Gunnar Sundstøl Eriksen

Head of Section
Section for Chemistry and Toxicology
Norwegian Veterinary Institute

Fields of interest:

mycotoxins, feed, food toxicology, risk assessment

Recent publications:

A. Solhaug,Wisbech, C.,  Christoffersen, TE, Hult, LO, Lea, T., Eriksen, GS., Holme, JA. In prep. The mycotoxin alternariol induces DNA damage, inflammation and differentiation of macrophages ( into a non-typical phenotype.

Straumfors, A., Uhlig, S., Eriksen, G. S., Heldal, K. K., Eduard, W., Krska, R., Sulyok, M. 2015. Mycotoxins and other fungal metabolites in grain dust from Norwegian grain elevators and compound feed mills World mycotoxin journal 8, 361-373

Frizzell, C., Uhlig, S., Miles, C.O., Verhaegen, S., Elliott, C.T., Eriksen, G.S., Sørlie, M., Ropstad, E., Connolly, L. 2015. Biotransformation of zearalenone and zearalenols to their major glucuronide metabolites reduces estrogenic activity. Toxicology in Vitro, 29, (3), 575 – 581

Solhaug, A., Torgersen, ML., Holme, J., Lagadic-Gossmann. D., Eriksen, GS. (2014). Autophagy and senescence, stress responses induced by the DNA-damaging mycotoxin alternariol. (Toxicology, 326, 119-129).

Solhaug, A.; Holme, J. A.; Haglund, K.; et al. 2013. Alternariol induces abnormal nuclear morphology and cell cycle arrest in murine RAW 264.7 macrophages. Toxicol. Lett. 219 8-17.

Gjevre, AG.; Kaldhusdal, M.; Eriksen, G S. 2013. Gizzard erosion and ulceration syndrome in chickens and turkeys: a review of causal or predisposing factors. Avian  Pathol. 42: 297-303.

Frizzell, Caroline; Ndossi, Doreen; Kalayou, Shewit; et al. 2013.  An in vitro investigation of endocrine disrupting effects of the mycotoxin alternariol. Toxicol. Appl. Pharmacol. 271 : 64-71.

Eriksen, G. S.; Moldes-Anaya, A.; Faeste, C. K. 2013. Penitrem A and analogues: toxicokinetics, toxicodynamics including mechanism of action and clinical significance. World Mycotoxin J. 6; 263-272.