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Hogervorst, J.G.F. (author), Schouten, L.J. (author), Konings, E.J.M. (author), Goldbohm, R.A. (author), van den Brandt, P.A. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background: Acrylamide is a probable human carcinogen, which is present in several heat-treatedfood s. In epidemiologic studies, positive associations with endometrial, ovarian, and renal cell cancer risk have been observed. The incidence of central nervous system tumors was increased upon acrylamide administration in drinking water to rats. In...
article 2009
Bajramović, J.J. (author), Geutskens, S.B. (author), Bsibsi, M. (author), Boot, M. (author), Hassankhan, R. (author), Verhulst, K.C. (author), van Noort, J.M. (author), Div. Immunological and Infect. Dis., TNO Prevention and Health, PO Box 2215, 2301 CE Leiden, Netherlands (author)
We describe a reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction method for the semiquantitative detection of mRNAs encoding the human heat shock proteins αβ-crystallin, Hsp27, and Hsp60. The method involves the coamplification of cellular mRNA-derived cDNA with a dilution series of a competitor fragment (internal standard), using 1 primer pair...
article 2000
Broerse, J.J. (author), Battermann, J.J. (author), Radiobiologisch Instituut TNO (author)
The renewed application of fast neutrons in clinical radiotherapy has been stimulated by fundamental radiobiological findings. The biological effects of high LET radiation, including fast neutrons, are different from those obtained with X-rays in at least three respects: the oxygen enhancement ratio, the sensitivity of cells at different phases...
article 1981