Alf Kristian Berg

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  • Grigalavicius, Mantas; Mastrangelopoulou, Maria; Arous, Delmon; Juzeniene, Asta; Ménard, Mathilde; Skarpen, Ellen; Berg, Kristian & Theodossiou, Theodossis (2020). Photodynamic efficacy of cercosporin in 3D tumor cell CCultures. Photochemistry and Photobiology.  ISSN 0031-8655.  96(3), s 699- 707 . doi: 10.1111/php.13257 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Jerjes, Waseem; Hamdoon, Zaid; Berg, Kristian; Høgset, Anders & Hopper, Colin (2020). Apparent Complete Response of a Treatment Refractory and Recurrent Squamous Cell Carcinoma Lesion to Photochemical Internalization: A Clinical Case Study. Photochemistry and Photobiology.  ISSN 0031-8655. . doi: 10.1111/php.13210
  • Jerjes, Waseem; Theodossiou, Theodossis; Hirschberg, Henry; Høgset, Anders; Weyergang, Anette; Selbo, Pål Kristian; Hamdoon, Zaid; Hopper, Colin & Berg, Kristian (2020). Photochemical Internalization for Intracellular Drug Delivery. From Basic Mechanisms to Clinical Research. Journal of Clinical Medicine.  ISSN 2077-0383.  9(2) . doi: 10.3390/jcm9020528
  • Li, Xue; Salzano, Giuseppina; Qiu, Jingwen; Ménard, Mathilde; Berg, Kristian; Theodossiou, Theodossis; Ladavière, Catherine & Gref, Ruxandra (2020). Drug-Loaded Lipid-Coated Hybrid Organic-Inorganic “Stealth” Nanoparticles for Cancer Therapy. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology.  ISSN 2296-4185. . doi: 10.3389/fbioe.2020.01027
  • Mastrangelopoulou, Maria; Grigalavicius, Mantas; Henriksen-Raabe, Tine Therese; Skarpen, Ellen; Juzenas, Petras; Qian, Peng; Berg, Kristian & Theodossiou, Theodossis (2020). Predictive biomarkers for 5-ALA-PDT can lead to personalized treatments and overcome tumor-specific resistances. Cancer Reports.  ISSN 2573-8348.  s 1- 16 . doi: 10.1002/cnr2.1278
  • Nguyen, Jimmi; Madsen J, Steen; Gederaas, Odrun Arna; Berg, Kristian; Høgset, Anders & Hirschberg, Henry (2020). Ultrasonic Activation of the Sonosensitizer Fimaporfin Enhances the Efficacy of Chemotherapy: An In Vitro Study on Rat Glioma Cells.. Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology.  ISSN 0171-5216. . doi: 10.31487/j.COR.2020.05.10
  • Nguyen, Lina; Potma, Eric O.; Le, Jimmy N.; Johnson, Julie; Romena, Gabrielle; Qian, Peng; Berg, Kristian & Hirschberg, Henry (2020). Photosensitizer delivery by fibrin glue: potential for bypassing the blood-brain barrier. Lasers in Medical Science.  ISSN 0268-8921. . doi: 10.1007/s10103-020-03140-w
  • Peng, Wei; de Bruijn, Henriette S.; Ten Hagen, Timo L. M.; Berg, Kristian; Roodenburg, Jan L. N.; van Dam, Go M.; Witjes, Max J. H. & Robinson, Dominic J. (2020). In-vivo optical monitoring of the efficacy of epidermal growth factor receptor targeted photodynamic therapy: The effect of fluence rate. Cancers.  ISSN 2072-6694.  12(1) . doi: 10.3390/cancers12010190
  • Peng, Weiming; de Bruijn, Henriette S.; ten Hagen, Timo L. M.; van Dam, Go M.; Roodenburg, Jan L. N.; Berg, Kristian; Witjes, Max J. H. & Robinson, Dominic J. (2020). Targeted Photodynamic Therapy of Human Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma with Anti-epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Antibody Cetuximab and Photosensitizer IR700DX in the Mouse Skin-fold Window Chamber Model. Photochemistry and Photobiology.  ISSN 0031-8655.  96(3), s 708- 717 . doi: 10.1111/php.13267
  • Wong, Judith Jing Wen; Berstad, Maria Elisabeth Brandal; Fremstedal, Ane Sofie Viset; Berg, Kristian; Patzke, Sebastian; Sørensen, Vigdis; Qian, Peng; Selbo, Pål Kristian & Weyergang, Anette (2020). Photochemically-induced release of lysosomal sequestered sunitinib: Obstacles for therapeutic efficacy. Cancers.  ISSN 2072-6694.  12(2) . doi: 10.3390/cancers12020417
