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Bekker, C. (author), Fransman, W. (author), Boessen, R. (author), Oerlemans, A. (author), Ottenbros, I.B. (author), Vermeulen, R. (author)
Background: Nano-specific inhalation exposure models could potentially be effective tools to assess and control worker exposure to nano-objects, and their aggregates and agglomerates (NOAA). However, due to the lack of reliable and consistent collected NOAA exposure data, the scientific basis for validation of the existing NOAA exposure models...
article 2017
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Lakerveld, J. (author), van der Ploeg, H.P. (author), Kroezel, W. (author), Ahrens, W. (author), Allais, O. (author), Frost Andersen, L. (author), Cardons, G. (author), Capranica, L. (author), Chastin, S. (author), Donnelly, A. (author), Ekelund, U. (author), Finglash, P. (author), Flechtner-Mors, M. (author), Hebestrei, A. (author), Hendriksen, I. (author), Kubiak, T. (author), Lanza, M. (author), Loyen, A. (author), MacDonncha, C. (author), Mazzocch, M. (author), Monsivais, P. (author), Murphy, M. (author), Nöthlings, U. (author), O’Gorman, D.J. (author), Renner, B. (author), Roos, G. (author), Schuit, A.J. (author), Schulze, M. (author), Steinacker, J. (author), Stronks, K. (author), Volkert, D. (author), van 't Veer, P. (author), Lien, N. (author), de Bourdeaudhuij, I. (author), Brug, J. (author)
To address major societal challenges and enhance cooperation in research across Europe, the European Commission has initiated and facilitated ‘joint programming’. Joint programming is a process by which Member States engage in defining, developing and implementing a common strategic research agenda, based on a shared vision of how to address...
article 2014
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End, C. (author), Bikker, F.J. (author), Renner, M. (author), Bergmann, G. (author), Lyer, S. (author), Blaich, S. (author), Hudler, M. (author), Helmke, B. (author), Gassler, N. (author), Autschbach, F. (author), Ligtenberg, A.J.M. (author), Benner, A. (author), Holmskov, U. (author), Schirmacher, P. (author), Nieuw Amerongen, A.V. (author), Rosenstiel, P. (author), Sina, C. (author), Franke, A. (author), Hafner, M. (author), Kioschis, P. (author), Schreiber, S. (author), Poustka, A. (author), Mollenhauer, J. (author)
Deleted in malignant brain tumors 1 (DMBT1) is a secreted glycoprotein displaying a broad bacterial-binding spectrum. Recent functional and genetic studies linked DMBT1 to the suppression of LPS-induced TLR4-mediated NF-kappaB activation and to the pathogenesis of Crohn's disease. Here, we aimed at unraveling the molecular basis of its function...
article 2009
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Balvers, M.G.J. (author), Verhoeckx, K.C.M. (author), Witkamp, R.F. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
A sensitive and specific LC-MS/MS method for the quantification of the endocannabinoids and related structures anandamide, 2-arachidonoyl glycerol, 2-arachidonyl glycerol ether, O-arachidonoyl ethanolamide, dihomo-γ-linolenoyl ethanolamide, docosatetraenoyl ethanolamide, N-arachidonoyl dopamine, N-arachidonyl glycine, N-oleoyl dopamine, oleoyl...
article 2009
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de Boer, W.E.L. (author), Donceel, P. (author), Brage, S. (author), Rus, M. (author), Willems, J.H.B.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background. Decisions on disability pensions are based, among others, on medical reports. The way these medical assessments are performed is largely unclear. The aim of the study was to determine which grounds are used by social insurance physicians (SIPs) in these assessments and to determine if the identification of these grounds can help...
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Schouten, L.J. (author), van Dijk, B.A.C. (author), Oosterwijk, E. (author), van Engeland, M. (author), van de Hulsbergen-Kaa, C.A. (author), Kiemeney, L.A.L.M. (author), Goldbohm, R.A. (author), Kester, A. (author), de Vogel, S. (author), Schalken, J.A. (author), van den Brandt, P.A. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Alcohol consumption has been associated with a decreased risk for renal cell cancer in several studies. We investigated whether alcohol is associated with (epi)genetic changes of the von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) gene in renal cell cancer. The Netherlands Cohort Study (NLCS) on Diet and Cancer started in 1986 (n = 120,852) and uses the case-cohort...
article 2008
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Spaan, S. (author), Schinkel, J. (author), Wouters, I.M. (author), Preller, L. (author), Tielemans, E. (author), Nij, E.T. (author), Heederik, D. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objectives: Workers in many industries are exposed to endotoxins, which may cause adverse health effects. In exposure assessment, information about exposure variability is essential. However, variability in exposure has rarely been investigated for biological agents and more specifically for endotoxin. Therefore, variance components and...
article 2008
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Tielemans, E. (author), Schneider, T. (author), Goede, H. (author), Tischer, M. (author), Warren, N. (author), Kromhout, H. (author), van Tongeren, M. (author), van Hemmen, J. (author), Cherrie, J.W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
The present paper proposes a source-receptor model to schematically describe inhalation exposure to help understand the complex processes leading to inhalation of hazardous substances. The model considers a stepwise transfer of a contaminant from the source to the receptor. The conceptual model is constructed using three components, i.e. (i) the...
