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de Man, F.H.A.F. (author), de Beer, F. (author), van der Laarse, A. (author), Smelt, A.H.M. (author), Havekes, L.M. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
An in vitro assay to study lipolysis of very low density lipoproteins (VLDL) by heparan sulfate proteoglycan (HSPG-bound lipoprotein lipase (LPL) was developed. Optimal conditions for VLDL lipolysis by HSPG-bound LPL were obtained by incubating plastic wells with 0.5 μg HSPG and 1.5 μg LPL, subsequently. Control experiments with heparinase...
article 1997
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Noorman, F. (author), Barrett-Bergshoeff, M.M. (author), Bekkers, M. (author), Emeis, J.J. (author), Rijken, D.C. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
Dextran is used during surgery as a prophylactic agent to prevent deep venous thrombosis. Recently it has been shown that dextran increases t-PA plasma concentrations in patients. As dextran is a potential ligand for the mannose receptor, we studied whether this glucose-polymer would be able to inhibit mannose receptor-mediated clearance of t-PA...
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Mulder, M. (author), Kohnert, U. (author), Fischer, S. (author), van Hinsbergh, V.W.M. (author), Verheijen, J.H. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
The Escherichia coli-expressed recombinant plasminogen activator (r-PA) comprising the kringle 2 and protease domains of human tissue-type plasminogen activator (t-PA) has a four-fold longer half-life time in the circulation than t-PA, possibly resulting in an increased opportunity for r-PA to interact with the endothelial lining. In the present...
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Laman, J.D. (author), van Meurs, M. (author), de Smet, B.J.G.L. (author), Schoneveld, A. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
The abundant presence of macrophages and activated T cells in atherosclerotic plaques suggests an active involvement of the immune system in this cardiovascular disease. However, insight into cellular interactions inducing relevant effector functions is still limited. Here, Jon Laman and colleagues propose that local interactions between CD40...
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Koopman, J.L. (author), Slomp, J. (author), de Bart, A.C.W. (author), Quax, P.H.A. (author), Verheijent, J.H. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
The structural and functional properties of the urokinase-type plasminogen activator (u-PA) that are involved in the mitogenic effect of this proteolytic enzyme on human melanoma cells M14 and IF6 and the role of the u-PA receptor (u-PAR) in transducing this signal were analyzed. Native u- PA purified from urine induced a mitogenic response in...
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Osman, A.M. (author), Posthumus, M.A. (author), Veeger, C. (author), van Bladeren, P.J. (author), Laane, C. (author), Rietjens, I.M.C.M. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
This study reports the microperoxidase-8 (MP8)/H2O2-catalyzed dehalogenation of pentafluorophenol and pentachlorophenol, compounds whose toxic effects and persistence in the environment are well documented. The primary products of this dehalogenation reaction appear to be the corresponding tetrahalo-p-benzoquinones. Under the conditions used,...
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Noort, D. (author), Hulst, A.G. (author), de Jong, L.P.A. (author), Benschop, H.P. (author)
To develop a mass spectrometric assay for the detection of sulfur mustard adducts with human serum albumin, the following steps were performed: quantitation of the binding of the agent to the protein by using [14C] sulfur mustard and analysis of acidic and tryptic digests of albumin from blood after exposure to sulfur mustard for identification...
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Myrup, B. (author), Rossing, P. (author), Jensen, T. (author), Gram, J. (author), Kluft, C. (author), Jespersen, J. (author), Gaubius instituut TNO (author)
Objective: To investigate protein concentration changes during venous occlusion of proteins with reported affinity for extracellular matrix (plasminogen activator inhibitor type 1, antithrombin III, fibronectin and von Willebrand factor) in comparison with proteins with no reported affinity (albumin, tissue-type plasminogen activator,...
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van Rozendaal, B.A.W.M. (author), van de Lest, C.H.A. (author), van Eijk, M. (author), van Golde, L.M.G. (author), Voorhout, W.F. (author), van Helden, H.P.M. (author), Haagsman, H.P. (author)
Collectins are carbohydrate binding proteins that are implicated in innate host defense. The lung collectins, surfactant proteins A and D (SP-A and SP-D), bind a variety of pathogens in vitro and influence phagocytosis by alveolar macrophages. In this report we show that SP-D binds endotoxin (lipopolysaccharide, LPS) in vivo in a rat model of...
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Gaubius instituut TNO (author), Jong, M.C. (author), Willems-van Dijk, K. (author), Dahlmans, V.E.H. (author), van der Boom, H. (author), Kobayashi, K. (author), Oka, K. (author), Siest, G. (author), Chan, L. (author), Hofker, M.H. (author), Havekes, L.M. (author)
We have shown previously that human apolipoprotein (apo)Cl transgenic mice exhibit hyperlipidaemia, due primarily to an impaired clearance of very-low-density lipoprotein (VLDL) particles from the circulation. In the absence of at least the low-density-lipoprotein receptor (LDLR), it was shown that APOCI overexpression in transgenic mice...
