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Concentrations of selected chemicals in indoor air from Norwegian homes and schools.

Sci Total Environ 2019 Jul 9;674:1-8. Epub 2019 Apr 9.

Division of Infection Control and Environmental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 222, Skøyen, N-0213 Oslo, Norway.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.04.086DOI Listing
July 2019

Pro-Inflammatory Responses in Human Bronchial Epithelial Cells Induced by Spores and Hyphal Fragments of Common Damp Indoor Molds.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2019 03 26;16(6). Epub 2019 Mar 26.

Department of Air Pollution and Noise, Division of Infection Control and Environment and Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P.O. Box 4404 Nydalen, N-0403 Oslo, Norway.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16061085DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6466608PMC
March 2019

Di-n-butyl phthalate modifies PMA-induced macrophage differentiation of THP-1 monocytes via PPARγ.

Toxicol In Vitro 2019 Feb 12;54:168-177. Epub 2018 Sep 12.

Department of Air Pollution and Noise, Division of Infection Control and Environmental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404, Nydalen, N-0403 Oslo, Norway.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tiv.2018.09.004DOI Listing
February 2019

The dental monomer 2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate (HEMA) causes transcriptionally regulated adaptation partially initiated by electrophilic stress.

Dent Mater 2019 01 27;35(1):125-134. Epub 2018 Nov 27.

Nordic Institute of Dental Materials, Sognsveien 70 A, NO-0855 Oslo, Norway. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dental.2018.11.008DOI Listing
January 2019

Decreased macrophage phagocytic function due to xenobiotic exposures in vitro, difference in sensitivity between various macrophage models.

Food Chem Toxicol 2018 Feb 16;112:86-96. Epub 2017 Dec 16.

Department of Toxicology and Risk Assessment, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway; Department of Infectious Immunology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fct.2017.12.024DOI Listing
February 2018

Do Carpets Impair Indoor Air Quality and Cause Adverse Health Outcomes: A Review.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2018 01 23;15(2). Epub 2018 Jan 23.

The Norwegian Labour Inspection Authority, P.O. Box 4720 Sluppen, 7468 Trondheim, Norway.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15020184DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5858259PMC
January 2018

Dampness and Moisture Problems in Norwegian Homes.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2017 10 17;14(10). Epub 2017 Oct 17.

Domain of Infection Control and Environmental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P.O. Box 4404 Nydalen, N-0403 Oslo, Norway.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph14101241DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5664742PMC
October 2017

Bisphenol A Is More Potent than Phthalate Metabolites in Reducing Pancreatic -Cell Function.

Biomed Res Int 2017 13;2017:4614379. Epub 2017 Feb 13.

Domain of Infection Control and Environmental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P.O. Box 4404, Nydalen, 0403 Oslo, Norway.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2017/4614379DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5327753PMC
March 2017

Pulmonary phthalate exposure and asthma - is PPAR a plausible mechanistic link?

EXCLI J 2013 20;12:733-59. Epub 2013 Aug 20.

Division of Environmental Medicine, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404 Nydalen, N-0403 Oslo, Norway.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4662182PMC
December 2015

Early life exposure to bisphenol A investigated in mouse models of airway allergy, food allergy and oral tolerance.

Food Chem Toxicol 2015 Sep 3;83:17-25. Epub 2015 Jun 3.

Dep of Food, Water and Cosmetics, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404, 0403 Oslo, Norway. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fct.2015.05.009DOI Listing
September 2015

TEGDMA and filler particles from dental composites additively attenuate LPS-induced cytokine release from the macrophage cell line RAW 264.7.

Clin Oral Investig 2015 Jan 11;19(1):61-9. Epub 2014 Mar 11.

Nordic Institute of Dental Materials AS, PO Box 3874, Ullevaal Stadion, 0805, Oslo, Norway.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00784-014-1212-7DOI Listing
January 2015

Transmaternal bisphenol A exposure accelerates diabetes type 1 development in NOD mice.

Toxicol Sci 2014 Feb 4;137(2):311-23. Epub 2013 Nov 4.

* Department of Food, Water and Cosmetics, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/toxsci/kft242DOI Listing
February 2014

Prenatal exposure to bisphenol A interferes with the development of cerebellar granule neurons in mice and chicken.

