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van Keulen, D. (author), Pouwer, M.G. (author), Pasterkamp, G. (author), van Gool, A.J. (author), Sollewijn Gelpke, M.D. (author), Princen, H.M.G. (author), Tempel, D. (author)
Aims Endothelial activation is involved in many chronic inflammatory diseases, such as atherosclerosis, and is often initiated by cytokines. Oncostatin M (OSM) is a relatively unknown cytokine that has been suggested to play a role in both endothelial activation and atherosclerosis. We comprehensively investigated the effect of OSM on...
article 2018
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Zerp, S.F. (author), Vink, S.R. (author), Ruiter, G.A. (author), Koolwijk, P. (author), Peters, E. (author), van der Luit, A.H. (author), de Jong, D. (author), Budde, M. (author), Bartelink, H. (author), van Blitterswijk, W.J. (author), Verheij, M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Synthetic alkylphospholipids (APLs), such as edelfosine, miltefosine and perifosine, constitute a new class of antineoplastic compounds with various clinical applications. Here we have evaluated the antiangiogenic properties of APLs. The sensitivity of three types of vascular endothelial cells (ECs) (bovine aortic ECs, human umbilical vein ECs...
article 2008
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Sier, C.F.M. (author), Hawinkels, L.J.A.C. (author), Zijlmans, H.J.M.A.A. (author), Zuidwijk, K. (author), Muller, E.S.M. (author), Ferreira, V. (author), Hanemaaijer, R. (author), Mulder-Stapel, A.A. (author), Kenter, G.G. (author), Verspaget, H.W. (author), Gorter, A. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Over-expression of matrilysin (MMP-7) is predominantly associated with epithelial (pre)malignant cells. In the present study MMP-7 expression is also found in endothelial cells in various human cancer types. Endothelial MMP-7 was associated with CD34 and/or CD105 expression. These immunohistochemical data were confirmed by RT-PCR on VEGF...
article 2008
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Krom, Y.D. (author), Gras, J.C.E. (author), Frants, R.R. (author), Havekes, L.M. (author), van Berkel, T.J. (author), Biessen, E.A.L. (author), van Dijk, K.W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Vascular smooth muscle (VSMC) and endothelial cells (EC) are particularly resistant to infection by type 5 adenovirus (Ad) vectors. To overcome this limitation and target Ad vectors to ubiquitously expressed α Vβ3/5 integrins, we have generated a linker protein consisting of the extracellular domain of the coxsackie adenovirus receptor (CAR)...
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Sengupta, S. (author), Toh, S.A. (author), Sellers, L.A. (author), Skepper, J.N. (author), Koolwijk, P. (author), Leung, H.W. (author), Yeung, H.W. (author), Wong, R.N.S. (author), Sasisekharan, R. (author), Fan, T.P.D. (author)
Background-Ginseng is a commonly used nutraceutical. Intriguingly, existing literature reports both wound-healing and antitumor effects of ginseng extract through opposing activities on the vascular system. To elucidate this perplexity, we merged a chemical fingerprinting approach with a deconstructional study of the effects of pure molecules...
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van Nieuw Amerongen, G.P. (author), Natarajan, K. (author), Yin, G. (author), Hoefen, R.J. (author), Osawa, M. (author), Haendeler, J. (author), Ridley, A.J. (author), Fujiwara, K. (author), van Hinsbergh, V.W.M. (author), Berk, B.C. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
Thrombin mediates changes in endothelial barrier function and increases endothelial permeability. A feature of thrombin-enhanced endothelial hyperpermeability is contraction of endothelial cells (ECs), accompanied by formation of focal adhesions (FAs). Recently, a G protein-coupled receptor kinase-interacting protein, GIT1, was shown to regulate...
article 2004
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van Hensbergen, Y. (author), Broxterman, H.J. (author), Peters, E. (author), Rana, S. (author), Elderkamp, Y.W. (author), van Hinsbergh, V.W.M. (author), Koolwijk, P. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
The aminopeptidase inhibitor bestatin has been shown to have anti-angiogenic effects in a number of model systems. These effects are thought to result from inhibition of CD13 activity. Because tumor angiogenesis can evolve in a fibrin-rich stroma matrix we have studied for the first time the effects of bestatin on microvascular endothelial...
article 2003
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Arkenbout, E.K. (author), van Bragt, M. (author), Eldering, E. (author), van Bree, C. (author), Grimbergen, J.M. (author), Quax, P.H.A. (author), Pannekoek, H. (author), de Vries, C.J.M. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
Objective - Endothelial cells play a pivotal role in vascular homeostasis. In this study, we investigated the function of the nerve growth factor-induced protein-B (NGFI-B) subfamily of nuclear receptors comprising the TR3 orphan receptor (TR3), mitogen-induced nuclear orphan receptor (MINOR), and nuclear orphan receptor of T cells (NOT) in...
article 2003
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van Nieuw Amerongen, G.P. (author), Koolwijk, P. (author), Versteilen, A. (author), van Hinsbergh, V.W.M. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
Objective - Growth factor-induced angiogenesis involves migration of endothelial cells (ECs) into perivascular areas and requires active remodeling of the endothelial F-actin cytoskeleton. The small GTPase RhoA previously has been implicated in vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)-induced signaling pathways, but its role has not been...