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Noort, D. (author), Hulst, A.G. (author), Fidder, A. (author), van Gurp, R.A. (author), de Jong, L.P.A. (author), Benschop, H.P. (author), Prins Maurits Laboratorium TNO (author)
The development of procedures for retrospective detection and quantitation of exposure to phosgene, based on adducts to hemoglobin and albumin, is described. Upon incubation of human blood with [14C]phosgene (0-750 μM), a significant part of radioactivity (0-13%) became associated with globin and albumin. Upon Pronase digestion of globin, one of...
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Albertini, R.J. (author), Anderson, D. (author), Douglas, G.R. (author), Hagmar, L. (author), Hemminki, K. (author), Merlo, F. (author), Natarajan, A.T. (author), Norppa, H. (author), Shuker, D.E.G. (author), Tice, R. (author), Waters, M.D. (author), Aitio, A. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven TNO Bibra (author)
The purpose of these guidelines is to provide concise guidance on the planning, performing and interpretation of studies to monitor groups or individuals exposed to genotoxic agents. Most human carcinogens are genotoxic but not all genotoxic agents have been shown to be carcinogenic in humans. Although the main interest in these studies is due...
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Holtman, W.L. (author), Roberts, M.R. (author), Wang, M. (author)
Recently, we have demonstrated by two different methods that lipoxgenases (LOXs) and 14-3-3 proteins form interactions in barley embryos [Holtman, Roberts, Oppedijk, Testerink, van Zeijl and Wang (2000) FEBS Lett. 474, 48-52]. It was shown by both co-immunoprecipitations and surface-plasmon resonance experiments that 13-LOX, but not 9-LOX, forms...
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Fidder, A. (author), Noort, D. (author), Hulst, A.G. (author), de Jong, L.P.A. (author), Benschop, H.P. (author), Prins Maurits Laboratorium TNO (author)
The development of a procedure for retrospective detection and quantitation of exposure to the arsenical dichloro(2-chlorovinyl)arsine (lewisite; L1) has been initiated. Upon incubation of human blood with [14C]L1 (20 nM-0.2 mM) in vitro, more than 90% of the total radioactivity was found in the erythrocytes and 25-50% of the radioactivity...
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van Nieuw Amerongen, G.P. (author), Delft, S.V. (author), Vermeer, M.A. (author), Collard, J.G. (author), van Hinsbergh, V.W.M. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
Endothelial cells (ECs) actively regulate the extravasation of blood constituents. On stimulation by vasoactive agents and thrombin, ECs change their cytoskeletal architecture and small gaps are formed between neighboring cells. These changes partly depend on a rise in [Ca2+](i) and activation of the Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent myosin light chain...
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Gaubius Instituut TNO (author), Tacken, P.J. (author), de Beer, F. (author), van Vark, L.C. (author), Havekes, L.M. (author), Hofker, M.H. (author), van Dijk, K.W. (author)
The apolipoprotein (apo)E receptor 2 (apoER2) is a recently cloned member of the low-density lipoprotein (LDL) receptor (LDLR) family, showing a high homology with both the LDLR and the very-low-density lipoprotein (VLDL) receptor (VLDLR). In the present study, the binding characteristics of the apoER2 with respect to apoE and lipoprotein lipase...
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Smit, E. (author), Oling, F. (author), Demel, R. (author), Martinez, B. (author), Pouwels, P.H. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
Lactobacillus acidophilus, like many other bacteria, harbors a surface layer consisting of a protein (SA-protein) of 43 kDa. SA-protein could be readily extracted and crystallized in vitro into large crystalline patches on lipid monolayers with a net negative charge but not on lipids with a net neutral charge. Reconstruction of the S-layer from...
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Noort, D. (author), Hulst, A.G. (author), Jansen, R. (author), Prins Maurits Laboratorium TNO (author)
Covalent binding of various clinically important nitrogen mustards to the cysteine-34 residue of human serum albumin, in vitro and in vivo, is demonstrated. A rapid method for detection of these adducts is presented, based on liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry analysis of the adducted tripeptide Cys*-Pro-Phe after digestion of the...
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van der Schans, G.P. (author), Noort, D. (author), Mars-Groenendijk, R.H. (author), Fidder, A. (author), Chau, L.F. (author), de Jong, L.P.A. (author), Benschop, H.P. (author), Prins Maurits Laboratorium TNO (author)
As part of a program to develop methods for diagnosis of exposure to chemical warfare agents, we developed immunochemical methods for detection of adducts of sulfur mustard to keratin in human skin. Three partial sequences of keratins containing glutamine or asparagine adducted with a 2-hydroxyethylthioethyl group at the ω-amide function were...
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Noort, D. (author), Benschop, H.P. (author), Black, R.M. (author), Prins Maurits Laboratorium TNO (author)
In this report an overview of the methods currently available for detection of exposure to a number of chemical warfare agents (CWA), i.e., sulfur mustard, lewisite and nerve agents, is presented. Such methods can be applied for various purposes, e.g., diagnosis and dosimetry of exposure of casualties, confirmation of nonexposure, verification...
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