  • Grigalavicius, Mantas; Mastrangelopoulou, Maria; Berg, Kristian; Arous, Delmon; Ménard, Mathilde; Henriksen-Raabe, Tine Therese; Brondz, Efim; Siem, Sunniva; Görgen, Andreas; Edin, Nina Frederike J; Malinen, Eirik & Theodossiou, Theodossis (2019). Proton-dynamic therapy following photosensitiser activation by accelerated protons demonstrated through fluorescence and singlet oxygen production. Nature Communications.  ISSN 2041-1723.  10(1) . doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-12042-7 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Jerjes, Waseem; Hamdoon, Zaid; Berg, Kristian; Høgset, Anders & Hopper, Colin (2019). Recurrent chondroblastic osteosarcoma of the right mandible subjected to photochemical internalization. Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic Therapy.  ISSN 1572-1000.  27, s 288- 290 . doi: 10.1016/j.pdpdt.2019.06.018
  • Olsen, Cathrine Elisabeth; Chung, Lawrence H.; Weyergang, Anette; Berg, Kristian; Vallera, Daniel A.; Rosenblum, Michael G. & Selbo, Pål Kristian (2019). Design, Characterization, and Evaluation of scFvCD133/rGelonin: A CD133-Targeting Recombinant Immunotoxin for Use in Combination with Photochemical Internalization. Journal of Clinical Medicine.  ISSN 2077-0383.  9(1) . doi:
  • Shin, Diane; Nguyen, Lina; T Le, Mai; Ju, David; N Le, Jimmy; Berg, Kristian & Hirschberg, Henry (2019). The effects of low irradiance long duration photochemical internalization on glioma spheroids. Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic Therapy.  ISSN 1572-1000.  26, s 442- 447 . doi: 10.1016/j.pdpdt.2019.05.005
  • Sun, Chung-Ho; Berg, Kristian & Hirschberg, Henry (2019). Photochemical Internalization Enhanced Nonviral Suicide Gene Therapy. Methods in molecular biology.  ISSN 1064-3745.  1895, s 165- 176 . doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-8922-5_13
  • Theodossiou, Theodossis; Ali, Muhammad; Grigalavicius, Mantas; Grallert, Beata; Dillard, Pierre; Schink, Kay Oliver; Olsen, Cathrine Elisabeth; Wälchli, Sébastien; Inderberg, Else Marit; Kubin, Andreas; Qian, Peng & Berg, Kristian (2019). Simultaneous defeat of MCF7 and MDA-MB-231 resistances by a hypericin PDT-tamoxifen hybrid therapy. NPJ breast cancer.  ISSN 2374-4677. . doi: 10.1038/s41523-019-0108-8
  • Eng, Marius Strømbo; Kaur, Jagdip; Prasmickaite, Lina; Engesæter, Birgit Øvstebø; Weyergang, Anette; Skarpen, Ellen; Berg, Kristian; Rosenblum, Michael G.; Mælandsmo, Gunhild Mari; Høgset, Anders; Ferrone, Soldano & Selbo, Pål Kristian (2018). Enhanced targeting of triple-negative breast carcinoma and malignant melanoma by photochemical internalization of CSPG4-targeting immunotoxins. Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences.  ISSN 1474-905X.  17(5), s 539- 551 . doi: 10.1039/c7pp00358g
  • Mastrangelopoulou, Maria; Grigalavicius, Mantas; Berg, Kristian; Ménard, Mathilde & Theodossiou, Theodossis (2018). Cytotoxic and Photocytotoxic Effects of Cercosporin on Human Tumor Cell Lines. Photochemistry and Photobiology.  ISSN 0031-8655.  s 1- 10 . doi: 10.1111/php.12997
  • Nair, Rohit Kumar; Christie, Catherine; Ju, David; Shin, Diane; Pomeroy, Aftin; Berg, Kristian; Qian, Peng & Hirschberg, Henry (2018). Enhancing the effects of chemotherapy by combined macrophage-mediated photothermal therapy (PTT) and photochemical internalization (PCI). Lasers in Medical Science.  ISSN 0268-8921.  33(8), s 1747- 1755 . doi: 10.1007/s10103-018-2534-5
  • Shin, Diane; Christie, Catherine; Ju, David; Nair, Rohit Kumar; Molina, Stephanie; Berg, Kristian; Krasieva, Tatiana B.; Madsen, Steen J. & Hirschberg, Henry (2018). Photochemical internalization enhanced macrophage delivered chemotherapy. Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic Therapy.  ISSN 1572-1000.  21, s 156- 162 . doi: 10.1016/j.pdpdt.2017.12.002
  • Weyergang, Anette; Fremstedal, Ane Sofie Viset; Skarpen, Ellen; Qian, Peng; Mohamedali, Khalid A.; Eng, Marius Strømbo; Cheung, Lawrence H.; Rosenblum, Michael G.; Waltenberger, Johannes & Berg, Kristian (2018). Light-enhanced VEGF121/rGel: A tumor targeted modality with vascular and immune-mediated efficacy. Journal of Controlled Release.  ISSN 0168-3659.  288, s 161- 172 . doi: 10.1016/j.jconrel.2018.09.005
