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Suchowerska, A.K. (author), Stokman, G. (author), Palmer, J.T. (author), Coghlan, P.A. (author), Pieterman, E.J. (author), Keijzer, N. (author), Lambert, G. (author), Chemello, K. (author), Jaafar, A.K. (author), Parmar, J. (author), Yan, L. (author), Tong, Y. (author), Mu, L. (author), Princen, H.M.G. (author), Bonnar, J. (author), Evison, B.J. (author)
Proprotein convertase subtilisin kexin type 9 (PCSK9) inhibits the clearance of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol (LDL-C) from plasma by directly binding with the LDL receptor (LDLR) and sending the receptor for lysosomal degradation. As the interaction promotes elevated plasma LDL-C levels, and therefore a predisposition to...
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Berbée, J.F.P. (author), Mooijaart, S.P. (author), de Craen, A.J.M. (author), Havekes, L.M. (author), van Heemst, D. (author), Rensen, P.C.N. (author), Westendorp, R.G.J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
The high-density lipoprotein (HDL) constituent apolipoprotein CI (apoCI) protects mice against mortality in bacterial sepsis. We assessed whether high plasma apoCI levels protect against mortality from infection in humans. We determined plasma levels of apoCI, lipids, and C-reactive protein in 85-year-old participants of the prospective...
article 2008
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Beulens, J.W.J. (author), van den Berg, R. (author), Kok, F.J. (author), Helander, A. (author), Vermunt, S.H.F. (author), Hendriks, H.F.J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background and aims: To investigate the effect of moderate alcohol consumption on lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 activity, markers of inflammation and oxidative stress and whether these effects are modified by BMI. Methods and results: Eleven lean (BMI: 18.5-25 kg/m2) and 9 overweight (BMI > 27 kg/m2) men participated in a randomized...
article 2008
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Sitruk-Ware, R.L. (author), Menard, J. (author), Rad, M. (author), Burggraaf, J. (author), de Kam, M.L. (author), Tokay, B.A. (author), Sivin, I. (author), Kluft, C. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: We evaluated the effects of a new combined hormonal contraceptive vaginal ring (CVR) delivering the nonandrogenic progestin Nestorone® (NES) and ethinyl estradiol (EE) on several key estrogen-sensitive hepatic proteins that may be markers for the risk of arterial or venous disease events and on blood pressure (BP). Because the...
article 2007
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van Doorn, M.B.A. (author), Espirito Santo, S.M. (author), Meijer, P. (author), Kamerling, I.M. (author), Schoemaker, R.C. (author), Dirsch, V. (author), Vollmar, A. (author), Haffner, T. (author), Gebhardt, R. (author), Cohen, A.F. (author), Princen, H.M. (author), Burggraaf, J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background: Epidemiologic studies suggest that garlic may have beneficial effects on risk factors associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, these findings are not unambiguously supported by randomized placebo-controlled clinical trials. Objective: We sought to investigate the effects of a chemically well-characterized garlic...
article 2006
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van Schoonbeek, K. (author), Feijge, M.A.H. (author), Paquay, M. (author), Rosing, J. (author), Saris, W. (author), Kluft, C. (author), Giesen, P.L.A. (author), Maat, M.P.M.de (author), Heemskerk, J.W.M. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective-The beneficial effect of dietary fish oil, rich in omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), on cardiovascular disease is multifactorial and may partly rely on their anticoagulant action. We studied how fish oil intake influenced thrombin generation in plasma and which factors were involved herein. Methods and Results-Twenty-five...
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Beekman, M. (author), Heijmans, B.T. (author), Martin, N.G. (author), Whitfield, J.B. (author), Pedersen, N.L. (author), de Faire, U. (author), Snieder, H. (author), Lakenberg, N. (author), Suchiman, H.E.D. (author), de Knijff, P. (author), Frants, R.R. (author), van Ommen, G.J.B. (author), Kluft, C. (author), Vogler, G.P. (author), Boomsma, D.I. (author), Slagboom, P.E. (author)
The genetic basis of cardiovascular disease (CVD) with its complex etiology is still largely elusive. Plasma levels of lipids and apolipoproteins are among the major quantitative risk factors for CVD and are well-established intermediate traits that may be more accessible to genetic dissection than clinical CVD end points. Chromosome 19 harbors...
article 2003
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Hendriks, H.F.J. (author), Brink, E.J. (author), Meijer, G.W. (author), Princen, H.M.G. (author), Ntanios, F.Y. (author), TNO Voeding Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
Objective: To evaluate both efficacy and safety in humans of long-term consumption of spreads containing plant sterol esters. Design: Randomized double-blind placebo-controlled parallel trial. Subjects: Hundred and eighty-five healthy volunteers (35-64y). Intervention: Volunteers daily consumed 20g spread enriched with 1.6g plant sterols as...
article 2003
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Witte, D.R. (author), Broekmans, W.M.R. (author), Kardinaal, A.F.M. (author), Klöpping-Ketelaars, I.A.A. (author), van Poppel, G. (author), Bots, M.L. (author), Kluft, C. (author), Princen, J.M.G. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO TNO Voeding (author)
Background: Flow mediated dilatation (FMD) of the brachial artery and soluble intercellular adhesion molecule 1 (sICAM-1) are measures of distinct functions of the endothelium, reflecting nitric oxide (NO)-mediated and pro-inflammatory status, respectively. The comparative value of the two measures in relation to cardiovascular risk is unknown....
