The teamStaffMaaike Dooper    July 15, 2018
Maaike Dooper, Ph.D.

Section for Chemistry and Toxicology
Norwegian Veterinary Institute
Ullevålsveien 68
0454 Oslo/Norway

Tel.: +47/2321 6227
Fax: +47/2321 6201
Research interests
Food safety, with a special interest in food allergens and the modification of recombinant food allergens. Development of a novel treatment for allergic diseases by generation of chimeric/fusion molecules.
PhD study on the effects of polyunsaturated fatty acids on immune activation (Numico Research, Wageningen, Netherlands). Generation of monoclonal antibodies against food allergens (Immunological Institute, University of Oslo, Norway). Scientist at the Norwegian Veterinary Institute since 2006.
Original publications

    Myrset, H. R.; Barletta, B.; Di Felice, G.; Egaas, E.; Dooper, M. M. B. W. Structural and immunological characterization of recombinant Pan b 1, a major allergen of Northern Shrimp, Pandalus borealis. International Archives of Allergy and Immunology 2013, 160, 221-232.

    Myrset, H; Fæste, C.K.; Kristiansen, P.; Dooper, M.M.W.B. Mapping of the immunodominant regions of shrimp tropomyosin Pan b 1 by human IgE binding and IgE-receptor crosslinking studies. International Archives of Allergy and Immunology 2013, 162, 25-38.

     Bertelsen, R.J.; Fæste, C.K.; Lødrup Carlsen, K.C.; Egaas, E.; Carlsen, K.-H.; Granum, B.; Løvik, M. Food allergens in mattress dust in Norwegian homes; a potential important source of allergen exposure. Clinical and Experimental Allergy, in press.

     Dooper, M. M. B. W.; Plassen, C.; Holden, L.; Lindvik, H.; Faeste, C. K. Immunoglobulin E Cross-Reactivity Between Lupine Conglutins and Peanut Allergens in Serum of Lupine-Allergic Individuals. Journal of Investigational Allergology and Clinical Immunology 2009, 19 (4), 283-291.

     Dooper, M. M. B. W.; Plassen, C.; Holden, L.; Moen, L. H.; Namork, E.; Egaas, E. Antibody binding to hazelnut (Corylus avellana) proteins: the effects of extraction procedure and hazelnut source. Food and Agricultural Immunology 2008, 19 (3), 229-240.

     Holden, L.; Sletten, G. B. G.; Lindvik, H.; Faeste, C. K.; Dooper, M. M. B. W. Characterization of IgE binding to lupin, peanut and almond with sera from lupin-allergic patients. International Archives of Allergy and Immunology 2008, 146 (4), 267-276.

     Dooper, M.; Holden, L.; Thompson, K.; Faeste, C. A homologous sequence between Lupinus spp. (lupin) and Prunus dulcis (almond) allergens recognized by an anti-lupin monoclonal antibody. Allergy 2007, 62, 368-369.
     Dooper, M. M. B. W.; Holden, L.; Faeste, C. K.; Thompson, K. M.; Egaas, E. Monoclonal antibodies against the candidate lupin allergens alpha-conglutin and beta-conglutin. International Archives of Allergy and Immunology 2007, 143 (1), 49-58.

     Holden, L.; Moen, L. H.; Sletten, G. B. G.; Dooper, M. M. B. W. Novel polyclonal-monoclonal-based ELISA utilized to examine lupine (Lupinus species) content in food products. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 2007, 55 (7), 2536-2542.

     Miles, E. A.; Banerjee, T.; Dooper, M. M. B. W.; M'Rabet, L.; Graus, Y. M. F.; Calder, P. C. The influence of different combinations of gamma-linolenic acid, stearidonic acid and EPA on immune function in healthy young male subjects. British Journal of Nutrition 2004, 91 (6), 893-903.

     Dooper, M. M. B. W.; van Riel, B.; Graus, Y. M. F.; M'Rabet, L. Dihomo-gamma-linolenic acid inhibits tumour necrosis factor-alpha production by human leucocytes independently of cyclooxygenase activity. Immunology 2003, 110 (3), 348-357.

     Dooper, M. M. B. W.; Wassink, L.; M'Rabet, L.; Graus, Y. M. F. The modulatory effects of prostaglandin-E on cytokine production by human peripheral blood mononuclear cells are independent of the prostaglandin subtype. Immunology 2002, 107 (1), 152-159.

     De Roo, C. J. J. C.; Dooper, M. M. B. W.; Vezheijden, G. F.; Bos, E.; Rijnders, A. W. M.; Boots, A. M. H.; Miltenburg, A. M. M. Immunological and histopathological features of human cartilage GP-39 induced arthritis in mice. Arthritis and Rheumatism 1998, 41 (9), 1089.

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