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Nieuwenhuizen, W. (author), Voskuilen, M. (author), Hermans, J. (author), Gaubius instituut TNO (author)
The present study was undertaken as a step to delineate further the localization of the calcium-binding sites in fibrinogen and to assess the anticlotting properties of fibrinogen degradation products. To this purpose, fragments Y were prepared by plasmin digestion of human fibrinogen in the presence of added Ca2+, and purified. We found that,...
article 1982
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Otter, M. (author), van Berkel, T.J.C. (author), Rijken, D.C. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
In this study, binding and degradation of tissue-type plasminogen activator (t-PA) by the human hepatoma cell line Hep G2 was investigated. Binding at 4°C was time-dependent and reached a maximum after ca. 2 hours. Scatchard analysis of saturation experiments showed about 170,000 high affinity binding sites for t-PA per cell with an apparent Kd...
article 1989
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Arts, C.J.M. (author), Govers, C.A.R.L. (author), van den Berg, H. (author), Wolters, M.G.E. (author), van Leeuwen, P. (author), Thijsen, J.H. (author), Instituut CIVO-Toxicologie en Voeding TNO (author)
Within the framework of experiments related to the association between dietary fiber and breast cancer an in vitro test system was used to study the binding of estrogens to various fibers (e.g. cholestyramin, lignin and cellulose) and fiber sources (e.g. wheat bran, cereals, seeds and legumes). Furthermore, the in vivo apparent digestibility of...
article 1991
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Rijken, D.C. (author), Jie, A.F.H. (author), Gaubius Laboratory TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Reteplase is a protein consisting of the kringle-2 and protease domains of tissue-type plasminogen activator (t-PA). Because intravenous heparin will be used as an adjunct to thrombolytic therapy with reteplase, we investigated the interactions in vitro between heparin and reteplase as well as between heparin and recombinant t-PA (alteplase) as...
article 1996
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Noorman, F. (author), Barrett-Bergshoeff, M.M. (author), Bekkers, M. (author), Emeis, J.J. (author), Rijken, D.C. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
Dextran is used during surgery as a prophylactic agent to prevent deep venous thrombosis. Recently it has been shown that dextran increases t-PA plasma concentrations in patients. As dextran is a potential ligand for the mannose receptor, we studied whether this glucose-polymer would be able to inhibit mannose receptor-mediated clearance of t-PA...
article 1997
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Smit, E. (author), Oling, F. (author), Demel, R. (author), Martinez, B. (author), Pouwels, P.H. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
Lactobacillus acidophilus, like many other bacteria, harbors a surface layer consisting of a protein (SA-protein) of 43 kDa. SA-protein could be readily extracted and crystallized in vitro into large crystalline patches on lipid monolayers with a net negative charge but not on lipids with a net neutral charge. Reconstruction of the S-layer from...
article 2001
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Smit, E. (author), Jager, D. (author), Martinez, B. (author), Tielen, F.J. (author), Pouwels, P.H. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
The structure of the crystallisation domain, SAN, of the S A-protein of Lactobacillus acidophilus ATCC 4356 was analysed by insertion and deletion mutagenesis, and by proteolytic treatment. Mutant S A-protein synthesised in Escherichia coli with 7-13 amino acid insertions near the N terminus or within regions of sequence variation in SAN (amino...
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Kleemann, R. (author), Gervois, P.P. (author), Verschuren, L. (author), Staels, B. (author), Princen, H.M.G. (author), Kooistra, T. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
C-reactive protein (CRP) is a major acute-phase protein in humans. Elevated plasma CRP levels are a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. CRP is predominantly expressed in hepatocytes and is induced by interleukin-1 (IL-1) and IL-6 under inflammatory situations, such as the acute phase. Fibrates are hypolipidemic drugs that act through the...
article 2003
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Verwei, M. (author), Arkbåge, K. (author), Mocking, H. (author), Havenaar, R. (author), Groten, J. (author), TNO Voeding (author)
Despite its low natural folate concentration, milk is responsible for 10-15% of the daily folate intake in countries with a high dairy consumption. Milk products can be considered as a potential matrix for folate fortification, e.g., with synthetic folic acid, to enhance the daily intake of folate. In untreated milk, the natural folate, 5...
article 2004
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Rijken, D.C. (author), Barrett-Bergshoeff, M.M. (author), Jie, A.F.H. (author), Criscuoli, M. (author), Sakharov, D.V. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
Amediplase (K2tu-PA) is a hybrid plasminogen activator, consisting of the kringle 2 domain of alteplase and the protease domain of urokinase. The objective of this study was to determine the in vitro clot penetration of amediplase in relation to its fibrin binding and to compare the properties with those of alteplase. The clot lysis activity of...
article 2004
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Pant, N. (author), Hultberg, A. (author), Zhao, Y. (author), Svensson, L. (author), Pan-Hammarström, Q. (author), Johansen, K. (author), Pouwels, P.H. (author), Ruggeri, F.M. (author), Hermans, P. (author), Frenken, L. (author), Borén, T. (author), Marcotte, H. (author), Hammarström, L. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Background. Rotavirus-induced diarrhea poses a worldwide medical problem in causing substantial morbidity and mortality among children in developing countries. We therefore developed a system for passive immunotherapy in which recombinant lactobacilli constitutively express neutralizing variable domain of llama heavy-chain (VHH) antibody...
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