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Glycobiology

We study changes in proteoglycan structure inflammation and in kidneys in relation to diabetes and atherosclerosis. We also work with nutrition and health for persons with intellectual disabilities

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About the group

Glycobiology in relation to diet-related diseases is the main theme of our research. Glycoconjugates comprise a wide group of molecules; our focus is on the proteoglycans.

We study changes in proteoglycans and distribution in inflammation in mouse models and cell culture systems, and  human kidneys in relation to diabetes.

We also study nutritional-related health challenges in persons with intellectual disabilities.

Published Feb. 24, 2011 7:31 PM - Last modified Dec. 14, 2017 9:23 AM

Contact

Dept. of Nutrition
Domus Medica
Gaustad
Sognsvannsveien 9
0372 Oslo
 

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