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TNO Defensie en Veiligheid (author), Tuin, A.W. (author), Mol, M.A.E. (author), van den Berg, R.M. (author), Fidder, A. (author), van der Marel, G.A. (author), Overkleeft, H.S. (author), Noort, D. (author)
Elucidation of noncholinesterase protein targets of organophosphates, and nerve agents in particular, may reveal additional mechanisms for their high toxicity as well as clues for novel therapeutic approaches toward intoxications with these agents. Within this framework, we here describe the synthesis of the activity-based probe 3, which...
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van Zanden, J.J. (author), Geraets, L. (author), Wortelboer, H.M. (author), van Bladeren, P.J. (author), Rietjens, I.M.C.M. (author), Cnubben, N.H.P. (author), TNO Voeding (author)
The objective of this study was to investigate the structural requirements necessary for inhibition of glutathione S-transferase P1-1 (GSTP1-1) and GS-X pump (MRP1 and MRP2) activity by structurally related flavonoids, in GSTP1-1 transfected MCF7 cells (pMTG5). The results reveal that GSTP1-1 activity in MCF7 pMTG5 cells can be inhibited by some...
article 2004
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Heikkilä, P. (author), Teronen, O. (author), Hirn, M.Y. (author), Sorsa, T. (author), Tervahartiala, T. (author), Salo, T. (author), Konttinen, Y.T. (author), Halttunen, T. (author), Moilanen, M. (author), Hanemaaijer, R. (author), Laitinen, M. (author)
Background. Bisphosphonates reduce the bone metastasis formation and angiogenesis but the exact molecular mechanisms involved are unclear. Progelatinase A (proMMP-2; 78 KDa) is activated up during the tumor spread and metastasis by a cell surface-associated matrix metalloproteinase (membrane-type matrix metalloproteinase [MT1-MMP] or MMP-14)....
article 2003
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Kypreos, K.E. (author), van Dijk, K.W. (author), van der Zee, A. (author), Havekes, L.M. (author), Zannis, V.I. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
Apolipoprotein (apo) E has been implicated in cholesterol and triglyceride homeostasis in humans. At physiological concentration apoE promotes efficient clearance of apoE-containing lipoprotein remnants. However, high apoE plasma levels correlate with high plasma triglyceride levels. We have used adenovirus-mediated gene transfer in apoE...
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Gervois, P. (author), Vu-Dac, N. (author), Kleemann, R. (author), Kockx, M. (author), Dubois, G. (author), Laine, B. (author), Kosykh, V. (author), Fruchart, J.C. (author), Kooistra, T. (author), Staels, B. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
Fibrinogen is a coagulation factor and an acute phase reactant up-regulated by inflammatory cytokines, such as interleukin 6 (IL-6). Elevated plasma fibrinogen levels are associated with coronary heart diseases. Fibrates are clinically used hypolipidemic drugs that act via the nuclear receptor peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor α (PPARα)...
article 2001
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Riva, F. (author), Zuco, V. (author), Vink, A.A. (author), Supino, R. (author), Prosperi, E. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
The tumour suppressor gene TP53 plays an important role in the regulation of DNA repair, and particularly of nucleotide excision repair. The influence of p53 status on the efficiency of the principal steps of this repair pathway was investigated after UV-C irradiation in the human ovarian carcinoma cell line IGROV-1 (expressing wild-type p53)...
article 2001
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Blankvoort, B.M.G. (author), de Groene, E.M. (author), van Meeteren-Kreikamp, A.P. (author), Witkamp, R.F. (author), Rodenburg, R.J.T. (author), Aarts, J.M.M.J.G. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
The aim of the work described in this report is to develop and characterize a cell-based androgen reporter assay. For this purpose, the androgen receptor (AR) expressing human breast cancer cell line T47D was stably transfected with a luciferase gene under transcriptional control of the PB-ARE-2 androgen response element. The application of this...
article 2001
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TNO Voeding Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author), Stierum, R. (author), Burgemeister, R. (author), van Helvoort, A. (author), Peijnenburg, A. (author), Schütze, K. (author), Seidelin, M. (author), Vang, O. (author), van Ommen, B. (author)
Functional Food Ingredients Against Colorectal Cancer is one of the first European Union funded Research Projects at the cross-road of functional genomics [comprising transcriptomics, the measurement of the expression of all messengers RNA (mRNAs) and proteomics, the measurement of expression/state of all proteins], nutrition and human health....
