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vn den Bloem, R. Brink, W. (author), Ananth, A. (author), Kanagasabapathi, T. (author), Amelink, A. (author), Bouwman, J. (author), Gelinck, G. (author), van Veen, S. (author), Boorsma, A. (author), Wopereis, S. (author)
Health maintenance and disease prevention strategies become increasingly prioritized with increasing health and economic burden of chronic, lifestyle-related diseases. A key element in these strategies is the empowerment of individuals to control their health. Self-measurement plays an essential role in achieving such empowerment. Digital...
article 2021
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van der Haar, S. (author), Hoevenaars, F.P.M. (author), van den Brink, W.J. (author), van den Broek, T. (author), Timmer, M. (author), Boorsma, A. (author), Doets, E.L. (author)
Background: Dietary quality plays an essential role in the prevention and management of metabolic syndrome (MetS). Objective: The aim of this pilot study is to organize personalized dietary advice in a real-life setting and to explore the effects on dietary intake, metabolic health, and perceived health. Methods: We followed a one-group pretest...
article 2021
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Coert, R.M.H. (author), Timmis, J.K. (author), Boorsma, A (author), Pasman, W.J. (author)
Background: Conventional clinical trials are essential for generating high-quality evidence by measuring the efficacy of interventions in rigorously controlled clinical environments. However, their execution can be expensive and time-consuming. In addition, clinical trials face several logistical challenges regarding the identification,...
article 2021
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Doets, E.L. (author), de Hoogh, I.M. (author), Holthuysen, N. (author), Wopereis, S. (author), Verain, M.C.D. (author), van den Puttelaar, J. (author), Hogenelst, K. (author), Boorsma, A. (author), Bouwman, E.P. (author), Timmer, M. (author), Pasman, W.J. (author), van Erk, M. (author), Reinders, M.J. (author)
The aim of this explorative study is to evaluate whether personalized compared to generic lifestyle advice improves wellbeing in a senior population. We conducted a nine-week single-blind randomized controlled trial including 59 participants (age 67.7 ± 4.8 years) from Wageningen and its surrounding areas in the Netherlands. Three times during...
article 2019
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van Ommen, B. (author), van den Broek, T. (author), de Hoogh, I. (author), van Erk, M. (author), van Someren, E. (author), Rouhani-Rankouhi, T. (author), Anthony, J.C. (author), Hogenelst, K. (author), Pasman, W. (author), Boorsma, A. (author), Wopereis, S. (author)
Personalized nutrition is fast becoming a reality due to a number of technological, scientific, and societal developments that complement and extend current public health nutrition recommendations. Personalized nutrition tailors dietary recommendations to specific biological requirements on the basis of a person’s health status and goals. The...
article 2017
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Schmeits, P.C.J. (author), Schaap, M.M. (author), Luijten, M. (author), van Someren, E. (author), Boorsma, A. (author), van Loveren, H. (author), Peijnenburg, A.A.C.M. (author), Hendriksen, P.J.M. (author)
Transcriptomics in combination with in vitro cell systems is a powerful approach to unravel modes of action of toxicants. An important question is to which extent the modes of action as revealed by transcriptomics depend on cell type, species and study type (in vitro or in vivo). To acquire more insight into this, we assessed the transcriptomic...
article 2015
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Hettne, K.M. (author), Kleinjans, J. (author), Stierum, R.H. (author), Boorsma, A. (author), Kors, J.A. (author)
This chapter concerns the application of bioinformatics methods to the analysis of toxicogenomics data. The chapter starts with an introduction covering how bioinformatics has been applied in toxicogenomics data analysis, and continues with a description of the foundations of a specific bioinformatics method called text-mining. Next, the...
bookPart 2014
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van Delft, J.H.M. (author), Mathijs, K. (author), Staal, Y.C.M. (author), van Herwijnen, M.H.M. (author), Brauers, K.J.J. (author), Boorsma, A. (author), Kleinjans, J.C.S. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Chemical carcinogens may cause a multitude of effects inside cells, thereby affecting transcript levels of genes by direct activation of transcription factors (TF) or indirectly through the formation of DNA damage. As the temporal profiles of these responses may be profoundly different, examining time-dependent changes may provide new insights...
