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Bongers, C.C.W.G. (author), ten Haaf, D.S.M. (author), Catoire, M. (author), Kersten, B. (author), Wouters, J.A. (author), Eijsvogels, T.M.H. (author), Hopman, M.T.E. (author)
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of 12 weeks collagen peptide (CP) supplementation on knee pain and function in individuals with self-reported knee pain. Healthy physically active individuals (n = 167, aged 63 [interquartile range = 56-68] years) with self-reported knee pain received 10 g/day of CP or placebo for 12 weeks....
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van Beijsterveldt, A.M.C. (author), Stubbe, J.H. (author), Schmikli, S.L. (author), van de Port, I.G.L. (author), Backx, F.J.G. (author)
Objectives: To compare the incidence and characteristics of injuries between Dutch amateur and professional male soccer players during one entire competition season. Design: A prospective two-cohort design. Methods: During the 2009-2010 season, 456 Dutch male amateur soccer players and 217 professional players were prospectively followed....
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Higuera, G.A. (author), Fernandes, H. (author), Spitters, T.W.G.M. (author), van de Peppel, J. (author), Aufferman, N. (author), Truckenmueller, R. (author), Stoop, R. (author), van Leeuwen, J.P. (author), de Boer, J. (author), Subramaniam, V. (author), Karperien, M. (author), van Blitterswijk, C. (author), van Boxtel, A. (author), Moroni, L. (author)
Cells and tissues are intrinsically adapted to molecular gradients and use them to maintain or change their activity. The effect of such gradients is particularly important for cell populations that have an intrinsic capacity to differentiate into multiple cell lineages, such as bone marrow derived mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs). Our results...
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Kooijman, S. (author), Meurs, I. (author), van der Stoep, M. (author), Habets, K.L. (author), Lammers, B. (author), Berbée, J.F.P. (author), Havekes, L.M. (author), van Eck, M. (author), Romijn, J.A. (author), Korporaal, S.J.A. (author), Rensen, P.C.N. (author)
Summary: Background: The autonomic nervous system attenuates inflammation through activation of the α7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (α7nAChR), a pathway termed the cholinergic anti-inflammatory reflex. Interestingly, α7nAChR is expressed on immune cells and platelets, both of which play a crucial role in the development of atherosclerosis....
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Schaudien, D. (author), Harleman, H. (author), Bouallala, F. (author), Kuper, C.F. (author)
Toxicologic pathology plays a crucial role in the identification and interpretation of substance-induced health effects. Histology of lymphoid organs is quite sensitive, although it does not flag every model immunotoxic substance. Subtle interferences of toxic compounds, like transmembrane signaling and cell activation, are often not detectable...
bookPart 2014
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Willems, N.M.B.K. (author), Langenbach, G.E.J. (author), Stoop, R. (author), den Toonder, J.M.J. (author), Mulder, L. (author), Zentner, A. (author), Everts, V. (author)
The role of mature collagen cross-links, pentosidine (Pen) cross-links in particular, in the micromechanical properties of cancellous bone is unknown. The aim of this study was to examine nonenzymatic glycation effects on tissue stiffness of demineralized and non-demineralized cancellous bone. A total of 60 bone samples were derived from...
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Wei, W. (author), Clockaerts, S. (author), Bastiaansen-Jenniskens, Y.M. (author), Gierman, L.M. (author), Botter, S.M. (author), Bierma-Zeinstra, S.M.A. (author), Weinans, H. (author), Verhaar, J.A.N. (author), Kloppenburg, M. (author), Zuurmond, A.M. (author), van Osch, G.J.V.M. (author)
Objective: Since statins and fibrates are capable of improving the metabolic profile of patients as well as decreasing inflammation, they are considered as potential drugs for preventing osteoarthritis (OA). The goal of the present study was to investigate the effect of these drugs in the STR/Ort spontaneous OA mouse model. Design: Male STR/Ort...
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Mariman, R. (author), Kremer, S.H.A. (author), Koning, F. (author), Nagelkerken, L. (author)
Probiotic bacteria express a wide range of molecular structures that bind to receptors on innate immune cells and mediate health-promoting effects in the host. We have recently demonstrated in a colitis model that favourable effects of the probiotic mixture VSL#3 may in part be due to the suppression of intestinal chemokine expression. To obtain...
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Vanegas-Acosta, J.C. (author), Garzón-Alvarado, D.A. (author), Zwamborn, A.P.M. (author)
Electrotaxis is the cell migration in the presence of an electric field (EF). This migration is parallel to the EF vector and overrides chemical migration cues. In this paper we introduce a mathematical model for the electrotaxis in osteoblastic cells. The model is evaluated using different EF strengths and different configurations of both...
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Vos, P.A.J.M. (author), Degroot, J. (author), Barten-Van Rijbroek, A.D. (author), Zuurmond, A.-M. (author), Bijlsma, J.W.J. (author), Mastbergen, S.C. (author), Lafeber, F.P.J.G. (author)
Osteoarthritis is a highly prevalent disease, age being the main risk factor. The age-related accumulation of advanced-glycation-endproducts (AGEs) adversely affects the mechanical and biochemical properties of cartilage. The hypothesis that accumulation of cartilage AGEs in combination with surgically induced damage predisposes to the...
