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Trion, A. (author), de Maat, M.P.M. (author), Jukema, J.W. (author), van der Laarse, A. (author), Maas, M.C. (author), Offerman, E.H. (author), Havekes, L.M. (author), Szalai, A.J. (author), Princen, H.M.G. (author), Emeis, J.J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective - C-reactive protein (CRP) has been associated with risk of cardiovascular disease. It is not clear whether CRP is causally involved in the development of atherosclerosis. Mouse CRP is not expressed at high levels under normal conditions and increases in concentration only several-fold during an acute phase response. Because the...
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van Nieuw Amerongen, G.P. (author), Vermeer, M.A. (author), Negre-Aminou, P. (author), Lankelma, J. (author), Emeis, J.J. (author), van Hinsbergh, V.W.M. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
Background - Recent clinical trials have established that inhibitors of the enzyme 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase (statins) reduce the risk of acute coronary events. These effects of statins cannot be fully explained by their lipid-lowering potential. Improved endothelial function may contribute to the positive effects of statin...
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Römer, T.J. (author), Brennan III, J.F. (author), Bakker Schut, T.C. (author), Wolthuis, R. (author), van den Hoogen, R.C.M. (author), Emeis, J.J. (author), van der Laarse, A. (author), Bruschke, A.V.G. (author), Puppels, G.J. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
The chemical composition of vascular lesions, an important determinant of plaque progression and rupture, can not presently be determined in vivo. Prior studies have shown that Raman spectroscopy can accurately quantify the amounts of major lipid classes and calcium salts in homogenized coronary artery tissue. This study determines how the...
article 1998
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Lupu, C. (author), Goodwin, C.A. (author), Westmuckett, A.D. (author), Emeis, J.J. (author), Scully, M.F. (author), Kakkar, V.V. (author), Lupu, F. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
Tissue factor pathway inhibitor (TFPI), the main downregulator of the procoagulant activity of tissue factor·factor VIIa complex, locates in human endothelial cells (EC) in culture as well-defined clusters uniformly distributed both on the cell surface and intracellularly. We here demonstrate by immunofluorescence that TFPI colocalizes in EC...
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