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Niels Aarsæther

Associate Professor
  • E-mailNiels.Aarsaether@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 64 57
  • Visitor Address
    Jonas Lies vei 91
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen
Academic article
  • Araujo, Pedro; Belghit, Ikram; Aarsaether, Niels; Espe, Marit; Lucena, Eva; Holen, Elisabeth. 2019. The effect of omega-3 and omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids on the production of cyclooxygenase and lipoxygenase metabolites by human umbilical vein endothelial cells. Nutrients. 1-18.
  • Ying, Ming; Pey, Rodroguez Angel Luis; Aarsaether, Niels; Martinez, Aurora. 2010. Phenylalanine hydroxylase expression in primary rat hepatocytes is modulated by oxygen concentration. Molecular Genetics and Metabolism. 279-281.
  • Evensen, Lasse; Micklem, David Robert; Blois, Anna; Berge, Sissel Vik; Aarsaether, Niels; Littlewood-Evans, A; Wood, J.; Lorens, James. 2009. Mural cell associated VEGF is required for organotypic vessel formation. PLOS ONE.
  • Gunawickrama, S.H. Nandana P.; Aarsæther, Niels; Orbea, Amaia; Cajaraville, Miren P.; Goksøyr, Anders. 2008. PCB77 (3,3 ',4,4 '-tetrachlorobiphenyl) co-exposure prolongs CYP1A induction, and sustains oxidative stress in B(a)P-exposed turbot, Scophthalmus maximus, in a long-term study. Aquatic Toxicology. 65-74.
  • Ibrahim, Salah Osman; Aarsæther, Niels; Holsve, Marianne; Kross, Kenneth Wilfred; Heimdal, John H.; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Liavaag, Per G.; Elgindi, OA-Aziz; Johannessen, Anne Christine; Lillehaug, Johan; Vasstrand, Endre N. 2003. Gene expression profile in oral squamous cell carcinomas and matching normal oral mucosal tissues from black Africans and white Caucasians: the case of the Sudan vs. Norway. Oral Oncology. 37-48.
  • Aarsæther, Niels; Nilsen, BM. 1995. Nucleotide-excision repair in human cells. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 2786-2789.
  • Slupphaug, G.; Markussen, F.-H.; Olsen, Lisbeth Charlotte; Aasland, Rein; Aarsæther, Niels; Bakke, O.; Krokan, H. E.; Helland, Dag Emil. 1993. Human Uracil-DNA glycosylase is shared by the nucleus and the mitochondria. Nucleic Acid Res. 2579-2584.
  • Aarsland, A.; Berge, Rolf Kristian; Bremer, J.; Aarsæther, Niels. 1990. The hypolipidemic peroxisome proliferating drug bis (carboxymethylthio)-1.10-decane, a dicarboxylic metabolite of tiadenol, is activated to an acyl-coenzyme A thioester. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta. 176-183.
  • Aarsæther, Niels; Aarsland, A.; Fosse, R.; Berge, Rolf Kristian. 1990. Effects of the tumor promoter 12-0-tetradecanoylphorbol-13-acetate, on peroxisomal activities and enzyme activities involved in lipid metabolism in liver. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta. 86-93.
  • Aarsaether, Niels; Aarsland, A.; Kryvi, H; Nilsson, A; Svardal, Asbjørn M.; Ueland, Per Magne; Farstad, M. 1989. Changes in peroxisomes and mitochondria in liver of ethionine exposed rats: a biochemical and morphological investigation. Carcinogenesis. 987-994.
  • Aarsaether, Niels; Berge, Rolf Kristian; Husøy, Astrid Mette; Aarsland, A.; Kryvi, H; Svardal, Asbjørn M.; Ueland, Per Magne; Farstad, M. 1988. Ethionine-induced alterations of enzymes involved in lipid metabolism and their possible relationship to induction of fatty liver. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta. 349-358.