Int J Dev Neurosci 2013 Dec 30;31(8):762-9. Epub 2013 Sep 30.

Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences, University of Oslo, P.O. Box 1068 Blindern, N-0316 Oslo, Norway. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdevneu.2013.09.009DOI Listing
December 2013

Long-term bisphenol A exposure accelerates insulitis development in diabetes-prone NOD mice.

Immunopharmacol Immunotoxicol 2013 Jun 18;35(3):349-58. Epub 2013 Mar 18.

Department of Food, Water and Cosmetics, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/08923973.2013.772195DOI Listing
June 2013

Dental monomers inhibit LPS-induced cytokine release from the macrophage cell line RAW264.7.

Toxicol Lett 2013 Feb 23;216(2-3):130-8. Epub 2012 Nov 23.

Nordic Institute of Dental Materials AS, PO Box 3874 Ullevaal stadion, N-0805, Oslo, Norway.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.toxlet.2012.11.010DOI Listing
February 2013

Mono-2-ethylhexylphthalate (MEHP) induces TNF-α release and macrophage differentiation through different signalling pathways in RAW264.7 cells.

Toxicol Lett 2012 Feb 26;209(1):43-50. Epub 2011 Nov 26.

Division of Environmental Medicine, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P.O. Box 4404 Nydalen, N-0403 Oslo, Norway.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.toxlet.2011.11.016DOI Listing
February 2012

Mono(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate induces both pro- and anti-inflammatory responses in rat alveolar macrophages through crosstalk between p38, the lipoxygenase pathway and PPARalpha.

Inhal Toxicol 2010 Feb;22(2):140-50

Department of Air Pollution and Noise, Division of Environmental Medicine, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/08958370903019885DOI Listing
February 2010

Phthalate levels in Norwegian indoor air related to particle size fraction.

J Environ Monit 2007 Dec 7;9(12):1419-25. Epub 2007 Sep 7.

Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Environmental Medicine, Department of Air Pollution and Noise, Oslo, Norway.

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http://xlink.rsc.org/?DOI=b709947a
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/b709947aDOI Listing
December 2007

Involvement of NADPH oxidase and iNOS in rodent pulmonary cytokine responses to urban air and mineral particles.

Inhal Toxicol 2007 Jun;19(8):645-55

Division of Environmental Medicine, Section for Air Pollution Toxicology and Noise, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway.

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http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/0895837070135352
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08958370701353528 DOI Listing
June 2007

Apoptosis induced by the monomers HEMA and TEGDMA involves formation of ROS and differential activation of the MAP-kinases p38, JNK and ERK.

Dent Mater 2007 Jan 23;23(1):34-9. Epub 2006 Jan 23.

NIOM-Nordic Institute of Dental Materials, PO Box 70, N-1305 Haslum, Norway.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dental.2005.11.037DOI Listing
January 2007

Regulation of rat alveolar type 2 cell proliferation in vitro involves type II cAMP-dependent protein kinase.

Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 2007 Jan 15;292(1):L232-9. Epub 2006 Sep 15.

Division of Environmental Medicine, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajplung.00049.2006DOI Listing
January 2007

Mechanisms of silica-induced IL-8 release from A549 cells: initial kinase-activation does not require EGFR activation or particle uptake.

Toxicology 2006 Oct 11;227(1-2):105-16. Epub 2006 Aug 11.

Department of Air Pollution and Noise, Division of Environmental Medicine, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, N-0403 Oslo, Norway.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tox.2006.07.029DOI Listing
October 2006

Role of mitogen activated protein kinases and protein kinase C in cadmium-induced apoptosis of primary epithelial lung cells.

Toxicology 2005 Aug 18;211(3):253-64. Epub 2005 Apr 18.

Division of Environmental Medicine, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P.O. Box 4404, Nydalen, N-0403 Oslo, Norway.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tox.2005.03.012DOI Listing
August 2005

Mineral composition other than quartz is a critical determinant of the particle inflammatory potential.

Int J Hyg Environ Health 2002 Feb;204(5-6):327-31

Department of Environmental Medicine, National Institute of Public Health, 4404 Nydalen, N-0403 Oslo, Norway.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1078/1438-4639-00108DOI Listing
February 2002