article 2003
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Broekmans, W.M.R. (author), Berendschot, T.T.J.R. (author), Klöpping-Ketelaars, I.A.A. (author), de Vries, A.J. (author), Goldbohm, R.A. (author), Tijburg, L.B.M. (author), Kardinaal, A.F.M. (author), van Poppel, G. (author), TNO Voeding (author)
Background: Macular pigment (MP), concentrated in the central area of the retina, contains the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin. A low MP density could be a risk factor for age-related macular degeneration. Little information is available regarding MP density in relation to serum lutein and zeaxanthin and adipose lutein concentrations in a...
article 2002
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van Nieuw Amerongen, G.P. (author), Vermeer, M.A. (author), Negre-Aminou, P. (author), Lankelma, J. (author), Emeis, J.J. (author), van Hinsbergh, V.W.M. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
Background - Recent clinical trials have established that inhibitors of the enzyme 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase (statins) reduce the risk of acute coronary events. These effects of statins cannot be fully explained by their lipid-lowering potential. Improved endothelial function may contribute to the positive effects of statin...
article 2000
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Sijbrands, E.J.G. (author), Hoffer, M.J.V. (author), Meinders, A.E. (author), Havekes, L.M. (author), Frants, R.R. (author), Smelt, A.H.M. (author), de Knijff, P. (author), Gaubius instituut TNO (author)
More than 90% of patients with type III hyperlipoproteinemia are homozygous carriers of the apolipoprotein (apo) E*2 allele. The great majority of these apoE2(Arg158→Cys) homozygotes in the general population, however, are normolipidemic. Apparently, expression of the hyperlipidemic state requires additional genetic and/or environmental factors,...
article 1999
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Hendriks, H.F.J. (author), Weststrate, J.A. (author), van Vliet, T. (author), Meijer, G.W. (author)
Objective: To investigate the dose-response relationship between cholesterol lowering and three different, relatively low intake levels of plant sterols (0.83, 1.61, 3.24 g/d) from spreads. To investigate the effects on lipid-soluble (pro)vitamins. Design: A randomized double-blind placebo controlled balanced incomplete Latin square design using...
article 1999
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Weggemans, R.M. (author), Zock, P.L. (author), Urgert, R. (author), Katan, M.B. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
Background. Hypercholesterolaemia is initially treated by diet. However, most studies of diet and cholesterol response have been carried out in men, and it is not known whether women react to diet to the same extent as men do. We therefore studied sex differences in the response of serum cholesterol and lipoproteins to diet. Materials and...
article 1999
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van de Vijver, L.P.L. (author), Weber, C. (author), Kardinaal, A.F.M. (author), Grobbee, D.E. (author), Princen, H.M.G. (author), van Poppel, G. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO TNO Voeding (author)
Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is an important mitochondrial electron transfer component and has been postulated to function as a powerful antioxidant protecting LDL from oxidative damage. It could thus reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. Thus far, beneficial effects of supplementation with CoQ10 have been reported. To study the relation between...
article 1999
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Sijbrands, E.J.G. (author), Lombardi, M.P. (author), Westendorp, R.G.J. (author), Gevers Leuven, J.A. (author), Meinders, A.E. (author), van der Laarse, A. (author), Frants, R.R. (author), Havekes, L.M. (author), Smelt, A.H.M. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
In patients heterozygous for familial hypercholesterolemia, the low- density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol lowering effect of β-hydroxy-β- methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase inhibitors may depend on the nature of the mutation in the LDL receptor gene. To test this hypothesis, we compared the response to simvastatin, 20 mg daily for 9 weeks,...
article 1998
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Schaafsma, G. (author), Meuling, W.J.A. (author), van Dokkum, W. (author), Bouley, C. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
Objective: To investigate in adult male volunteers the effect of a new fermented milk product, fermented by Lactobacillus acidophilus and with fructo-oligosaccharides added, on blood lipids. Design: Randomized placebo-controlled double-blind two-way cross over trial with two treatment periods of three weeks, separated by a wash-out period of one...
article 1998
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Gevers Leuven, J.A. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Searching for familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) in children is useful only if efficacious treatment is to be administered shortly and if there are relatives with ischaemic heart disease at very early ages. In all other cases, the (psychological) drawbacks probably outweigh the doubtful benefit of early intervention. The search for the major...
article 1997
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van de Vijver, L.P.L. (author), van Duyvenvoorde, W. (author), Buytenhek, R. (author), van der Laarse, A. (author), Kardinaal, A.F.M. (author), van den Berg, H. (author), Princen, H.M.G. (author)
article 1997
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Hasler-Rapacz, J. (author), Kempen, H.J. (author), Princen, H.M.G. (author), Kudchodkar, B.J. (author), Lacko, A. (author), Rapacz, J. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
Familial hypercholesterolemia (FHC) in swine, which resembles human familial combined hyperlipidemia, is a complex lipid and lipoprotein disorder associated with the development of severe coronary lesions similar to those occurring in advanced human coronary disease. The disorder is characterized by elevated plasma total cholesterol (TC),...
article 1996
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