Agneta Rannug, professor emeritus

Agneta Rannug

Affiliated to research

About me

Professor emerita in Molecular Work Environment Toxicology

Research description

Five selected publications:

The tryptophan derivative 6-formylindolo[3,2-b]carbazole, FICZ, a dynamic mediator of endogenous aryl hydrocarbon receptor signaling, balances cell growth and differentiation. Rannug A, Rannug U. Crit Rev Toxicol. 2018 Sep 18:1-20.

Chemistry and Properties of Indolocarbazoles. Janosik T, Rannug A, Rannug U, Wahlström N, Slätt J, Bergman J. Chem Rev. 2018 Sep 26;118(18):9058-9128.

The aryl hydrocarbon receptor in barrier organ physiology, immunology, and toxicology. Esser C, Rannug A. Pharmacol Rev. 2015;67(2):259-79.

Inhibition of cytochrome P4501-dependent clearance of the endogenous agonist FICZ as a mechanism for activation of the aryl hydrocarbon receptor. Wincent E, Bengtsson J, Mohammadi Bardbori A, Alsberg T, Luecke S, Rannug U, Rannug A. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Mar 20;109(12):4479-84.

Certain photooxidized derivatives of tryptophan bind with very high affinity to the Ah receptor and are likely to be endogenous signal substances. Rannug A, Rannug U, Rosenkranz HS, Winqvist L, Westerholm R, Agurell E, Grafström AK. J Biol Chem. 1987 Nov 15;262(32):15422-7.