  • Christie, Catherine; Pomeroy, Aftin; Nair, Rohit; Berg, Kristian & Hirschberg, Henry (2017). Photodynamic therapy enhances the efficacy of gene-directed enzyme prodrug therapy. Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic Therapy.  ISSN 1572-1000.  18, s 140- 148 . doi: 10.1016/j.pdpdt.2017.02.016
  • Gaware, Vivek S.; Håkerud, Monika; Juzeniene, Asta; Høgset, Anders; Berg, Kristian & Másson, Már (2017). Endosome Targeting meso-Tetraphenylchlorin-Chitosan Nanoconjugates for Photochemical Internalization. Biomacromolecules.  ISSN 1525-7797.  18(4), s 1108- 1126 . doi: 10.1021/acs.biomac.6b01670
  • Gederaas, Odrun Arna; Johnsson, Anders Carl G.; Berg, Kristian; Manandhar, Rojlina; Shrestha, Chetana; Skåre, Daniel; Ekroll, Ingvild Kinn; Høgset, Anders & Hjelde, Astrid (2017). Photochemical internalization in bladder cancer-development of an orthotopic in vivo model. Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences.  ISSN 1474-905X.  16(11), s 1664- 1676 . doi: 10.1039/c7pp00176b
  • Norum, Ole-Jacob Anderssen; Fremstedal, Ane Sofie Viset; Weyergang, Anette; Golab, Jakub & Berg, Kristian (2017). Photochemical delivery of bleomycin induces T-cell activation of importance for curative effect and systemic anti-tumor immunity. Journal of Controlled Release.  ISSN 0168-3659.  268, s 120- 127 . doi: 10.1016/j.jconrel.2017.10.015
  • Olsen, Cathrine Elisabeth; Sellevold, Simen; Theodossiou, Theodossis; Patzke, Sebastian & Berg, Kristian (2017). Impact of genotypic and phenotypic differences in sarcoma models on the outcome of photochemical internalization (PCI) of bleomycin. Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic Therapy.  ISSN 1572-1000.  20, s 35- 47 . doi: 10.1016/j.pdpdt.2017.08.010
  • Olsen, Cathrine Elisabeth; Weyergang, Anette; Edwards, Victoria Tudor; Berg, Kristian; Brech, Andreas; Weisheit, Sabine; Høgset, Anders & Selbo, Pål Kristian (2017). Development of resistance to photodynamic therapy (PDT) in human breast cancer cells is photosensitizer-dependent: Possible mechanisms and approaches for overcoming PDT-resistance. Biochemical Pharmacology.  ISSN 0006-2952.  144, s 63- 77 . doi: 10.1016/j.bcp.2017.08.002
  • Sellevold, Simen; Qian, Peng; Fremstedal, Ane Sofie Viset & Berg, Kristian (2017). Photochemical internalization (PCI) of bleomycin is equally effective in two dissimilar leiomyosarcoma xenografts in athymic mice. Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic Therapy.  ISSN 1572-1000.  20, s 95- 106 . doi: 10.1016/j.pdpdt.2017.08.015
  • Theodossiou, Theodossis; Olsen, Cathrine Elisabeth; Jonsson, Marte; Kubin, Andreas; Hothersall, John S. & Berg, Kristian (2017). The diverse roles of glutathione-associated cell resistance against hypericin photodynamic therapy. Redox Biology.  ISSN 2213-2317.  12, s 191- 197 . doi: 10.1016/j.redox.2017.02.018
  • Berg, Kristian & Selbo, Pål Kristian (2016). Photochemical Internalization (PCI) — A Technology for Intracellular Drug Delivery, In Kadish Karl M; Kevin M. Smith & Roger Guilard (ed.),  Handbook of Porphyrin Science: With Applications to Chemistry, Physics, Materials Science, Engineering, Biology and Medicine.  World Scientific.  ISBN 978-981-3149-63-2.  210.  s 245 - 300
  • Christie, Catherine; Molina, Stephanie; Gonzales, Jonathan; Berg, Kristian; Nair, Rohit Kumar; Huynh, Khoi; Madsen, Steen J. & Hirschberg, Henry (2016). Synergistic chemotherapy by combined moderate hyperthermia and photochemical internalization. Biomedical Optics Express.  ISSN 2156-7085.  7(4), s 1240- 1250 . doi: 10.1364/BOE.7.001240
  • Madsen, Steen J.; Gonzales, Jonathan; Zamora, Genesis; Berg, Kristian; Nair, Rohit Kumar & Hirschberga, Henry (2016). Comparing the effects of light-or sonic-activated drug delivery: Photochemical/sonochemical internalization. Journal of Environmental Pathology And Toxicology.  ISSN 0731-8898.  35(1), s 91- 98 . doi: 10.1615/JEnvironPatholToxicolOncol.2016015463
