Björn Åkesson

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  1. 2019
  2. Healthy Nordic Diet Modulates the Expression of Genes Related to Mitochondrial Function and Immune Response in Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells from Subjects with Metabolic Syndrome–A SYSDIET Sub-Study

    Myhrstad, M. C. W., de Mello, V. D., Dahlman, I., Kolehmainen, M., Paananen, J., Rundblad, A., Carlberg, C., Olstad, O. K., Pihlajamäki, J., Holven, K. B., Hermansen, K., Dragsted, L. O., Gunnarsdottir, I., Cloetens, L., Storm, M. U., Åkesson, B., Rosqvist, F., Hukkanen, J., Herzig, K. H., Risérus, U. & 7 othersThorsdottir, I., Poutanen, K. S., Savolainen, M. J., Schwab, U., Arner, P., Uusitupa, M. & Ulven, S. M., 2019 Apr 9, In : Molecular Nutrition and Food Research. 1801405.

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  3. 2016
  4. Effects of a healthy Nordic diet on gene expression changes in peripheral blood mononuclear cells in response to an oral glucose tolerance test in subjects with metabolic syndrome: A SYSDIET sub-study

    Leder, L., Kolehmainen, M., Narverud, I., Dahlman, I., Myhrstad, M. C. W., De Mello, V. D., Paananen, J., Carlberg, C., Schwab, U., Herzig, K. H., Cloetens, L., Ulmius, M., Hukkanen, J., Savolainen, M. J., Rosqvist, F., Hermansen, K., Dragsted, L. O., Ingibjörg Gunnarsdottir, G., Thorsdottir, I., Risérus, U. & 7 othersBjörn Åkesson, Thoresen, M., Arner, P., Poutanen, K. S., Uusitupa, M., Holven, K. B. & Ulven, S. M., 2016 Mar 17, In : Genes & Nutrition. 11, 1

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  5. A Healthy Nordic Diet Alters the Plasma Lipidomic Profile in Adults with Features of Metabolic Syndrome in a Multicenter Randomized Dietary Intervention.

    Lankinen, M., Schwab, U., Kolehmainen, M., Paananen, J., Nygren, H., Seppänen-Laakso, T., Poutanen, K., Hyötyläinen, T., Risérus, U., Savolainen, M. J., Hukkanen, J., Brader, L., Marklund, M., Rosqvist, F., Hermansen, K., Cloetens, L., Önning, G., Thorsdottir, I., Gunnarsdottir, I., Åkesson, B. & 3 othersDragsted, L. O., Uusitupa, M. & Orešič, M., 2016, In : Journal of Nutrition.

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  6. 2015
  7. Healthy Nordic diet downregulates the expression of genes involved in inflammation in subcutaneous adipose tissue in individuals with features of the metabolic syndrome.

    Kolehmainen, M., Ulven, S. M., Paananen, J., de Mello, V., Schwab, U., Carlberg, C., Myhrstad, M., Pihlajamäki, J., Dungner, E., Sjölin, E., Gunnarsdottir, I., Cloetens, L., Landin-Olsson, M., Akesson, B., Rosqvist, F., Hukkanen, J., Herzig, K-H., Dragsted, L. O., Savolainen, M. J., Brader, L. & 7 othersHermansen, K., Risérus, U., Thorsdottir, I., Poutanen, K. S., Uusitupa, M., Arner, P. & Dahlman, I., 2015, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 101, 1, p. 228-239

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  8. The immune response in patients with cutaneous leishmaniasis and the influence of zinc supplementation.

    Guzman, M., Verduguez-Orellana, A., Montaño, K., Lieselotte Cloetens, Rojas, E., Björn Åkesson & Sejas, E., 2015, In : Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy. 69, p. 56-62

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  9. 2014
  10. A Dietary Biomarker Approach Captures Compliance and Cardiometabolic Effects of a Healthy Nordic Diet in Individuals with Metabolic Syndrome.

    Marklund, M., Magnusdottir, O. K., Rosqvist, F., Lieselotte Cloetens, Landberg, R., Kolehmainen, M., Brader, L., Hermansen, K., Poutanen, K. S., Herzig, K-H., Hukkanen, J., Savolainen, M. J., Dragsted, L. O., Schwab, U., Paananen, J., Uusitupa, M., Björn Åkesson, Thorsdottir, I. & Risérus, U., 2014, In : Journal of Nutrition. 144, 10, p. 1642-1649

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  11. Nutritional status in patients with cutaneous leishmaniasis and a study of the effects of zinc supplementation together with antimony treatment.

    Guzman, M., Rojas, E., Verduguez-Orellana, A., Pardo, H., Torrico, M. C., Lieselotte Cloetens, Björn Åkesson & Sejas, E., 2014, In : Food & Nutrition Research. 58, 23353.

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  12. Plasma alkylresorcinols C17:0/C21:0 ratio, a biomarker of relative whole-grain rye intake, is associated to insulin sensitivity: a randomized study.