article 2008
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van Breda, S.G. (author), Hogervorst, J.G. (author), Schouten, L.J. (author), Knaapen, A.M. (author), van Delft, J.H. (author), Goldbohm, R.A. (author), van Schooten, F.J. (author), van den Brandt, P.A. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
article 2007
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Freidig, A.P. (author), Dekkers, S. (author), Verwei, M. (author), Zvinavashe, E. (author), Bessems, J.G.M. (author), van de Sandt, J.J.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Future EU legislations enforce a fast hazard and risk assessment of thousands of existing chemicals. If conducted by means of present data requirements, this assessment will use a huge number of test animals and will be neither cost nor time effective. The purpose of the current research was to develop methods to increase the acceptability of in...
article 2007
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Wiefferink, C.H. (author), Peters, L. (author), Hoekstra, F. (author), Ten Dam, G. (author), Buijs, G.J. (author), Paulussen, T.G.W.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Characterizing school health promotion is its category-by-category approach, in which each separate health-related behavior is addressed independently. Such an approach creates a risk that extra-curricular activities become overloaded, and that teaching staff are distracted by continuous innovations. Within the health promotion sector there are...
article 2006
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van Noort, J.M. (author), Verbeek, R. (author), Meilof, J.F. (author), Polman, C.H. (author), Amor, S. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Human T-cell responses to the stress protein alpha B-crystallin in multiple sclerosis (MS)-affected brain samples are dominant when compared to other myelin antigens. The establishment of the apparent autoimmune repertoire against this antigen has been suggested to involve cross-priming during viral infection. Yet, another possibility would be...
article 2006
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Kaijzel, E.L. (author), Koolwijk, P. (author), van Erck, M.G.M. (author), van Hinsbergh, V.W.M. (author), de Maat, M.P.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background: During wound repair, fibrin acts both as a barrier to prevent blood loss and as a temporary matrix for the invasion and ingrowth of endothelial and tissue cells. A well-controlled angiogenesis process in the fibrinous exudate matrix is crucial for optimal wound healing. The composition and structure of the fibrin matrix are important...
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Chang, W.T. (author), Thissen, U. (author), Ehlert, K.A. (author), Koek, M.M. (author), Jellema, R.H. (author), Hankemeier, T. (author), van der Greef, J. (author), Wang, M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven TNO Voeding (author)
Metabolite profiling in combination with multivariate statistics is a sophisticated method for quality assessment of natural products. For the development of a quality control strategy in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), we have measured the metabolite fingerprints of Rehmannia glutinosa by GC-MS. Plants were grown under different climate and...
article 2006
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Zuang, V. (author), Alonso, M.A. (author), Botham, P.A. (author), Eskes, C. (author), Fentem, J. (author), Liebsch, M. (author), van de Sandt, J.J.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
article 2005
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Parati, G. (author), Mendis, S. (author), Abegunde, D. (author), Asmar, R. (author), Mieke, S. (author), Murray, A. (author), Shengelia, B. (author), Steenvoorden, G. (author), van Montfrans, G. (author), O'Brien, E. (author), Technisch Physische Dienst TNO - TH (author)
This paper, which summarizes the conclusions of a WHO Expert meeting, is aimed at proposing indications to develop technical specifications for an accurate and affordable blood pressure measuring device for office/ clinic use in low resource settings. Blood pressure measuring devices to be used in low resource settings should be accurate,...
article 2005
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Tchetverikov, I. (author), Lohmander, L.S. (author), Verzijl, N. (author), Huizinga, T.W.J. (author), TeKoppele, J.M. (author), Hanemaaijer, R. (author), de Groot, J. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective: To determine protein and activity levels of matrix metalloproteinases 1 and 3 (MMP-1 and MMP-3) in synovial fluid of patients with knee joint injury, primary osteoarthritis, and acute pyrophosphate arthritis (pseudogout). Methods: Measurements were done on knee synovial fluid obtained in a cross sectional study of cases of injury (n...
article 2005
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Walker, L.C. (author), Overstreet, M.A. (author), Siddiqui, A. (author), de Paepe, A. (author), Ceylaner, G. (author), Malfait, F. (author), Symoens, S. (author), Atsawasuwan, P. (author), Yamauchi, M. (author), Ceylaner, S. (author), Bank, R.A. (author), Yeowell, H.N. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
The clinical diagnosis of a patient with the phenotype of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type VI was confirmed biochemically by the severely diminished level of lysyl hydroxylase (LH) activity in the patient's skin fibroblasts. A novel homozygous mutation, a single base change of T1360 → G in exon 13 of the LH1 gene, predicted to result in W446G, was...
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de Ligt, R.A.F. (author), van der Klein, P.A.M. (author), von Frijtag Drabbe Künzel, J.K. (author), Lorenzen, A. (author), El Maate, F.A. (author), Fujikawa, S. (author), van Westhoven, R. (author), van den Hoven, T. (author), Brussee, J. (author), Ijzerman, A.P. (author), TNO Voeding (author)
Novel 3,8- and 8,9-disubstituted N6-cyclopentyladenine derivatives were synthesised in moderate overall yield from 6-chloropurine. The derivatives were made in an attempt to find a new neutral antagonist with high affinity for adenosine A1 receptors. N6-Cyclopentyl-9- methyladenine (N-0840) was used as a lead compound. Binding affinities of the...
article 2004
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Verhoeckx, K.C.M. (author), Bijlsma, S. (author), Jespersen, S. (author), Ramaker, R. (author), Verheij, E.R. (author), Witkamp, R.F. (author), van der Greef, J. (author), Rodenburg, R.J.T. (author), TNO Voeding Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
The discovery of new anti-inflammatory drugs is often based on an interaction with a specific target, although other pathways often play a primary or secondary role. Anti-inflammatory drugs can be categorized into classes, based on their mechanism of action. In this article we investigate the possibility to characterize novel anti-inflammatory...
article 2004
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