  • Reichrath, Jörg; Berg, Kristian; Emmert, Steffen; Lademann, Jürgen; Seckmeyer, Gunther; Zastrow, Leonhard; Vogt, Thomas & Holick, Michael F. (2016). Biologic effects of light: An enlighting prospective. Anticancer Research.  ISSN 0250-7005.  36(3), s 1339- 1344
  • Sultan, Ahmed A.; Jerjes, Waseem; Berg, Kristian; Høgset, Anders; Mosse, Charles A.; Hamoudi, Rifat; Hamdoon, Zaid; Simeon, Celia; Carnell, Dawn; Forster, Martin & Hopper, Colin (2016). Disulfonated tetraphenyl chlorin (TPCS2a)-induced photochemical internalisation of bleomycin in patients with solid malignancies: a phase 1, dose-escalation, first-in-man trial. The Lancet Oncology.  ISSN 1470-2045.  17(9), s 1217- 1229 . doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(16)30224-8
  • Theodossiou, Theodossis; Waelchli, Sebastien; Olsen, Cathrine Elisabeth; Skarpen, Ellen & Berg, Kristian (2016). Deciphering the nongenomic, mitochondrial toxicity of tamoxifens as determined by cell metabolism and redox activity. ACS Chemical Biology.  ISSN 1554-8929.  11(1), s 251- 262 . doi: 10.1021/acschembio.5b00734
  • Weyergang, Anette; Berg, Kristian & Selbo, Pål Kristian (2016). Photochemical Internalization-Enhanced Targeting of Vasculature and Cancer Stem Cells - Present and Future Perspectives. Comprehensive Series in Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences.  ISSN 2041-9716.  15, s 161- 180 . doi:
  • Baglo, Yan; Qian, Peng; Hagen, Lars; Berg, Kristian; Høgset, Anders; Drabløs, Finn & Gederaas, Odrun Arna (2015). Studies of the photosensitizer disulfonated meso-tetraphenyl chlorin in an orthotopic rat bladder tumor model. Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic Therapy.  ISSN 1572-1000.  12(1), s 58- 66 . doi: 10.1016/j.pdpdt.2014.12.005
  • Berstad, Maria Elisabeth Brandal; Cheung, LH; Berg, Kristian; Qian, Peng; Fremstedal, Ane Sofie Viset; Patzke, Sebastian; Rosenblum, M.G. & Weyergang, Anette (2015). Design of an EGFR-targeting toxin for photochemical delivery: In vitro and in vivo selectivity and efficacy. Oncogene.  ISSN 0950-9232.  34(44), s 5582- 5592 . doi: 10.1038/onc.2015.15
  • Bostad, Monica; Olsen, Cathrine; Qian, Peng; Berg, Kristian; Høgset, Anders & Selbo, Pål Kristian (2015). Light-controlled endosomal escape of the novel CD133-targeting immunotoxin AC133-saporin by photochemical internalization - A minimally invasive cancer stem cell-targeting strategy. Journal of Controlled Release.  ISSN 0168-3659.  206, s 37- 48 . doi: 10.1016/j.jconrel.2015.03.008
  • Bull-Hansen, Bente; Berstad, Maria Elisabeth Brandal; Berg, Kristian; Cao, Yu; Skarpen, Ellen; Fremstedal, Ane Sofie Viset; Rosenblum, Michael G.; Qian, Peng & Weyergang, Anette (2015). Photochemical activation of MH3-B1/rGel: a HER2-targeted treatment approach for ovarian cancer. OncoTarget.  ISSN 1949-2553.  6(14), s 12436- 12451 . doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.3814
  • Christie, Catherine E.; Zamora, Genesis; Kwon, Young Jik; Berg, Kristian; Madsen, Steen J. & Hirschberg, Henry (2015). Macrophage mediated PCI enhanced gene-directed enzyme prodrug therapy. Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging.  ISSN 1605-7422.  9305 . doi: 10.1117/12.2082590
  • Gederaas, Odrun Arna; Hauge, Anette; Ellingsen, Pål Gunnar; Berg, Kristian; Altin, Dag; Bardal, Tora; Høgset, Anders & Lindgren, Mikael (2015). Photochemical internalization of bleomycin and temozolomide – in vitro studies on the glioma cell line F98. Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences.  ISSN 1474-905X.  14(7), s 1357- 1366 . doi: 10.1039/c5pp00144g
  • Selbo, Pål Kristian; Bostad, Monica; Olsen, Cathrine; Edwards, Victoria Tudor; Høgset, Anders; Weyergang, Anette & Berg, Kristian (2015). Photochemical internalisation, a minimally invasive strategy for light-controlled endosomal escape of cancer stem cell-targeting therapeutics. Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences.  ISSN 1474-905X.  14(8), s 1433- 1450 . doi: 10.1039/c5pp00027k
