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Coomans, C.P. (author), Geerling, J.J. (author), Guigas, B. (author), van den Hoek, A.M. (author), Parlevliet, E.T. (author), Ouwens, D.M. (author), Pijl, H. (author), Voshol, P.J. (author), Rensen, P.C.N. (author), Havekes, L.M. (author), Romijn, J.A. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
Insulin signaling in the central nervous system (CNS) is required for the inhibitory effect of insulin on glucose production. Our aim was to determine whether the CNS is also involved in the stimulatory effect of circulating insulin on the tissue-specific retention of fatty acid (FA) from plasma. In wild-type mice, hyperinsulinemic-euglycemic...
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Wang, Y. (author), Berbée, J.F.P. (author), Stroes, E.S. (author), Smit, J.W.A. (author), Havekes, L.M. (author), Romijn, J.A. (author), Rensen, P.C.N. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
Human data suggest that reconstituted HDL (rHDL) infusion can induce atherosclerosis regression. Studies in mice indicated that rHDL infusion adversely affects VLDL levels, but this effect is less apparent in humans. This discrepancy may be explained by the fact that humans, in contrast to mice, express cholesteryl ester transfer protein (CETP)....
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Lu, Z.F. (author), Zandieh-Doulabi, B. (author), Wuisman, P.I. (author), Bank, R.A. (author), Helder, M.N. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
Tissue microenvironment plays a critical role in guiding local stem cell differentiation. Within the intervertebral disc, collagen type II and nucleus pulposus (NP) cells are two major components. This study aimed to investigate how collagen type II and NP cells affect adipose tissue-derived stem cells (ASCs) in a 3D environment. ASCs were...
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Kleemann, R. (author), Zadelaar, A.S.M. (author), Kooistra, T. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
In the past few years, inflammation has emerged as a major driving force of atherosclerotic lesion development. It is now well-established that from early lesion to vulnerable plaque formation, numerous cellular and molecular inflammatory components participate in the disease process. The most prominent cells that invade in evolving lesions are...
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Zadelaar, A.S.M. (author), Boesten, L.S.M. (author), Jukema, J.W. (author), van Vlijmen, B.J.M. (author), Kooistra, T. (author), Emeis, J.J. (author), Lundholm, E. (author), Camejo, G. (author), Havekes, L.M. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
OBJECTIVE - We investigated whether the dual PPARα/γ agonist tesaglitazar has anti-atherogenic effects in ApoE*3Leiden mice with reduced insulin sensitivity. METHODS AND RESULTS - ApoE*3Leiden transgenic mice were fed a high-fat (HF) insulin-resistance-inducing diet. One group received a high-cholesterol (HC) supplement (1% wt/wt; HC group). A...
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den Boer, M.A.M. (author), Berbée, J.F.P. (author), Reiss, P. (author), van der Valk, M. (author), Voshol, P.J. (author), Kuipers, F. (author), Havekes, L.M. (author), Rensen, P.C.N. (author), Romijn, J.A. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
Objective - The use of the HIV protease inhibitor ritonavir (RTV) is frequently associated with hypertriglyceridemia and lipodystrophy. The aim of our study was to determine the mechanism underlying the observed hypertriglyceridemia. Methods and Results - Feeding female APOE*3-Leiden transgenic mice a Western-type diet supplemented with RTV (35...
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Meeuwsen, S. (author), Persoon-Deen, C. (author), Bsibsi, M. (author), Bajramovic, J.J. (author), Ravid, R. (author), de Bolle, L. (author), van Noort, J.M. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
Human herpesvirus-6A (HHV-6A) is a common pathogen whose role in CNS disorders including multiple sclerosis remains controversial. To understand how HHV-6A could influence inflammatory pathways in the CNS, we infected cultured human adult astrocytes and examined the expression of 268 cytokines, chemokines, growth factors and their receptors by...
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Luca, M.E. (author), Kel, J.M. (author), van Rijs, W. (author), Drijfhout, J.W. (author), Koning, F. (author), Nagelkerken, L. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
SJL mice immunized with mannosylated (M-) PLP139-151 in complete adjuvant do not develop EAE and little CNS mononuclear cell infiltration; other mannosylated peptides were ineffective in this experimental setting. Despite apparently normal T cell responses, M-PLP139-151-immunized mice show impaired delayed-type-sensitivity to PLP139-151 but a...
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Caspary, F. (author), Elliott, G. (author), Navé, B.T. (author), Verzaal, P. (author), Rohrbach, M. (author), Das, P.K. (author), Nagelkerken, L. (author), Nieland, J.D. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
Background: The dogma in psoriasis is that due to pathogen-induced inflammatory responses, an autoreactive immune response is induced that leads to tissue destruction. However, this model might be too simplistic. Literature data suggest that the expression of enzymes crucial for fatty acid oxidation is upregulated in the skin of patients with...
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Verschuur, M. (author), van der Beek, M.T. (author), Tak, H.S. (author), Visser, L.G. (author), de Maat, M.P.M. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
The acute phase reaction is important in many disease processes. Habitual levels of the acute phase proteins fibrinogen, C-reactive protein (CRP) and interleukin-6 (IL-6) are associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, but the dynamic variation of plasma levels of acute phase proteins may be of importance as well. The aim of...
