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Hulsegge, G. (author), Proper, K.I. (author), Loef, B. (author), Paagman, H. (author), Anema, J.R. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
Purpose: Shift work has been related to obesity and diabetes, but the potential mediating role of lifestyle is yet unknown. Our aim was to investigate this mediating role of physical activity, diet, smoking, and sleep quality in the relationships between shift work, and obesity and diabetes. Methods: In this cross-sectional study, 3188 shift...
article 2021
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Aliman, N.M. (author), Elands, P.J.M. (author), Hürst, W. (author), Kester, L.J.H.M. (author), Thérrison, K.R. (author), Werkhoven, P.J. (author), Yampolskiy, R. (author), Ziesche, S. (author)
The complex socio-technological debate underlying safetycritical and ethically relevant issues pertaining to AI development and deployment extends across heterogeneous research subfields and involves in part conflicting positions. In this context, it seems expedient to generate a minimalistic joint transdisciplinary basis disambiguating the...
conference paper 2020
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Kelder, T. (author), Verschuren, L. (author), van Ommen, B. (author), van Gool, A.J. (author), Radonjic, M. (author)
Background: Multifactorial diseases such as type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), are driven by a complex network of interconnected mechanisms that translate to a diverse range of complications at the physiological level. To optimally treat T2DM, pharmacological interventions should, ideally, target key nodes in this network that act as determinants...
article 2014
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Bastiaansen-Jenniskens, Y.M. (author), Koevoet, W. (author), Jansen, K.M.B. (author), Verhaar, J.A.N. (author), de Groot, J. (author), Vanosch, G.J.V.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
To understand cartilage degenerative diseases and improve repair procedures, we investigate the influence of glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) on cartilage matrix biochemistry and functionality. Bovine articular chondrocytes were cultured in alginate beads with(out) para-nitrophenyl-beta-d-xyloside (PNPX) to inhibit GAG incorporation into newly formed...
article 2009
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Lu, Z.F. (author), Doulabi, B.Z. (author), Huang, C.L. (author), Bank, R.A. (author), Helder, M.N. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
β1 integrins play a controversial role during chondrogenesis. Since the maturation of chondrocytes relies on a signaling switch from cell-cell to cell-matrix interactions, we hypothesized that β1 integrins play a different role at the earlier (mainly cell-cell interaction) from the later stage (mainly cell-matrix interaction) of chondrogenesis....
article 2008
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Lu, Z.F. (author), Zandieh-Doulabi, B. (author), Wuisman, P.I. (author), Bank, R.A. (author), Helder, M.N. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
Tissue microenvironment plays a critical role in guiding local stem cell differentiation. Within the intervertebral disc, collagen type II and nucleus pulposus (NP) cells are two major components. This study aimed to investigate how collagen type II and NP cells affect adipose tissue-derived stem cells (ASCs) in a 3D environment. ASCs were...
article 2008
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Bastiaansen-Jenniskens, Y.M. (author), Koevoet, W. (author), de Bart, A.C.W. (author), Zuurmond, A.-M. (author), Bank, R.A. (author), Verhaar, J.A.N. (author), de Groot, J. (author), van Osch, G.J.V.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Transforming growth factor beta (TGFβ) is often used in cartilage tissue engineering to increase matrix formation by cells with various phenotypes. However, adverse effects of TGFβ, such as extensive cross-linking in cultured fibroblasts, have also been reported. Our goal was to study effects of TGFβ on collagen cross-linking and evaluating the...
article 2008
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Kajikawa, A. (author), Satoh, E. (author), Leer, R.J. (author), Yamamoto, S. (author), Igimi, S. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
A recombinant Lactobacillus casei expressing a flagellar antigen from Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis was constructed and evaluated as a mucosal vaccine. Intragastric immunization of the recombinant strain conferred protective immunity against Salmonella infection in mice. This immunization did not result in antigen-specific antibody in...
article 2007
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Verbeek, R. (author), van der Mark, K. (author), Wawrousek, E.F. (author), Plomp, A.C. (author), van Noort, J.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Tolerance induction to prevent activation of a naïve T-cell repertoire has been well documented in rodents and can be readily achieved by intravenous, oral or intranasal administration of antigen in the absence of adjuvants. In autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS) the presence of an established memory/effector T-cell repertoire...
article 2007
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Jenniskens, Y.M. (author), Koevoet, W. (author), de Bart, A.C.W. (author), Weinans, H. (author), Jahr, H. (author), Verhaar, J.A.N. (author), de Groot, J. (author), van Osch, G.J.V.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: Examine effects of insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF1), transforming growth factor β2 (TGFβ2) and fibroblast growth factor 2 (FGF2) on proteoglycan and collagen network and biomechanical properties of the newly formed cartilage matrix. Methods: Bovine articular chondrocytes were cultured in alginate beads for 3 weeks with or without...