    Magnusdottir, O. K., Landberg, R., Gunnarsdottir, I., L Cloetens, B Akesson, Mona Landin-Olsson, Rosqvist, F., Iggman, D., Schwab, U., Herzig, K-H., Savolainen, M. J., Brader, L., Hermansen, K., Kolehmainen, M., Poutanen, K., Uusitupa, M., Thorsdottir, I. & Risérus, U., 2014, In : European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 68, p. 453–458

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  13. Whole grain rye intake, reflected by a biomarker, is associated with favorable blood lipid outcomes in subjects with the metabolic syndrome - a randomized study.

    Magnusdottir, O. K., Landberg, R., Gunnarsdottir, I., Lieselotte Cloetens, Björn Åkesson, Rosqvist, F., Schwab, U., Herzig, K-H., Hukkanen, J., Savolainen, M. J., Brader, L., Hermansen, K., Kolehmainen, M., Poutanen, K., Uusitupa, M., Risérus, U. & Thorsdottir, I., 2014, In : PLoS ONE. 9, 10, e110827.

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  14. 2013
  15. Effects of an isocaloric healthy Nordic diet on insulin sensitivity, lipid profile and inflammation markers in metabolic syndrome - a randomized study (SYSDIET)

    Uusitupa, M., Hermansen, K., Savolainen, M. J., Schwab, U., Kolehmainen, M., Brader, L., Mortensen, L. S., Cloetens, L., Johansson Persson, A., Önning, G., Landin-Olsson, M., Herzig, K. -H., Hukkanen, J., Rosqvist, F., Iggman, D., Paananen, J., Pulkki, K. J., Siloaho, M., Dragsted, L., Barri, T. & 15 othersOvervad, K., Knudsen, K. E. B., Hedemann, M. S., Arner, P., Dahlman, I., Borge, G. I. A., Baardseth, P., Ulven, S. M., Gunnarsdottir, I., Jonsdottir, S., Thorsdottir, I., Oresic, M., Poutanen, K. S., Riserus, U. & Björn Åkesson, 2013, In : Journal of Internal Medicine. 274, 1, p. 52-66

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  16. Multiple Anticancer Effects of Damsin and Coronopilin Isolated from Ambrosia arborescens on Cell Cultures.

    Villagomez, R., Rodrigo, G., Collado, I. G., Calzado, M. A., Muñoz, E., Björn Åkesson, Olov Sterner, Almanza, G. R. & Rui-Dong Duan, 2013, In : Anticancer research. 33, 9, p. 3799-3805

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  17. Plasma Alkylresorcinols Reflect Important Whole-Grain Components of a Healthy Nordic Diet

    Magnusdottir, O. K., Landberg, R., Gunnarsdottir, I., Lieselotte Cloetens, Björn Åkesson, Gunilla Önning, Jonsdottir, S. E., Rosqvist, F., Schwab, U., Herzig, K-H., Savolainen, M. J., Brader, L., Hermansen, K., Kolehmainen, M., Poutanen, K., Uusitupa, M., Thorsdottir, I. & Riserus, U., 2013, In : Journal of Nutrition. 143, 9, p. 1383-1390

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  18. 2012
  19. Role of dietary beta-glucans in the prevention of the metabolic syndrome.

    Lieselotte Cloetens, Ulmius, M., Johansson Persson, A., Björn Åkesson & Gunilla Önning, 2012, In : Nutrition Reviews. 70, 8, p. 444-458

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  20. 2011
  21. Antioxidant and Antimutagenic Polyisoprenylated Benzophenones and Xanthones from Rheedia acuminata

    Almanza, G. R., Quispe, R., Mollinedo, P., Rodrigo, G., Fukushima, O., Villagomez, R., Björn Åkesson & Olov Sterner, 2011, In : Natural Product Communications. 6, 9, p. 1269-1274

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  22. 2010
  23. Antiproliferative activity of extracts of some Bolivian medicinal plants

    Rodrigo, G., Almanza, G. R., Björn Åkesson & Rui-Dong Duan, 2010, In : Journal of Medicinal Plants Research. 4, 21, p. 2204-2210

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  24. Antiproliferative effects of curcuphenol, a sesquiterpene phenol.

    Rodrigo, G., Almanza, G., Cheng, Y., Peng, J., Hamann, M., Rui-Dong Duan & Björn Åkesson, 2010, In : Fitoterapia. 81, 7, p. 762-766

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  25. Biomarkers of oxidative stress in overweight men are not influenced by a combination of antioxidants

    Rytter, E., Johansson, C., Vessby, B., Sjodin, A., Moller, L., Björn Åkesson & Basu, S., 2010, In : Free Radical Research. 44, 5, p. 522-528

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  26. Effects of Selenium Status and Polymorphisms in Selenoprotein Genes on Prostate Cancer Risk in a Prospective Study of European Men

    Steinbrecher, A., Meplan, C., Hesketh, J., Schomburg, L., Endermann, T., Jansen, E., Björn Åkesson, Rohrmann, S. & Linseisen, J., 2010, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention. 19, 11, p. 2958-2968

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  27. Regulation of selenoprotein mRNA expression by hormones and retinoic acid in bovine mammary cells.