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van Weel, V. (author), Deckers, M.M.L. (author), Grimbergen, J.M. (author), van Leuven, K.J.M. (author), Lardenoye, J.W.H.P. (author), Schlingemann, R.O. (author), van Nieuw Amerongen, G.P. (author), van Bockel, J.H. (author), van Hinsbergh, V.W.M. (author), Quax, P.H.A. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
Therapeutic angiogenesis using vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) is considered a promising new therapy for patients with arterial obstructive disease. Clinical improvements observed consist of improved muscle function and regression of rest pain or angina. However, direct evidence for improved vascularization, as evaluated by angiography...
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Agema, W.R.P. (author), de Maat, M.P.M. (author), Zwinderman, A.H. (author), Kastelein, J.J.P. (author), Rabelink, T.J. (author), van Boven, A.J. (author), Feskens, E.J.M. (author), Boer, J.M.A. (author), van der Wall, E.E. (author), Jukema, J.W. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
In the present study, we sought to evaluate the role of three polymorphisms in the ecNOS (endothelial constitutive nitric oxide synthase) gene in relation to the existence, severity and progression of CAD (coronary artery disease), MI (myocardial infarction) and the occurrence of ischaemia in a predominantly Caucasian population. Patients with...
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Bovenschen, N. (author), van Dijk, K.W. (author), Havekes, L.M. (author), Mertens, K. (author), van Vlijmen, B.J.M. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
Low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein (LRP) contributes to factor VIII (FVIII) catabolism in vivo. Besides LRP, FVIII also interacts with very low-density lipoprotein receptor (VLDLR) in vitro. We investigated the physiological role of VLDLR in FVIII catabolism, using knockout mouse models for VLDLR and LRP, alone and in combination....
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Muurling, M. (author), van den Hoek, A.M. (author), Mensink, R.P. (author), Pijl, H. (author), Romijn, J.A. (author), Havekes, L.M. (author), Voshol, P.J. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
Obese obob mice with strong overexpression of the human apolipoprotein C1 (APOC1) exhibit excessive free fatty acid (FFA) and triglyceride (TG) levels and severely reduced body weight (due to the absence of subcutaneous adipose tissue) and skin abnormalities. To evaluate the effects of APOC1 overexpression on hepatic and peripheral insulin...
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Espirito Santo, S.M.S. (author), Pires, N.M.M. (author), Boesten, L.S.M. (author), Gerritsen, G. (author), Bovenschen, N. (author), van Dijk, K.W. (author), Jukema, J.W. (author), Princen, H.M.G. (author), Bensadoun, A. (author), Li, W.P. (author), Herz, J. (author), Havekes, L.M. (author), van Vlijmen, B.J.M. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
The low-density lipoprotein (LDL) receptor-related protein (LRP) has a well-established role in the hepatic removal of atherogenic apolipoprotein E (APOE)-rich remnant lipoproteins from plasma. In addition, LRP recognizes multiple distinct pro- and antiatherogenic ligands in vitro. Here, we investigated the role of hepatic LRP in atherogenesis...
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Nagelkerken, L. (author), Haspels, I. (author), van Rijs, W. (author), Blauw, B. (author), Ferrant, J.L. (author), Hess, D.M. (author), Garber, E.A. (author), Taylor, F.R. (author), Burkly, L.C. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
It has been demonstrated that anti-CD154 mAb treatment effectively inhibits the development of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE). However, although it appears to prevent the induction of Th1 cells and reactivation of encephalitogenic T cells within the CNS, little information is available regarding the involvement of alternative...
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Goudriaan, J.R. (author), Espirito Santo, S.M.S. (author), Voshol, P.J. (author), Teusink, B. (author), van Dijk, K.W. (author), van Vlijmen, B.J.M. (author), Romijn, J.A. (author), Havekes, L.M. (author), Rensen, P.C.N. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
The VLDL receptor (VLDLr) is involved in tissue delivery of VLDL-triglyceride (TG)-derived FFA by facilitating the expression of lipoprotein lipase (LPL). However, vldlr-/- mice do not show altered plasma lipoprotein levels, despite reduced LPL expression. Because LPL activity is crucial in postprandial lipid metabolism, we investigated whether...
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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...
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Agema, W.R.P. (author), Monraats, P.S. (author), Zwinderman, A.H. (author), de Winter, R.J. (author), Tio, R.A. (author), Doevendans, P.A.F.M. (author), Waltenberger, J. (author), de Maat, M.P.M. (author), Frants, R.R. (author), Atsma, D.E. (author), van der Laarse, A. (author), van der Wall, E.E. (author), Jukema, J.W. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
Aims To document the practice of interventional cardiology and the clinical restenosis rate, as well as the risk factors for clinical restenosis in an unselected population of patients in daily practice and to provide a perspective for the need of new devices such as drug-eluting stents. Methods and results A total of 3177 consecutive patients,...
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Kleemann, R. (author), Verschuren, L. (author), de Rooij, B.J. (author), Lindeman, J. (author), de Maat, M.M. (author), Szalai, A.J. (author), Princen, H.M.G. (author), Kooistra, T. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
Inflammatory processes, aside from cholesterol, play a central role in atherogenesis. Human C-reactive protein (huCRP) signals systemic inflammation and independently predicts future cardiovascular risk. Cholesterol-lowering statins reduce atherosclerosis and plasma huCRP levels. Evidence is sought for a direct anti-inflammatory statin effect in...
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