Thomas Neumann

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Acute kidney injury (AKI) during sepsis is common and underestimated. Plasma neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (plasma-NGAL) is discussed as new biomarker for AKI diagnosis, but during inflammation its function and diagnostic impact remain unclear. The association between plasma-NGAL and inflammatory markers in septic patients, but also in healthy(More)
In a component-based development approach some kind of middleware technology is used to integrate pieces of software to complex systems. These pieces of software could be implemented in different programming languages and might run on different platforms. The goal of component-based development is to increase productivity by reusing existing or newly(More)
Up to 1 billion people are affected by low intakes of the essential nutrient selenium (Se) due to low concentrations in crops. Biofortification of this micronutrient in plants is an attractive way of increasing dietary Se levels. We investigated a promising method of Se biofortification of rice seedlings, as rice is the primary staple for 3 billion people,(More)
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