article 2003
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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...
article 2000
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van Nieuw Amerongen, G.P. (author), Vermeer, M.A. (author), van Hinsbergh, V.W. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
In the present study, the roles of the small GTPase RhoA and its target Rho kinase in endothelial permeability were investigated in vitro. We have shown previously that, in addition to a rise in the intracellular Ca(2+) concentration ([Ca(2+)](i)), RhoA is involved in the prolonged thrombin-induced barrier dysfunction. To study the role of RhoA...
article 2000
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Lupu, C. (author), Goodwin, C.A. (author), Westmuckett, A.D. (author), Emeis, J.J. (author), Scully, M.F. (author), Kakkar, V.V. (author), Lupu, F. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
Tissue factor pathway inhibitor (TFPI), the main downregulator of the procoagulant activity of tissue factor·factor VIIa complex, locates in human endothelial cells (EC) in culture as well-defined clusters uniformly distributed both on the cell surface and intracellularly. We here demonstrate by immunofluorescence that TFPI colocalizes in EC...
article 1997
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Lansink, M. (author), van Bennekum, A.M. (author), Blaner, W.S. (author), Kooistra, T. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Retinoic acid stimulates the expression of tissue-type plasminogen activator (t-PA) in vascular endothelial cells in vitro and enhances t-PA levels in plasma and tissues in vivo. Compared with the in vivo situation, high retinoic acid concentrations are required to induce optimally t-PA expression in vitro. These findings led us to study...
article 1997
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Visser, M.J.T. (author), van Lennep, A.C.D. (author), van Bockel, J.H. (author), van Hinsbergh, V.W.M. (author), van der Keur, M. (author), Hermans, J. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
For in vitro evaluation of functional properties of endothelial cells seeded on synthetic vascular prostheses accurate and reproducible quantification of cells is mandatory. Comparison of these properties with those resulting from other studies requires correlation of the functional parameters to reliably counted cell numbers. The accuracy of...
article 1996
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Lansink, M. (author), Kooistra, T. (author), Gaubius Laboratory, Leiden, Netherlands Gaubius Laboratory TNO-PG, P.O. Box 2215, 2301 CE Leiden, Netherlands TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
We previously showed the involvement of retinoic acid receptor α (RARα) in the induction of tissue-type plasminogen activator (t-PA) synthesis by RA in human umbilical vein endothelial cells (HUVECs). However, the rather slow onset of this induction of t-PA synthesis suggested an indirect role of RARα. Here, we show that the protein synthesis...
article 1996
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van Vliet, A.K. (author), van Thiel, G.C.F. (author), Huisman, R.H. (author), Moshage, H. (author), Yap, S.H. (author), Cohen, L.H. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
The three vastatins examined, lovastatin, simvastatin and pravastatin, are equally strong inhibitors of the sterol synthesis in human hepatocytes in culture with IC50-values of 4.1, 8.0 and 2.0 nM, respectively. However, in the human extrahepatic cells: umbilical vascular endothelial cells, retinal pigment epithelial cells, cornea fibroblasts...
article 1995
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van de Kar, N.C.A.J. (author), Kooistra, T. (author), Vermeer, M. (author), Lesslauer, W. (author), Monnens, L.A.H. (author), van Hinsbergh, V.W.M. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Infections with verocytotoxin (VT) producing Escherichia coil have been strongly implicated in the epidemic form of hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS). Endothelial damage plays a central role in the pathogenesis of HUS. In vitro studies have shown that VT can damage endothelial cells after interaction with its cellular receptor...
article 1995
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Draijer, R. (author), Atsma, D.E. (author), van der Laarse, A. (author), van Hinsbergh, V.W.M. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
Previous studies have demonstrated that cGMP and cAMP reduce the endothelial permeability for fluids and macromolecules when the endothelial permeability is increased by thrombin. In this study, we have investigated the mechanism by which cGMP improves the endothelial barrier function and examined whether nitric oxide (NO) can serve as an...
article 1995
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Arts, J. (author), Lansink, T. (author), Grimbergen, J. (author), Toet, K.H. (author), Kooistra, T. (author), Instituut voor verouderings- en vaatziekten onderzoek TNO (author)
We have previously shown that the pleiotropic agent sodium butyrate strongly stimulates tissue-type plasminogen activator (t-PA) expression in human umbilical vein endothelial cells (HUVEC). Here we provide the following evidence that the butyrate-induced t-PA expression in HUVEC involves histone H4 acetylation. (1) t-PA induction by butyrate...
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Draijer, R. (author), Vaandrager, A.B. (author), Nolte, C. (author), de Jonge, H.R. (author), Walter, U. (author), van Hinsbergh, V.W.M. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
Previous studies demonstrated that the thrombin-induced permeability of endothelial cell monolayers is reduced by the elevation of cGMP. In the present study, the presence of cGMP-dependent protein kinase (cGMP-PK) immunoreactivity and activity in various types of human endothelial cells (ECs) and the role of cGMP-PK in the reduction of thrombin...
article 1995
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