  • Weyergang, Anette; Berstad, Maria Elisabeth Brandal; Bull-Hansen, Bente; Olsen, Cathrine; Selbo, Pål Kristian & Berg, Kristian (2015). Photochemical activation of drugs for the treatment of therapy-resistant cancers. Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences.  ISSN 1474-905X.  14(8), s 1465- 1475 . doi: 10.1039/c5pp00029g
  • Berg, Kristian; Weyergang, Anette; Vikdal, Marie; Norum, Ole-Jacob & Selbo, Pål Kristian (2014). Photochemical Internalization: A novel Technology for Targeted Macromolecule Therapy, In Mahmoud H. Abdel-Kader (ed.),  Photodynamic Therapy - From Theory to Application.  Springer.  ISBN 978-3-642-39629-8.  III.  s 119 - 130
  • Sobczynski, Jan; Kristensen, Solveig & Berg, Alf Kristian (2014). The influence of Pluronics nanovehicles on dark cytotoxicity, photocytotoxicity and localization of four model photosensitizers in cancer cells. Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences.  ISSN 1474-905X.  13(1), s 8- 22 . doi: 10.1039/c3pp50181g Show summary
  • Wang, Frederick; Zamora, Genesis; Sun, Chung-Ho; Trinidad, Anthony; Berg, Kristian; Madsen, Steen; Kwon, Young Jik & Hirschberg, Henry (2014). Photochemical internalization (PCI) enhanced nonviral transfection of tumor suppressor and pro-drug activating genes; A potential treatment modality for gliomas. Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging.  ISSN 1605-7422.  8928:8928OB . doi: 10.1117/12.2041627
  • Garaiova, Zuzana; Strand, Sabina P.; Reitan, Nina Kristine; Lelu, Sylvie; Størset, Sigmund Østtveit; Berg, Alf Kristian; Malmo, Jostein; Folasire, Oladayo; Bjørkøy, Astrid & Davies, Catharina De Lange (2012). Cellular uptake of DNA-chitosan nanoparticles: The role of clathrin- and caveolae-mediated pathways. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules.  ISSN 0141-8130.  51(5), s 1043- 1051 . doi: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2012.08.016
  • Weyergang, Anette; Selbo, Pål Kristian & Berg, Alf Kristian (2012). Sustained EKR inhibition by EGFR targeting therapies is a predictive factor for synergistic cytotoxicity with PDT as neoadjuvant therapy. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta.  ISSN 0006-3002.  1830(3), s 2659- 2670 . doi: 10.1016/j.bbagen.2012.11.010
  • Agostinis, Patrizia; Berg, Alf Kristian; Cengel, Keith A.; Foster, Thomas H.; Girotti, Albert W.; Gollnick, Sandra O.; Hahn, Stephen M.; Hamblin, Michael; Juzeniene, Asta; Kessel, David; Korbelik, Mladen; Moan, Johan Emilian; Mroz, Pawel; Nowis, Dominika; Piette, Jacques; Wilson, Brian C. & Golab, Jakub (2011). Photodynamic Therapy of Cancer: An Update. CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians.  ISSN 0007-9235.  61(4), s 250- 281 . doi: 10.3322/caac.20114
  • Berg, Alf Kristian; Nordstrand, Solveig; Selbo, Pål Kristian; Thuy Thi Tran, Diem; Angell-Petersen, Even & Høgset, Anders (2011). Disulfonated tetraphenyl chlorin (TPCS2a), a novel photosensitizer developed for clinical utilization of photochemical internalization. Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences.  ISSN 1474-905X.  10(10), s 1637- 1651 . doi: 10.1039/c1pp05128h
  • Jerjes, Waseem K.; Upile, Tahwinder; Wong, Brian J.; Betz, Christian S.; Sterenborg, Henricus J. C. M.; Witjes, Max J.; Berg, Alf Kristian; van Veen, Robert; Biel, Merrill A.; El-Naggar, Adel; Mosse, Charles A.; Olivo, Malini; Richards-Kortum, Rebecca; Robinson, Dominic J.; Rosen, Jennifer; Yodh, Arjun G.; Kendall, Catherine; Ilgner, Justus; Amelink, Arjen; Bagnato, Vanderlei; Barr, Hugh; Bolotine, Lina; Bigio, Irving; Chen, Zhongping; Choo-Smith, Lin-Ping; D'Cruz, Anil K.; Gillenwater, Ann; Leunig, Andreas; MacRobert, Alexander; McKenzie, Gordon; Sandison, Ann; Soo, Khee C.; Stepp, Herbert; Stone, Nicholas; Svanberg, Katarina; Tan, I. Bing; Wilson, Brian C.; Wolfsen, Herbert & Hopper, Colin (2011). The future of medical diagnostics: review paper. Head & Neck Oncology.  ISSN 1758-3284.  3 . doi: 10.1186/1758-3284-3-38
