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Kersten, S. (author), Lichtenstein, L. (author), Steenbergen, E. (author), Mudde, K. (author), Hendriks, H.F.J. (author), Hesselink, M.K. (author), Schrauwen, P. (author), Müller, M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
OBJECTIVE-: Plasma lipoprotein levels are determined by the balance between lipoprotein production and clearance. Recently, angiopoietin-like protein 4 (ANGPTL4) was uncovered as a novel endocrine factor that potently raises plasma triglyceride levels by inhibiting triglyceride clearance. However, very little is known about ANGPTL4 in human....
article 2009
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Jeurissen, S.M.F. (author), Punt, A. (author), Delatour, T. (author), Rietjens, I.M.C.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
The effects of a basil extract on the sulfation and concomitant DNA adduct formation of the proximate carcinogen 1′-hydroxyestragole were studied using rat and human liver S9 homogenates and the human hepatoma cell line HepG2. Basil was chosen since it contains the procarcinogen estragole that can be metabolized to 1′-hydroxyestragole by...
article 2008
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Rothbarth, J. (author), Woutersen, R.A. (author), Sparidans, R.W. (author), van de Velde, C.J.H. (author), Mulder, G.J. (author)
The optimum conditions (duration and concentration) of a fixed dose, intra-arterial melphalan infusion in relation to its antitumor effect and toxicity in the liver were investigated in a rat colon tumor model (CC531) of liver metastases. We studied the difference in tumor and liver uptake, as well as antitumor effect and hepatotoxicity after 5-...
article 2003
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Geutskens, S.B. (author), van der Eb, M.M. (author), Plomp, A.C. (author), Jonges, L.E. (author), Cramer, S.J. (author), Ensink, N.G. (author), Kuppen, P.J.K. (author), Hoeben, R.C. (author)
The host-immune response against adenoviruses forms a major obstacle for their use as gene therapy vectors for treatment of genetic defects. None the less, they are the preferred vectors for in vivo gene transfer in experimental gene therapy protocols for cancer. In this article we demonstrate the antitumor efficacy of adenovirus-mediated...
article 2000
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Arts, J. (author), Grimbergen, J. (author), Toet, K. (author), Kooistra, T. (author), Gaubius instituut TNO (author)
We have characterized the regulation of plasminogen activator inhibitor- 1 (PAI-1) gene expression by phorbol 12-myristate 13-acetate (PMA), serum, and interleukin-1α (IL-1α) in the human hepatoma cell line HepG2. PMA, serum, and IL-1α induced a rapid and transient 28-fold (PMA), 9-fold (serum), and 23-fold (IL-1α) increase in PAI-1 mRNA,...
article 1999
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Gaubius Instituut TNO (author), Vu-Dac, N. (author), Gervois, P. (author), Torra, I.P. (author), Fruchart, J.C. (author), Kosykh, V. (author), Kooistra, T. (author), Princen, H.M.G. (author), Dallongeville, J. (author), Staels, B. (author)
Hypertriglyceridemia is a metabolic complication of retinoid therapy. In this study, we analyzed whether retinoids increase the expression of apo C- III, an antagonist of plasma triglyceride catabolism. In men, isotretinoin treatment (80 mg/d; 5 d) resulted in elevated plasma apo C-III, but not apo E concentrations. In human hepatoma HepG2 cells...
article 1998
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Rompelberg, C.J.M. (author), Evertz, S.J.C.J. (author), Bruijntjes-Rozier, G.C.D.M. (author), van den Heuvel, P.D. (author), Verhagen, H. (author), TNO Voeding (author)
The influence of in vivo treatment with eugenol on established mutagens was studied to determine whether eugenol has antigenotoxic potential. The effects of eugenol in rats was investigated in the unscheduled DNA synthesis (UDS) assay with established mutagens and the Salmonella typhimurium mutagenicity assay. In addition, the effect of in vitro...
article 1996
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Baselmans, A.H.C. (author), Kuijpers, M.H.M. (author), van Dijk, J.E. (author), TNO Voeding (author)
A case report is given of a very rare spontaneous mast cell tumor in the eyelid of the left eye of a female Wistar rat used in a long-term oral toxicity study. Metastasis of the tumor had occurred in the mandibular lymph nodes and in the liver. Clinically, the animal showed blepharospasm, dacryorrhoea, and exophthalmus. Hematologic findings...
article 1996
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Gaubius Instituut TNO (author), Mulder, M. (author), Lombardi, P. (author), Jansen, H. (author), van Berkel, T.J.C. (author), Frants, R.R. (author), Havekes, L.M. (author)
It has previously been shown that lipoprotein lipase (LPL) enhances the binding of low density lipoproteins (LDL) and very low density lipoproteins (VLDL) to HepG2 cells and fibroblasts, up to 80-fold. This increase in binding is LDL receptor-independent and is due to a bridging of LPL between extracellular heparan sulfate proteoglycans (HSPG)...
