Bilde av Stensen, Wenche Gunvor Berg
Bilde av Stensen, Wenche Gunvor Berg
Department of Chemistry wenche.stensen@uit.no +4777644112 Tromsø REALF C 222

Stensen, Wenche Gunvor Berg


Research Scientist, Chemical Synthesis and Analysis


  • Anne Sofie Laulund, Franziska Angelika Schwartz, Lars Christophersen, Niels Høiby, John Sigurd Mjøen Svendsen, Wenche Gunvor Berg Stensen et al.:
    Lactoferricin-inspired peptide AMC-109 augments the effect of ciprofloxacin against Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm in chronic murine wounds
    Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Bangfu Zhu, Tom Parsons, Wenche Gunvor Berg Stensen, John Sigurd Mjøen Svendsen, Anders Fugelli, James W.L. Hodge :
    DYRK1a Inhibitor Mediated Rescue of Drosophila Models of Alzheimer’s Disease-Down Syndrome Phenotypes
    Frontiers in Pharmacology 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Joakim Håkansson, Jorunn Pauline Cavanagh, Wenche Gunvor Berg Stensen, Bjarte Mortensen, John Sigurd Mjøen Svendsen, Johan Svenson :
    In vitro and in vivo antibacterial properties of peptide AMC-109 impregnated wound dressings and gels
    Journal of antibiotics (Tokyo. 1968) 2021 DOI
  • Wenche Stensen, Ulli Rothweiler, Richard Alan Engh, Melissa R. Stasko, Ilya Bederman, Alberto C. S. Costa et al.:
    Novel DYRK1A Inhibitor Rescues Learning and Memory Deficits in a Mouse Model of Down Syndrome
    Pharmaceuticals 2021 ARKIV / FULLTEKST / DOI
  • Eskil André Karlsen, Wenche Stensen, Eric Juskewitz, Johan Svenson, Mattias Berglin, John Sigurd Mjøen Svendsen :
    Anti-Colonization Effect of Au Surfaces with Self-Assembled Molecular Monolayers Functionalized with Antimicrobial Peptides on S. epidermidis
    Antibiotics 2021 FULLTEKST / ARKIV / DOI
  • Ulli Rothweiler, Wenche Stensen, Bjørn Olav Brandsdal, Johan Isaksson, Frederick Alan Leeson, Richard Alan Engh et al.:
    Probing the ATP-Binding Pocket of Protein Kinase DYRK1A with Benzothiazole Fragment Molecules
    Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 2016 DOI
  • Wenche Stensen, Rob Turner, Marc Brown, Nahid Kondori, John Sigurd Mjøen Svendsen, Johan Svenson :
    Short Cationic Antimicrobial Peptides Display Superior Antifungal Activities toward Candidiasis and Onychomycosis in Comparison with Terbinafine and Amorolfine
    Molecular Pharmaceutics 2016 DOI
  • Bengt Erik Haug, Ketil Andre Camilio, liv tone Eliassen, Wenche Stensen, John Sigurd Mjøen Svendsen, Kristel Berg et al.:
    Discovery of a 9-mer cationic peptide (LTX-315) as a potential first in class oncolytic peptide
    Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 2016 DOI
  • Ulli Rothweiler, Jonas Eriksson, Wenche Stensen, Frederick Alan Leeson, Richard Alan Engh, John Sigurd Svendsen :
    Luciferin and derivatives as a DYRK selective scaffold for the design of protein kinase inhibitors
    European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 2015 DOI
  • Rozenn Trepos, Gunnar Cervin, Claire Hellio, Henrik Pavia Henrik, Wenche Stensen, Klara Stensvåg et al.:
    Antifouling compounds from the sub-arctic ascidian synoicum pulmonaria: Synoxazolidinones A and C, pulmonarins A and B, and synthetic analogues
    Journal of natural products 2014 DOI
  • Xiaojun Li, Kathrin Helen Hopmann, Jana Hudecova, Johan Isaksson, Jana Novotná, Wenche Stensen et al.:
    Determination of Absolute Configuration and Conformation of a Cyclic Dipeptide by NMR and Chiral Spectroscopic Methods
    Journal of Physical Chemistry A 2013 DOI
  • Kathrin Helen Hopmann, Jaroslav Šebestík, Jana Novotná, Wenche Stensen, Marie Urbanová, Johan Svenson et al.:
    Determining the Absolute Configuration of Two Marine Compounds Using Vibrational Chiroptical Spectroscopy
    Journal of Organic Chemistry 2012 DOI
  • Xiaojun Li, Kathrin Helen Hopmann, Jana Hudecova, Wenche Stensen, Jana Novotná, Marie Urbanová et al.:
