• Functional Toll-like receptors in primary first-trimester trophoblasts 

      Tangerås, Line; Stødle, Guro; Olsen, Guro Dalheim; Leknes, Ann-Helen; Gundersen, Astrid; Skei, Bente; Vikdal, Anne Jorunn; Ryan, Liv; Steinkjer, Bjørg; Myklebost, Merete; Langaas, Mette; Austgulen, Rigmor; Iversen, Ann-Charlotte (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Toll-like receptors (TLRs) are an important part of the body's danger response system and crucial for initiating inflammation in response to cellular stress, tissue damage, and infections. Proper placental development is ...
    • Metabolic profiles of placenta in preeclampsia using HR-MAS MRS metabolomics 

      Austdal, Marie; Thomsen, Liv Cecilie Vestrheim; Tangerås, Line Haugstad; Skei, Bente; Mathew, Seema; Bjørge, Line; Austgulen, Rigmor; Bathen, Tone Frost; Iversen, Ann-Charlotte (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Introduction Preeclampsia is a heterogeneous gestational disease characterized by maternal hypertension and proteinuria, affecting 2–7% of pregnancies. The disorder is initiated by insufficient placental development, ...
    • Placental inflammation by HMGB1 activation of TLR4 at the syncytium 

      Tangerås, Line Haugstad; Silva, Gabriela; Stødle, Guro; Gierman, Lobke; Skei, Bente; Collett, Karin; Beversmark, Anne Lise; Skråstad, Ragnhild Bergene; Thomsen, Liv Cecilie Vestrheim; Bjørge, Line; Iversen, Ann-Charlotte (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
      Normal pregnancy is characterized by an elevated inflammatory state involving the placenta. The placental inflammation is further increased in preeclampsia, resulting in release of harmful danger signals to the maternal ...
    • Placental inflammation by HMGB1 activation of TLR4 at the syncytium 

      Tangerås, Line Haugstad; Silva, Gabriela; Stødle, Guro; Gierman, Lobke; Skei, Bente; Collett, Karin; Beversmark, Anne Lise; Skråstad, Ragnhild Bergene; Thomsen, Liv Cecilie Vestrheim; Bjørge, Line; Iversen, Ann-Charlotte (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
      Introduction: Normal pregnancy is characterized by an elevated inflammatory state involving the placenta. The placental inflammation is further increased in preeclampsia, resulting in release of harmful danger signals ...
    • Placental inflammation by HMGB1 activation of TLR4 at the syncytium 

      Tangerås, Line Haugstad; Silva, Gabriela; Stødle, Guro; Gierman, Lobke; Skei, Bente; Collett, Karin; Beversmark, Anne Lise; Skråstad, Ragnhild Bergene; Thomsen, Liv Cecilie Vestrheim; Bjørge, Line; Iversen, Ann-Charlotte (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
      Introduction: Normal pregnancy is characterized by an elevated inflammatory state involving the placenta. The placental inflammation is further increased in preeclampsia, resulting in release of harmful danger signals to ...
    • Toll-like receptor profiling of seven trophoblast cell lines warrants caution for translation to primary trophoblasts 

      Gierman, Lobke; Stødle, Guro; Tangerås, Line Haugstad; Austdal, Marie; Olsen, Guro Dalheim; Follestad, Turid; Skei, Bente; Rian, Kristin; Gundersen, Astrid; Austgulen, Rigmor; Iversen, Ann-Charlotte (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Introduction Excessive placental inflammation is associated with pregnancy complications. Toll-like receptors (TLRs) are sensors for danger signals from infections and damaged tissue and initiate inflammation. Trophoblasts ...