article 1993
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Kaptein, A. (author), Roodenburg, L. (author), Princen, H.M.G. (author), Gaubius Institute TNO Instituut voor verouderings- en vaatziekten onderzoek TNO (author)
Addition of sodium butyrate to the culture medium of the human hepatoma cell line Hep G2 resulted in a time- and dose-dependent increase in the secretion of apolipoprotein A-I (apo A-I) and apolipoprotein B100 (apo B100). After a 24 h preincubation period, a 2.4- and 2.2-fold increase in the secretion of apo A-I and apo B100 respectively was...
article 1991
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Mulder, M. (author), de Wit, E. (author), Havekes, L.M. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
It has been suggested that besides the LDL-receptor, hepatocytes possess an apo E or remnant receptor. To evaluate which hepatic lipoprotein receptor is involved in VLDL remnant catabolism, we studied the binding of VLDL remnants to HepG2 cells. Native VLDL was obtained from type IIb hyperlipidemic patients and treated with bovine milk...
article 1991
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Gaubius Instituut TNO (author), Bosma, P.J. (author), Kooistra, T. (author)
In man, the plasminogen activator inhibitor 1 (PAI-1) gene codes for two mRNA species, one of 3.2 kilobases (kb) and the other of 2.4 kb. We report that the protein kinase C activating phorbol ester, phorbol 12-myristate-13-acetate (PMA), causes a different induction of the two PAI-1 mRNA species in the human hepatoma cell line, HepG2. Upon...
article 1991
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Gaubius instituut TNO (author), Cohen, L.H. (author), Griffioen, M. (author)
Hep G2 cells were incubated under conditions known to influence the HMG-CoA (3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-CoA) reductase activity, e.g. in the presence of compactin (a competitive inhibitor of HMG-CoA reductase itself) and U18666A (a squalene-2,3-epoxide cyclase inhibitor). We studied the effects of these conditions both on the HMG-CoA reductase...
article 1988
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Gaubius instituut TNO (author), Boogaard, A. (author), Griffioen, M. (author), Cohen, L.H. (author)
Incubating Hep G2 cells for 18 h with triparanol, buthiobate and low concentrations (< 0.5 ??M) of U18666A, inhibitors of desmosterol ??24-reductase, of lanosterol 14??-demethylase and of squalene-2,3-epoxide cyclase (EC 5.4.99.7) respectively, resulted in a decrease of the HMG-CoA (3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coenzyme A) reductase activity....
article 1987
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Gaubius instituut TNO (author), Cohen, L.H. (author), Griffioen, M. (author), Havekes, L. (author)
Compactin, an inhibitor of HMG-CoA (3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-CoA) reductase, decreased cholesterol synthesis in intact Hep G2 cells. However, after the inhibitor was washed away, the HMG-CoA-reductase activity determined in the cell homogenate was found to be increased. Also the high-affinity association of LDL (low-density lipoprotein) to Hep...
article 1984
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Gaubius Instituut TNO (author), Kooistra, T. (author), van Hinsbergh, V. (author), Havekes, L. (author), Kempen, H.J. (author)
Human hepatocellular carcinoma cells (Hep G2) were shown to secrete apo A-I as a proprotein. No apo A-I synthesis could be detected with endothelial cells from human umbilical cord veins. Conversion of proapo A-I into apo A-I is a slow (of the order of hours) process, mediated by a Ca2+/Mg2+-dependent enzyme which is present on the surface of...
article 1984
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Gaubius instituut TNO (author), Havekes, L. (author), van Hinsbergh, V. (author), Kempen, H.J. (author), Emeis, J. (author)
The human hepatoma cell line Hep G2 was studied with respect to metabolism of human low-density lipoprotein (LDL). The Hep G2 cells bind, take up and degrade human LDL with a high-affinity saturable and with a low-affinity non-saturable component. The high-affinity binding possesses a K(D) of 25 nM-LDL and a maximal amount of binding of about 70...
article 1983
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Feron, V.J. (author), Hendriksen, C.F.M. (author), Speek, A.J. (author), Til, H.P. (author), Spit, B.J. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
A lifespan oral toxicity of vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) was carried out in Wistar rats, using five groups each of 60-80 males and 60-80 females. VCM was administered by incorporating polyvinyl chloride (PVC) powder with a high VCM content into the diet or by gastric intubation of a 10% VCM solution in soya-bean oil. The VCM doses (actual...
article 1981
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Spit, B.J. (author), Feron, V.J. (author), Hendriksen, C.F.M. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
The hepatic angiosarcoma studied was from a male Wistar rat having been exposed to vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) by the oral route for 120 weeks. Widened sinusoids lined by large electron-lucent, spindle-shaped tumor cells and membrane-bound nuclear-free structures were seen in the transitional zone between the tumor mass and the adjacent liver...
article 1981
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