  • Upile, Tahwinder; Jerjes, Waseem K.; Sterenborg, Henricus J. C. M.; Wong, Brian J.; El-Naggar, Adel; Ilgner, Justus; Sandison, Ann; Witjes, Max J.; Biel, Merrill A.; van Veen, Robert; Hamdoon, Zaid; Gillenwater, Ann; Mosse, Charles A.; Robinson, Dominic J.; Betz, Christian S.; Stepp, Herbert; Bolotine, Lina; McKenzie, Gordon; Barr, Hugh; Chen, Zhongping; Berg, Alf Kristian; D'Cruz, Anil K.; Sudhoff, Holger; Stone, Nicholas; Kendall, Catherine; Fisher, Sheila; MacRobert, Alexander; Leunig, Andreas; Olivo, Malini; Richards-Kortum, Rebecca; Soo, Khee C.; Bagnato, Vanderlei; Choo-Smith, Lin-Ping; Svanberg, Katarina; Tan, I. Bing; Wilson, Brian C.; Wolfsen, Herbert; Bigio, Irving; Yodh, Arjun G. & Hopper, Colin (2011). At the frontiers of surgery: review. Head & Neck Oncology.  ISSN 1758-3284.  3 . doi: 10.1186/1758-3284-3-7
  • Weyergang, Anette; Selbo, Pål Kristian; Berstad, Maria Elisabeth Brandal; Bostad, Monica & Berg, Alf Kristian (2011). Photochemical Internalization of Tumor-Targeted Protein Toxins. Lasers in Surgery and Medicine.  ISSN 0196-8092.  43(7), s 721- 733 . doi: 10.1002/lsm.21084
  • Berg, Kristian; Weyergang, Anette; Høgset, Anders & Selbo, Pål Kristian (2010). The Potential of Photochemical Internalization (PCI) for the Cytosolic Delivery of Nanomedicines, In Volkmar Weissig & Gerard G.M. D'Souza (ed.),  Organelle‐Specific Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology.  John Wiley & Sons.  ISBN 9780470875780.  17.  s 311 - 322
  • Berg, Kristian; Weyergang, Anette; Prasmickaite, Lina; Bonsted, Anette; Høgset, Anders; Strand, Marie-Therese R.; Wagner, Ernst & Selbo, Pål Kristian (2010). Photochemical Internalization (PCI): A Technology for Drug Delivery, In Charles J. Gomer (ed.),  Photodynamic Therapy - Methods and Protocols.  Humana Press.  ISBN 978-1-60761-697-9.  10.  s 133 - 145
  • Reiners, John J.; Agostinis, Patrizia; Berg, Alf Kristian; Oleinick, Nancy L. & Kessel, David H. (2010). Assessing autophagy in the context of photodynamic therapy. Autophagy.  ISSN 1554-8627.  6(1), s 7- 18 . doi: 10.4161/auto.6.1.10220
  • Selbo, Pål Kristian; Weyergang, Anette; Høgset, Anders; Norum, Ole-Jacob Anderssen; Berstad, Maria Elisabeth Brandal; Vikdal, Marie & Berg, Alf Kristian (2010). Photochemical internalization provides time- and space-controlled endolysosomal escape of therapeutic molecules. Journal of Controlled Release.  ISSN 0168-3659.  148(1), s 2- 12 . doi: 10.1016/j.jconrel.2010.06.008
  • Woodhams, Josephine; Lou, Pei-Jen; Selbo, Pål Kristian; Mosse, Alexander; Oukrif, Dahmane; MacRobert, Alexander; Novelli, Marco; Qian, Peng; Berg, Alf Kristian & Bown, Stephen G. (2010). Intracellular re-localisation by photochemical internalisation enhances the cytotoxic effect of gelonin - Quantitative studies in normal rat liver. Journal of Controlled Release.  ISSN 0168-3659.  142(3), s 347- 353 . doi: 10.1016/j.jconrel.2009.11.017
  • Mojzisova, Halina; Bonneau, Stephanie; Maillard, Philippe; Berg, Alf Kristian & Brault, Daniel (2009). Photosensitizing properties of chlorins in solution and in membrane-mimicking systems. Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences.  ISSN 1474-905X.  8(6), s 778- 787 . doi: 10.1039/b822269j
  • Norum, Ole-Jacob Anderssen; Gaustad, Jon-Vidar; Angell-Petersen, Even; Rofstad, Einar K; Qian, Peng; Giercksky, Karl-Erik & Berg, Alf Kristian (2009). Photochemical Internalization of Bleomycin is Superior to Photodynamic Therapy Due to the Therapeutic Effect in the Tumor Periphery. Photochemistry and Photobiology.  ISSN 0031-8655.  85(3), s 740- 749 . doi: 10.1111/j.1751-1097.2008.00477.x