    Bruzelius, K., Sundler, R., Pagmantidis, V. & Björn Åkesson, 2010, In : Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology. 24, p. 251-256

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  28. 2009
  29. A 5-methylcoumarin glucoside and a coumestan derivative from Mutisia orbignyana.

    Flores, Y., Rodrigo, G., Mollinedo, P., Björn Åkesson, Olov Sterner & Almanza, G., 2009, In : Revista Boliviana de Química. 26, 1, p. 21-26

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  30. 2008
  31. Anti proliferative activity on human colon cancer cells treated in vitro with extracts from Bolivian foods and other plants

    Rodrigo, G., Almanza, G., Rui-Dong Duan & Björn Åkesson, 2008, In : EJC Supplements. 6, 9, p. 198-198

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  32. Biomarkers of exposure to and mechanisms behind the anticarcinogenic action of selected dietary components - Introduction

    Björn Åkesson & Kyrtopoulos, S. A., 2008, In : European Journal of Nutrition. 47, Suppl. 2, p. 1-2

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  33. Biosynthesis of selenoproteins in cultured bovine mammary cells.

    Bruzelius, K., Purup, S., Peter James, Gunilla Önning & Björn Åkesson, 2008, In : Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology. 22, 3, p. 224-233

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  34. Selenium and cancer: biomarkers of selenium status and molecular action of selenium supplements

    Gromadzinska, J., Reszka, E., Bruzelius, K., Wasowicz, W. & Björn Åkesson, 2008, In : European Journal of Nutrition. 47, Suppl. 2, p. 29-50

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  35. 2007
  36. Occurrence of selenoprotein enzyme activities and mRNA in bovine mammary tissue.

    Bruzelius, K., Hoac, T., Sundler, R., Gunilla Önning & Björn Åkesson, 2007, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 90, 2, p. 918-927

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  37. 2006
  38. Functional markers of selenium status: UK Food Standards Agency workshop report

    Elsom, R., Sanderson, P., Hesketh, J. E., Jackson, M. J., Fairweather-Tait, S. J., Björn Åkesson, Handy, J. & Arthur, J. R., 2006, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 96, 5, p. 980-984

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  39. Influence of heat treatment on lipid oxidation and glutathione peroxidase activity in chicken and duck meat

    Hoac, T., Daun, C., Trafikowska, U., Zackrisson, J. & Björn Åkesson, 2006, In : Innovative Food Science & Emerging Technologies. 7, 1-2, p. 88-93

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  40. 2005
  41. 2004
  42. Antioxidants, low molecular weight carbohydrates, and total antioxidant capacity in strawberries (Fragaria x ananassa): Effects of cultivar, ripening, and storage

    Olsson, M. E., Ekvall, J., Gustavsson, K. E., Nilsson, J., Pillai, D., Ingegerd Sjöholm, Svensson, U., Björn Åkesson & Margareta Nyman, 2004, In : Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 52, 9, p. 2490-2498

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  43. Bioavailability of selenium from bovine milk as assessed in subjects with ileostomy

    Chen, J., Helena Lindmark Månsson, Drevelius, M., Tidehag, P., Hallmans, G., Erik Hertervig, Åke Nilsson & Björn Åkesson, 2004, In : European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 58, 2, p. 350-355

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  44. Total antioxidant capacity in different pea (Pisum sativum) varieties after blanching and freezing

    Nilsson, J., Stegmark, R. & Björn Åkesson, 2004, In : Food Chemistry. 86, 4, p. 501-507

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  45. 2003
  46. 2002
  47. Electrochemical studies on antioxidants in bovine milk

    Chen, J., Lo Gorton & Björn Åkesson, 2002, In : Analytica Chimica Acta. 474, 1-2, p. 137-146

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  48. 1999
  49. Effect of processing on major flavonoids in processed onions, green beans, and peas

    Ewald, C., Fjelkner-Modig, S., Johansson, K., Ingegerd Sjöholm & Björn Åkesson, 1999 Feb, In : Food Chemistry. 64, 2, p. 231-235 5 p.

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  50. 1997
  51. The crystal structure of seleno-glutathione peroxidase from human plasma at 2.9 Å resolution

    Ren, B., Huang, W., Björn Åkesson & Ladenstein, R., 1997, In : Journal of Molecular Biology. 268, 5, p. 869-885 17 p.

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  52. 1987
  53. A mixed endocrine adrenal tumour causing steatorrhoea

    Thesleff, P., C Benoni, Mårtensson, H., A Nilsson, Sundler, F. & B Akesson, 1987 Oct, In : Gut. 28, 10, p. 1298-301 4 p.

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