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Reichl, F.X. (author), Walther, U.I. (author), Durner, J. (author), Kehe, K. (author), Hickel, R. (author), Kunzelmann, K.H. (author), Spahl, W. (author), Hume, W.R. (author), Benschop, H.P. (author), Forth, W. (author)
Objective: The effect of dental composite components triethyleneglycoldimethacrylate (TEGDMA) and hydroxyethylmethacrylate (HEMA), as well as mercuric chloride (HgCl2) and methylmercury chloride (MeHgCl) was investigated on the release of lactatedehydrogenase (LDH) from alveolar epithelial lung cell lines in vitro. Methods: The confluent cell...
article 2001
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Meijer, C. (author), Timmer, A. (author), de Vries, E.G.E. (author), Groten, J.P. (author), Knol, A. (author), Zwart, N. (author), Dam, W.A. (author), Sleijfer, D.Th. (author), Mulder, N.H. (author)
Cisplatin (CDDP) is an extremely active drug in the treatment of germ- cell tumours. Earlier, we found an unexpected inverse correlation between the total amount of sulfhydryl groups and CDDP sensitivity in a panel of 3 human germ-cell tumour and 3 colon-carcinoma cell lines. Major components of the sulfhydryl groups are glutathione and...
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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...
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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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Braakhuis, B.J.M. (author), Welters, M.J.P. (author), Cloos, J. (author), Pankras, J.E. (author), Smeets, S.J. (author), Fichtinger-Schepman, A.-M.J. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
The aim of the present study was to investigate how normal head and neck epithelial cells (NHNEC) respond to cisplatin compared to their neoplastic counterparts with respect to intracellular platinum (Pt) levels and growth inhibition. A colorimetric assay was used to assess growth inhibition after exposure to cisplatin for 72 h. Growth...
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Welters, M.J.P. (author), Fichtinger-Schepman, A.M.J. (author), Baan, R.A. (author), Jacobs-Bergmans, A.J. (author), Kegel, A. (author), van der Vijgh, W.J.F. (author), Braakhuis, B.J.M. (author)
Total platinum contents and cisplatin-DNA adduct levels were determined in vivo in xenografted tumour tissues in mice and in vitro in cultured tumour cells of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC), and correlated with sensitivity to cisplatin. In vivo, a panel of five HNSCC tumour lines growing as xenografts in nude mice was used. In...
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van Iersel, M.L.P.S. (author), Cnubben, N.H.P. (author), Smink, N. (author), Koeman, J.H. (author), van Bladeren, P.J. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
The cyclopentenone prostaglandin A2 (PGA2) is known to inhibit cell proliferation, and metabolism of this compound thus might be important in controlling its ultimate function. The glutathione-related metabolism of PGA2 was therefore investigated both with purified glutathione S-transferase P1-1 (GSTP1-1) and with IGR-39 human melanoma cells....
article 1999
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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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Turnbull, D. (author), Frankos, V.H. (author), van Delft, J.H.M. (author), de Vogel, N. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
Plant stanol esters from wood and vegetable oil sources were tested for genotoxicity in bacterial (Salmonella typhimurium) and mammalian cell (L5178Y) gene mutation assays and in a mammalian cell chromosome aberration assay (CHO cells). The two stanol ester formulations were tested separately at doses up to the limit of solubility, with and...
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Turnbull, D. (author), Frankos, V.H. (author), Leeman, W.R. (author), Jonker, D. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
To test for potential estrogenic activity of plant stanols and plant stanol esters, two short-term tests were performed. These were the E-screen test, which measures a substance's ability to induce proliferation of estrogen-responsive human breast adenocarcinoma (MCF-7) cells in culture, and an in vivo test, which measures uterotrophic activity...
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Zhu, D. (author), van Arkel, C. (author), King, C.A. (author), van Meirvenne, S. (author), de Greef, C. (author), Thielemans, K. (author), Radl, J. (author), Stevenson, F.K. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
The 5T series of multiple myelomas (MM) and Waldenstrsom's macroglobulinaemia-like lymphomas (WM), which developed spontaneously in ageing mice of the C57BL/KaLwRij strain, shows clinical and biological features that closely resemble their corresponding human diseases. In order to compare the patterns of somatic mutation in V(H) genes of mouse...
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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...
article 1998
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