  • Berg, Kristian; Bonsted, Anette; Weyergang, Anette; Høgset, Anders & Selbo, Pål Kristian (2008). Photochemical internalization, In Michael Hamblin (ed.),  Advances in Photodynamic Therapy: Basic, Translational and Clinical.  Artech House.  ISBN 1596932775.  16.  s 299 - 312
  • Weyergang, Anette; Selbo, Pål Kristian & Berg, Kristian (2007). Y1068 phosphorylation is the most sensitive target of disulfonated tetraphenylporphyrin-based photodynamic therapy on epidermal growth factor receptor. Biochemical Pharmacology.  ISSN 0006-2952.  74(2), s 226- 235 . doi: 10.1016/j.bcp.2007.04.018
  • Berg, Kristian; Høgset, Anders; Prasmickaite, Lina; Weyergang, Anette; Bonsted, Anette; Dietze, Andreas; Lou, Pei-Jen; Bown, Stephen; Norum, Ole-Jacob; Møllergård, Hanne Mali Thesen & Selbo, Pål Kristian (2006). Photochemical internalization (PCI): A novel technology for activation of endocytosed therapeutic agents. Medical Laser Application.  ISSN 1615-1615.  21(4), s 239- 250 . doi: 10.1016/j.mla.2006.08.004
  • Dietze, Andreas; Selbo, Pål Kristian; Prasmickaite, Lina; Weyergang, Anette; Bonsted, Anette; Engesæter, Birgit; Høgset, Anders & Berg, Kristian (2006). Photochemical Internalization (PCI): A New Modality for Light Activation of Endocytosed Therapeuticals. Journal of Environmental Pathology And Toxicology.  ISSN 0731-8898.  25(1-2), s 521- 536 . doi: 10.1615/JEnvironPatholToxicolOncol.v25.i1-2.330
  • Selbo, Pål Kristian; Weyergang, Anette; Bonsted, Anette; Bown, Stephen G. & Berg, Kristian (2006). Photochemical internalization of therapeutic macromolecular agents: a novel strategy to kill multidrug resistant cancer cells. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics.  ISSN 0022-3565.  319(2), s 604- 612 . doi: 10.1124/jpet.106.109165
  • Weyergang, Anette; Selbo, Pål Kristian & Berg, Kristian (2006). Photochemically stimulated drug delivery increases the cytotoxicity and specificity of EGF–saporin. Journal of Controlled Release.  ISSN 0168-3659.  111(1-2), s 165- 173 . doi: 10.1016/j.jconrel.2005.12.002
  • Berg, Kristian; Selbo, Pål Kristian; Weyergang, Anette; Dietze, Andreas; Prasmickaite, Lina; Bonsted, Anette; Engesæter, Birgit Øvstebø; Angell-Petersen, Even; Warloe, Trond; Frandsen, N. & Høgset, Anders (2005). Porphyrin-related photosensitizers for cancer imaging and therapeutic applications. Journal of Microscopy.  ISSN 0022-2720.  218, s 133- 147 . doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2818.2005.01471.x
  • Dietze, Andreas; Peng, Qian; Selbo, Pål Kristian; Kaalhus, Olav; Müller, Christoph; Bown, Stephen & Berg, Kristian (2005). Enhanced photodynamic destruction of a transplantable fibrosarcoma using photochemical internalisation of gelonin. British Journal of Cancer.  ISSN 0007-0920.  92(11), s 2004- 2009 . doi: 10.1038/sj.bjc.6602600
  • Berg, Kristian; Selbo, Pål Kristian; Prasmickaite, Lina & Høgset, Anders (2004). Photochemical drug and gene delivery. Current opinion in molecular therapeutics (Print).  ISSN 1464-8431.  6(3), s 279- 287 Show summary
  • Høgset, Anders; Prasmickaite, Lina; Selbo, Pål Kristian; Hellum, Marit; Engesæter, Birgit Øvstebø; Bonsted, Anette & Berg, Kristian (2004). Photochemical internalisation in drug and gene delivery. Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews.  ISSN 0169-409X.  56(1), s 95- 115 . doi: 10.1016/j.addr.2003.08.016
  • Berg, Kristian; Prasmickaite, Lina; Selbo, Pål Kristian; Hellum, Marit; Bonsted, Anette; Engesæter, Birgit Øvstebø; Weyergang, Anette & Høgset, Anders (2003). Photochemical Internalisation - A novel technology for light-directed delivery of macromolecule therapy, In  Targeted Cancer Therapies. An Odyssey.  Ravnetrykk.  ISBN 82-91378-32-0.  Proffered Papers.  s 168 - 172
  • Prasmickaite, Lina; Høgset, Anders; Selbo, Pål Kristian; Engesæter, Birgit Øvstebø; Hellum, Marit & Berg, Kristian (2002). Photochemical disruption of endocytic vesicles before delivery of drugs: a new strategy for cancer therapy. British Journal of Cancer.  ISSN 0007-0920.  86(4), s 652- 657 . doi: 10.1038/sj.bjc.6600138