article 2006
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Valverde-Franco, G. (author), Binette, J.S. (author), Li, W. (author), Wang, H. (author), Chai, S. (author), Laflamme, F. (author), Tran-Khanh, N. (author), Quenneville, E. (author), Meijers, T. (author), Poole, A.R. (author), Mort, J.S. (author), Buschmann, M.D. (author), Henderson, J.E. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Fibroblast growth factor (FGF) receptor 3 has been identified as a key regulator of endochondral bone development and of post-natal bone metabolism through its action on growth plate chondrocytes and osteoblasts, respectively. It has also been shown to promote chondrogenesis and cartilage production by cultured pre-chondrogenic cells in response...
article 2006
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Meeuwsen, S. (author), Bsibsi, M. (author), Persoon-Deen, C. (author), Ravid, R. (author), van Noort, J.M. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objectives: Brain microglia are highly responsive cells in the central nervous system that exert key functions in host defense as well as in neuroprotection and regeneration. In this study the gene expression profiles for 268 cytokines, chemokines, growth factors and their receptors were examined in cultures of purified human adult microglia,...
article 2005
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Landewé, R. (author), Geusens, P. (author), Boers, M. (author), van der Heijde, D. (author), Lems, W. (author), te Koppele, J. (author), van der Linden, S. (author), Garnero, P. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective. To investigate in a randomized clinical trial setting with an aggressive combination-therapy arm and a mild-monotherapy arm, whether therapy-induced changes in urinary C-terminal crosslinking telopeptide of type I collagen (CTX-I) and type II collagen (CTX-II) predict 5-year radiographic progression in patients with rheumatoid...
article 2004
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Verbeek, R. (author), Plomp, A.C. (author), van Tol, E.A.F. (author), van Noort, J.M. (author)
Plant-derived flavonoids are inhibitors of various intracellular processes, notably phosphorylation pathways, and potential inhibitors of cellular autoimmunity. In this study, the inhibiting effects of various flavonoids on antigen-specific proliferation and interferon-gamma (IFN-γ) production by human and murine autoreactive T cells were...
article 2004
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Albers, R. (author), van der Wielen, R.P.J. (author), Brink, E.J. (author), Hendriks, H.F.J. (author), Dorovska-Taran, V.N. (author), Mohede, I.C.M. (author), TNO Voeding (author)
Objectives: To study the effects of two different mixtures of the main conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) isomers cis-9, trans-11 CLA and trans-10, cis-12 CLA on human immune function. Design: Double-blind, randomized, parallel, reference-controlled intervention study. Subjects and intervention: Seventy-one healthy males aged 31-69y received one of...
article 2003
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de Groot, J. (author), Bank, R.A. (author), Tchetverikov, I. (author), Verzijl, N. (author), TeKoppele, J.M. (author), Gaubius Instituut (author)
Osteoarthritis is a disabling joint disease that is characterized by the progressive destruction of articular cartilage. Diagnosis is based on clinical symptoms in combination with radiography, which is relatively insensitive and provides only an indication of accumulated damage. Alternative methods, such as molecular markers, are therefore...
article 2002
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Mohrschladt, M.F. (author), de Maat, M.P.M. (author), Westendorp, R.G.J. (author), Smelt, A.H.M (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
Patients with familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) are especially at risk for premature cardiovascular disease (CVD). Recent studies revealed C-reactive protein (CRP) as a strong predictor of future first or recurrent CVD events, suggesting that CRP plays an important role in the development of atherosclerosis. The aim of this study was to...
article 2001
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Hoebe, K.H.N. (author), Witkamp, R.F. (author), Fink-Gremmels, J. (author), van Miert, A.S.J.P.A.M. (author), Monshouwer, M. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
This study focuses on the importance of direct contact between Kupffer cells (KCs) and hepatocytes (HCs) during the hepatic inflammatory response using an in vitro approach. The lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced inflammatory response in monocultures of porcine HCs and KCs were compared with cocultures prepared either with direct contact between...
article 2001
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Kruisselbrink, A. (author), Heijne Den Bak-Glashouwer, M.J. (author), Havenith, C.E.G. (author), Thole, J.E.R. (author), Janssen, R. (author)
Recent evidence suggests that chronic exposure to lactobacilli, which are part of the normal intestinal flora, inhibits the development of allergic disorders. Allergy is mediated by Th2 cells, which produce high levels of IL4 and IL5, and suppressive effects of lactic acid bacteria on the development of allergy have been attributed to their Th1...
article 2001
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van Hinsbergh, V.W.M. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
Chemicals/CAS: 5,6,7,8-tetrahydrobiopterin, 17528-72-2; Biopterin, 22150-76-1; Hydrogen Peroxide, 7722-84-1; Nitric Oxide Synthase Type II, EC 1.14.13.39; Nitric Oxide Synthase Type III, EC 1.14.13.39; Nitric Oxide Synthase, EC 1.14.13.39; Nitric Oxide, 10102-43-9; NOS3 protein, human, EC 1.14.13.39; Nos3 protein, mouse, EC 1.14.13.39
article 2001
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