  • Aarsaether, Niels; Berge, Rolf Kristian; Aarsland, A.; Svardal, Asbjørn M.; Ueland, Per Magne. 1988. Effect of methotrexate on long-chain fatty acid metabolism in liver of rats fed a standard or a defined, choline-deficient diet. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta. 70-80.
  • Svardal, Asbjørn M.; Ueland, Per Magne; Berge, Rolf Kristian; Aarsland, A.; Aarsaether, Niels; Lønning, Per Eystein; Refsum, Helga. 1988. Effect of methotrexate on homocysteine and other sulfur compounds in tissues of rats fed a normal or a defined, choline-deficient diet. Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology. 313-318.
  • Berge, Rolf Kristian; Aarsaether, Niels; Aarsland, A.; Svardal, Asbjørn M.; Ueland, Per Magne. 1988. Effect of choline-deficiency and methotrexate administration on peroxisomal beta-oxidation, palmitoyl-CoA hydrolase activity and the glutathione content in rat liver. Carcinogenesis. 619-624.
  • Svardal, Asbjørn M.; Ueland, Per Magne; Aarsaether, Niels; Aarsland, A.; Berge, Rolf Kristian. 1988. Differential metabolic response of rat liver, kidney and spleen to ethionine exposure. S-adenosylamino acids, homocysteine and reduced glutathione in tissues. Carcinogenesis. 227-232.
Academic lecture
  • Aarsæther, Niels. 1997. Production and characterization of monoclonola natibodies against the protein ANPG; Human 3-methyladenine DNA glycosylase.
Masters thesis
  • Siraji, Muntequa Ishtiaq. 2018. Investigating the role of vitamin K in Axl-mediated melanoma progression and chemotherapeutic resistance.
  • Dhakal, Sushil. 2017. Axl Inhibition Enhances Sensitivity of BRAF Mutant Melanoma Cells to Vemurafenib.
  • Kang, Jing. 2015. The role of Axl in melanoma metastasis.
  • Zivkovic, Aleksandra. 2012. The effect of the arachidonic metabolite prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) on human endothelial cells.
  • Upadhyay, Suraj. 2012. Knockdown of FADS1 and its effect on angiogenesis activity in human umbilical vein endothelial cells (HUVECs) in vitro.
  • Tiwari, Prasanna. 2012. Down-regulation of COX-2 and its effect on Human umbilical vein endothelial cell.
  • Håvardstun, Agathe. 2010. Effekten av arakidonsyremetabolitten prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) på humane endotelceller.
  • Witsø, Solveig Lund. 2008. The disruption of VEGF signalling by the inhibition of delta 5- fatty acid desaturase (dFADS) in HUVECs.
  • Heggland, Ragnhild. 2006. Knockdown of p110β subunit of phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase in human umbilical vein endothelial cells with small interfering RNA.
  • Pourmortazavi, Mojgan. 2005. An analysis of mitochondrial DNA in young patients with stroke.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Aarsæther, Niels. 1991. Implication of peroxisomal fatty acid oxidation in non-mutagenic liver carcinogenesis. (dr.scient.).
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • Berge, Rolf Kristian; Kryvi, Harald; Aarsæther, Niels; Aarsland, A.; Lillehaug, Johan; Skorve, Jon. 1993. Proliferation of peroxisomes and mitochondria and modulation of lipid metabolizing enzymes by hypolipidaemic non-_b-oxidizable fatty acids (3-thia fatty acids).
  • Berge, Rolf Kristian; Kryvi, Harald; Aarsæther, Niels; Aarsland, A.; Skorve, Jon. 1993. A review in peroxisomes, biology and importance in toxicology and medicine.
Poster
  • Ibrahim, Salah Osman; Aarsæther, Niels; Holsve, Marianne; Kross, K. W.; Heimdal, J. H.; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Liavaag, Per G.; Elgindi, O. A-Aziz; Johannessen, Anne Christine; Lillehaug, Johan; Vasstrand, Endre N. 2002. Gene expression profile in oral squamous cell carcinomas and matching normal oral mucosal tissues from black Africans and white Caucasians: The case of the Sudan vs. Norway.

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