  • Selbo, Pål Kristian; Høgset, Anders; Prasmickaite, Lina & Berg, Kristian (2002). Photochemical internalisation (PCI) - a novel drug delivery system. Tumour Biology.  ISSN 1010-4283.  23(2) . doi: 10.1159/000059713
  • Selbo, Pål Kristian; Kaalhus, Olav; Sivam, Gowsala & Berg, Kristian (2001). 5-Aminolevulinic Acid–based Photochemical Internalization of the Immunotoxin MOC31-gelonin Generates Synergistic Cytotoxic Effects In Vitro. Photochemistry and Photobiology.  ISSN 0031-8655.  74(2), s 303- 310 . doi: 10.1562/0031-8655(2001)0740303AABPIO2.0.CO2
  • Berg, Kristian; Selbo, Pål Kristian; Prasmickaite, Lina; Tjelle, Torunn Elisabeth; Sandvig, Kirsten; Moan, Johan; Gaudernack, Gustav; Fodstad, Øystein; Kjølsrud, Siv; Anholt, Helle; Rodal, Gry Hege; Rodal, Siv Kjersti & Høgset, Anders (1999). Photochemical internalization: a novel technology for delivery of macromolecules into cytosol. Cancer Research.  ISSN 0008-5472.  59(6), s 1180- 1183 Show summary
  • Brustad, Tor; Voss, Torhild; Selbo, Pål Kristian; Gärtner, Kåre; Holmøy, Trond; Nesland, Jahn M & Berg, Kristian (1997). Vital Microscopy and its use to Elucidate Photodynamic Effects. Internet Journal of Science. Biological Chemistry.  ISSN 1462-2149.  3 Show summary
  • Gaullier, Jean-Michel; Berg, Kristian; Peng, Qian; Anholt, Helle; Selbo, Pål Kristian; Ma, Li-Wei & Moan, Johan (1997). Use of 5-aminolevulinic acid esters to improve photodynamic therapy on cells in culture. Cancer Research.  ISSN 0008-5472.  57(8), s 1481- 1486 . doi:
  • Selbo, Pål Kristian; Brustad, Tor; Voss, Torhild; Moan, Johan & Berg, Kristian (1997). In situ localization of a photosensitizer as evaluated by vital microscopy. Proceedings of SPIE, the International Society for Optical Engineering.  ISSN 0277-786X.  3191, s 25- 32 . doi: 10.1117/12.297802

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  • Olsen, Kristine Løkke; Johansen, Harald Thidemann; Nilsen, Hilde; Solberg, Rigmor & Berg, Kristian (2020). Effekt av cysteinproteasen legumain på celleviabilitet etter fotodynamisk terapi.
  • Berg, Kristian (2015). Resistance mechanisms in photodynamic therapy. Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences.  ISSN 1474-905X.  14(8), s 1376- 1377 . doi: 10.1039/c5pp90026c
  • Theodossiou, Theodossis; Gonçalves, Antonio Ricardo; Yannakopoulou, Konstantina; Skarpen, Ellen & Berg, Kristian (2015). Photochemical internalization of tamoxifens transported by a "trojan-horse" nanoconjugate into breast-cancer cell lines. Angewandte Chemie International Edition.  ISSN 1433-7851.  54(16), s 4885- 4889 . doi: 10.1002/anie.201500183
  • Gederaas, Odrun Arna; Berg, Kristian & Hauge, Anette (2014). Glioma rat cancer studies using PCI technology.
  • Gederaas, Odrun Arna; Høgset, Anders; Berg, Kristian; Lindgren, Mikael & Siksjø, Monica (2014). Intracellular studies on rat glioma cancer cell line using novel chromophores.
  • Sobczynski, Jan; Kristensen, Solveig; Smistad, Gro; Hegge, Anne Bee; Tønnesen, Hanne Hjorth & Berg, Alf Kristian (2013). The influence of Pluronic block copolymers on solubilization and photocytotoxicity of porphyrin photosensitizers.
  • Berg, Alf Kristian; Golab, Jakub; Korbelik, Mladen & Russell, David (2011). Drug delivery technologies and immunological aspects of photodynamic therapy. Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences.  ISSN 1474-905X.  10(5), s 647- 648 . doi: 10.1039/c1pp90010b
  • Selbo, Pål Kristian; Chung, Lawrence H.; Zhang, Wendy; Rosenblum, Michael G. & Berg, Kristian (2007). Photochemical internalization (PCI) of the recombinant melanoma-targeting immunotoxin scFvMEL/rGel causes rapid tumor regression in vivo.
  • Berg, Kristian; Selbo, Pål Kristian; Prasmickaite, Lina; Olsen, Vibeke M. & Høgset, Anders (2001). Photochemical internalisation: a novel technology for improving macromolecule-based therapy. Photodynamics News.  4(1), s 2- 5

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