tuula Anneli; Sagen, Ellen Lund; Bjerkeli, Vigdis; Suganthan, Rajikala; Nygård, Ståle; Scheffler, Katja; Prins, Jurriën; Van der Veer, Eric; Øgaard, Jonas; Fløisand, Yngvar; Jørgensen, Helle F.; Holven, Kirsten Bjørklund; Biessen, Erik A.L.; Nilsen, Hilde; Dahl, Tuva Børresdatter; Holm, Sverre; Bennett, Martin R.; Aukrust, Pål; Bjørås, Magnar; Halvorsen, Bente (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Background and aims Atherogenesis involves a complex interaction between immune cells and lipids, processes greatly influenced by the vascular smooth muscle cell (VSMC) phenotype. The DNA glycosylase NEIL3 has previously ...
    • NEIL3-deficiency increases gut permeability and contributes to a pro-atherogenic metabolic phenotype 

      Karlsen, Tom Rune; Kong, Xiang Yi; Holm, Sverre; Quiles-Jiménez, Ana M T; Dahl, Tuva Børresdatter; Yang, Kuan; Sagen, Ellen Lund; Skarpengland, Tonje; Øgaard, Jonas; Holm, Kristian; Vestad, Beate; Olsen, Maria Belland; Aukrust, Pål; Bjørås, Magnar; Hov, Johannes Espolin Roksund; Halvorsen, Bente; Gregersen, Ida (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Atherosclerosis and its consequences cause considerable morbidity and mortality world-wide. We have previously shown that expression of the DNA glycosylase NEIL3 is regulated in human atherosclerotic plaques, and that ...
    • NEIL3-Dependent Regulation of Cardiac Fibroblast Proliferation Prevents Myocardial Rupture 

      Olsen, Maria Belland; Hildrestrand, Gunn Annette; Scheffler, Katja; Vinge, Leif Erik; Alfsnes, Katrine; Palibrk, Vuk; Wang, Junbai; Neurauter, Christine Gran; Gomez, Luisa Fernanda Luna; Johansen, Jostein; Øgaard, Jonas; Ohm, Ingrid Kristine; Slupphaug, Geir; Kusnierczyk, Anna; Fiane, Arnt E; Brorson, Sverre Henning; Zhang, Lili; Gullestad, Lars; Louch, William Edward; Iversen, Per Ole; Østlie, Ingunn; Klungland, Arne; Christensen, Geir Arve; Sjaastad, Ivar; Sætrom, Pål; Yndestad, Arne; Aukrust, Pål; Bjørås, Magnar; Finsen, Alexandra (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Myocardial infarction (MI) triggers a reparative response involving fibroblast proliferation and differentiation driving extracellular matrix modulation necessary to form a stabilizing scar. Recently, it was shown that a ...