article 2010
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Zakrzewska, A. (author), Boorsma, A. (author), Beek, A.T. (author), Hageman, J.A. (author), Westerhuis, J.A. (author), Hellingwerf, K.J. (author), Brul, S. (author), Klis, F.M. (author), Smits, G.J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
The transcriptional responses of yeast cells to a wide variety of stress conditions have been studied extensively. In addition, deletion mutant collections have been widely used to measure the combined effect of gene loss and stress on growth (fitness). Here we present a comparative analysis of 1,095 publicly available transcription and genome...
article 2010
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van de Briel, R.J. (author), Pennings, J.L.A. (author), Baken, K.A. (author), Pronk, T.E. (author), Boorsma, A. (author), Gottschalk, R. (author), van Loveren, H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Many chemicals can induce allergic contact dermatitis. Because evaluation of skin sensitizing potential by animal testing is prohibited for cosmetics, and screening of many chemicals is required within Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals, urgent need exists for predictive in vitro assays to identify contact...
article 2010
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Kienhuis, A.S. (author), van de Poll, M.C.G. (author), de Jong, C.H.C. (author), Gottschalk, R. (author), van Herwijnen, M. (author), Boorsma, A. (author), Kleinjans, J.C.S. (author), Stierum, R.H. (author), van Delft, J.H.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
A compound for which marked species differences have been reported in laboratory animals and humans is coumarin. In rats, metabolites of coumarin are highly toxic, whereas in humans, the compound is mainly metabolized to non-toxic metabolites. In the present study, a toxicogenomics-based parallelogram approach was used to compare effects of...
article 2009
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Kienhuis, A.S. (author), van de Poll, M.C.G. (author), Wortelboer, H. (author), van Herwijnen, M. (author), Gottschalk, R. (author), de Jong, C.H.C. (author), Boorsma, A. (author), Paules, R.S. (author), Kleinjans, J.C.S. (author), Stierum, R.H. (author), van Delft, J.H.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
The frequent use of rodent hepatic in vitro systems in pharmacological and toxicological investigations challenges extrapolation of in vitro results to the situation in vivo and interspecies extrapolation from rodents to humans. The toxicogenomics approach may aid in evaluating relevance of these model systems for human risk assessment by direct...
article 2009
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ter Beek, A. (author), Keijser, B.J.F. (author), Boorsma, A. (author), Zakrzewska, A. (author), Orij, R. (author), Smits, G.J. (author), Brul, S. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
The weak organic acid sorbic acid is a commonly used food preservative, as it inhibits the growth of bacteria, yeasts, and molds. We have used genome-wide transcriptional profiling of Bacillus subtilis cells during mild sorbic acid stress to reveal the growth-inhibitory activity of this preservative and to identify potential resistance...
article 2008
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Kuper, C.F. (author), Heijne, W.H. (author), Dansen, M. (author), Verhoeckx, K.C. (author), Boorsma, A. (author), Radonjic, M. (author), Bruijntjes, J. (author), Stierum, R. (author), Muijser, H. (author), Arts, J.H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
To contribute to the hazard identification of low molecular weight (LMW) respiratory allergens, respiratory allergy induced by trimellitic anhydride (TMA) was characterized by whole genome analysis of lung tissue and blood proteomics in Brown Norway rats. Dermal sensitization (50% and 25% w/v) with TMA and an inhalation challenge of 15 mg/m(3)...
article 2008
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Kuper, C.F. (author), Stierum, R.H. (author), Boorsma, A. (author), Schijf, M.A. (author), Prinsen, M. (author), Bruijntjes, J.P. (author), Bloksma, N. (author), Arts, J.H.E. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
All LMW respiratory allergens known to date can also induce skin allergy in test animals. The question here was if in turn skin allergens can induce allergy in the respiratory tract. Respiratory allergy was tested in Th2-prone Brown Norway (BN) rats by dermal sensitization with the contact allergen dinitrochlorobenzene (DNCB; 1%, day 0; 0.5%,...
article 2008
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van Leeuwen, D.M. (author), Pedersen, M. (author), Hendriksen, P.J.M. (author), Boorsma, A. (author), van Herwijnen, M.H.M. (author), Gottschalk, R.W.H. (author), Kirsch-Volders, M. (author), Knudsen, L.E. (author), Šrám, R.J. (author), Bajak, E. (author), van Delft, J.H.M. (author), Kleinjans, J.C.S. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Differences in biological responses to exposure to hazardous airborne substances between children and adults have been reported, suggesting children to be more susceptible. Aim of this study was to improve our understanding of differences in susceptibility in cancer risk associated with air pollution by comparing genome-wide gene expression...
article 2008
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