    Absolute Configuration of a Cyclic Dipeptide Reflected in Vibrational Optical Activity: Ab Initio and Experimental Investigation
    Journal of Physical Chemistry A 2012 DOI
  • Johan Isaksson, Bjørn Olav Brandsdal, Stig Olov Magnus Engqvist, Gøril Eide Flaten, John Sigurd Svendsen, Wenche Stensen :
    A Synthetic Antimicrobial Peptidomimetic (LTX 109): Stereochemical Impact on Membrane Disruption
    Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 2011 DOI
  • Gøril Eide Flaten, Gabor Kottra, Wenche Stensen, Geir Villy Isaksen, Rasmus Tørnes Karstad, John Sigurd Svendsen et al.:
    In Vitro Characterization of Human Peptide Transporter hPEPT1 Interactions and Passive Permeation Studies of Short Cationic Antimicrobial Peptides
    Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 2011 DOI
  • Kristina Flemming, Claus Klingenberg, Jorunn Pauline Cavanagh, Merethe vibeke Sletteng, Wenche Stensen, John Sigurd Svendsen et al.:
    High in vitro antimicrobial activity of synthetic antimicrobial peptidomimetics against staphylococcal biofilms
    Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy 2009 DOI
  • Bengt Erik Haug, Wenche Stensen, manar Kalaaji, Øystein Rekdal, John Sigurd Svendsen :
    Synthetic antimicrobial peptidomimetics with therapeutic potential
    Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 2008 DOI
  • Johan Karl Svenson, Wenche Stensen, Bjørn Olav Brandsdal, Bengt Erik Haug, Johnny Monrad, John Sigurd Svendsen :
    Antimicrobial Peptides with Stability toward Tryptic Degradation
    Biochemistry 2008 DOI
  • Bengt Erik Haug, Wenche Stensen, John Sigurd Svendsen :
    Application of the Suzuki-Miyaura cross-coupling to increase antimicrobial potency generates promising novel antibacterials
    Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters 2007 DOI
  • Johan Karl Svenson, Bjørn Olav Brandsdal, Wenche Stensen, John Sigurd Svendsen :
    Albumin binding of short cationic antimicrobial micropeptides and its influence on the in vitro bactericidal effect
    Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 2007 DOI
  • Bengt Erik Haug, Wenche Stensen, Trine Stiberg, John sigurd Svendsen :
    Bulky nonproteinogenic amino acids permit the design of very small and effective cationic antibacterial peptides
    Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 2004
  • M. B. Strøm, Bengt Erik Haug, Merete L. Skar, Trine Stiberg, Wenche Stensen, John Sigurd Svendsen :
    The Pharmacophore of Short Cationic Antibacterial Peptides
    Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 2003
  • Nannan Yang, Wenche Stensen, John Sigurd Svendsen, Øystein Rekdal :
    Enhanced antitumor activity and selectivity of lactoferrin derived peptides
    Journal of Peptide Research 2002
  • M. B. Strøm, Øystein Rekdal, Wenche Stensen, John Sigurd Svendsen :
    Increased Antibacterial Activity of 15-Residue Murine Lactoferricin Derivatives
    Journal of Peptide Research 2001
  • M. B. Strøm, Bengt Erik Haug, Øystein Rekdal, Merete L. Skar, Wenche Stensen, John Sigurd Svendsen :
    Important structural features of 15-residue lactoferricin derivatives and methods for improvement of antimicrobial activity
    International Journal of Biochemistry and Cell Biology 2001
  • Claire Hellio, Henrik Pavia, Tor Haug, Wenche Stensen, Klara Stensvåg, John Sigurd Svendsen et al.:
    Antifouling compounds from the sub-Arctic ascidian Synoicum pulmonaria
    2014
  • John Sigurd Svendsen, Bengt Erik Haug, I. Marko, Øystein Rekdal, Merete L. Skar, Wenche Stensen et al.:
    Antimicrobial compounds and formulations
    2001
  • Nannan Yang, Wenche Stensen, John Sigurd Svendsen, Øystein Rekdal :
    Effects of altered angle of the cationic sector of lactoferricin analogs on anti-tumor activity and on toxicity towards erythrocytes and fibroblasts
    2000
  • A. Aasen, Torbjørn Alm, T. Anderssen, Wenche Stensen, John Sigurd Svendsen :
    Planter og innholdsstoffer
    Ottar 1998

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