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Ruiz-Zapata, A.M. (author), Heinz, A. (author), Kerkhof, M.H. (author), van de Westerlo-van Rijt, C. (author), Schmelzer, C.E.H. (author), Stoop, R. (author), Kluivers, K.B. (author), Oosterwijk, E. (author)
Fibroblast to myofibroblast differentiation is a key feature of wound-healing in soft tissues, including the vagina. Vaginal fibroblasts maintain the integrity of the vaginal wall tissues, essential to keep pelvic organs in place and avoid pelvic organ prolapse (POP). The micro-environment of vaginal tissues in POP patients is stiffer and has...
article 2020
Sivana, S.S. (author), van El, B. (author), Merkher, Y. (author), Schmelzer, C.E.H. (author), Zuurmond, A.M. (author), Heinz, A. (author), Wachtel, E. (author), Varga, P.P. (author), Lazary, A. (author), Brayda-Bruno, M. (author), Maroudas, A. (author)
Background Aging and degeneration of human intervertebral disc (IVD) are associated with biochemical changes, including racemization and glycation. These changes can only be counteracted by protein turnover. Little is known about the longevity of IVD elastin in health or disease. Yet, such knowledge is important for a quantitative understanding...
article 2012