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Hoozemans, M.J.M. (author), Koppes, L.L.J. (author), Twisk, J.W.R. (author), van Dieën, J.H. (author)
STUDY DESIGN.: Longitudinal study of lumbar bone mass as predictor of low back pain (LBP). OBJECTIVE.: To investigate whether low bone mineral content (BMC) and bone mineral density (BMD) values at the age of 36 years are associated with the prevalence of LBP at the age of 42 years among the study population of the Amsterdam Growth and Health...
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Intema, F. (author), Sniekers, Y.H. (author), Weinans, H. (author), Vianen, M.E. (author), Yocum, S.A. (author), Zuurmond, A.-M.M. (author), de Groot, J. (author), Lafeber, F.P. (author), Mastbergen, S.C. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
In osteoarthritis (OA), cartilage degradation is accompanied by subchondral bone changes. The pathogenesis and physiology of bone changes in OA are still unclear. The changes in subchondral bone architecture and cartilage damage were compared in differently induced experimental models of OA. Experimental OA was induced bilaterally by anterior...
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Willems, N.M.B.K. (author), Langenbach, G.E.J. (author), Everts, V. (author), Mulder, L. (author), Grünheid, T. (author), Bank, R.A. (author), Zentner, A. (author), van Eijden, T.M.G.J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Collagen is an important constituent of bone, and it has been suggested that changes in collagen and mineral properties of bone are interrelated during growth. The aim of this study was to quantify age-related changes in collagen properties and the degree of mineralization of bone (DMB). The DMB in cancellous and cortical bone samples from the...
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van Spil, W.E. (author), de Groot, J. (author), Lems, W.F. (author), Oostveen, J.C.M. (author), Lafeber, F.P.J.G. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Context: Molecules that are released into biological fluids during matrix metabolism of articular cartilage, subchondral bone, and synovial tissue could serve as biochemical markers of the process of osteoarthritis (OA). Unfortunately, actual breakthroughs in the biochemical OA marker field are limited so far. Objective: By reviewing the status...
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Fernandes, H. (author), Mentink, A. (author), Bank, R. (author), Stoop, R. (author), van Blitterswijk, C. (author), de Boer, J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Human multipotent mesenchymal stromal cells (hMSCs) are multipotent cells that, in the presence of appropriate stimuli, can differentiate into different lineages such as the osteogenic, chondrogenic, and adipogenic lineages. In the presence of ascorbic acid, MSCs secrete an extracellular matrix mainly composed of collagen type I. Here we...
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), Tak, P.P. (author), van Kuijk, A.W.R. (author), de Groot, J. (author), Koeman, R.C. (author), Sakkee, N. (author), Baeten, D.L. (author), Gerlag, D.M. (author)
Background: There is growing interest in soluble biomarkers that could be used on the group level for screening purposes in small proof of principle studies during early drug development. We investigated early changes in serum levels of several candidate biomarkers involved in cartilage and bone metabolism following the initiation of adalimumab...
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Knippenberg, M. (author), Helder, M.N. (author), Doulabi, B.Z. (author), Bank, R.A. (author), Wuisman, P.I.J.M. (author), Klein-Nulend, J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Adipose tissue-derived mesenchymal stem cells (AT-MSCs) in combination with bone morphogenetic protein-2 (BMP-2) or transforming growth factor-β1 (TGF-β1) are under evaluation for bone tissue engineering. Posttranslational modification of type I collagen is essential for functional bone tissue with adequate physical and mechanical properties. We...
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van Dijk, C.E. (author), de Boer, M.R. (author), Koppes, L.L.J. (author), Roos, J.C. (author), Lips, P. (author), Twisk, J.W.R. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Introduction: Studies on the association of vitamin D and bone mineral density (BMD) in adolescence and young adults have shown contrasting results. None of these studies have examined the course and baseline in vitamin D intake. The purpose of this study was to examine the association between baseline and the course of dietary vitamin D intake...
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Rijsdijk, K.F. (author), Hume, J.P. (author), Bunnik, F. (author), Florens, F.B.V. (author), Baider, C. (author), Shapiro, B. (author), van der Plicht, J. (author), Janoo, A. (author), Griffiths, O. (author), van den Hoek Ostende, L.W. (author), Cremer, H. (author), Vernimmen, T. (author), de Louw, P.G.B. (author), Bholah, A. (author), Saumtally, S. (author), Porch, N. (author), Haile, J. (author), Buckley, M. (author), Collins, M. (author), Gittenberger, E. (author), TNO Bouw en Ondergrond (author)
Although the recent history of human colonisation and impact on Mauritius is well documented, virtually no records of the pre-human native ecosystem exist, making it difficult to assess the magnitude of the changes brought about by human settlement. Here, we describe a 4000-year-old fossil bed at Mare aux Songes (MAS) in south-eastern Mauritius...
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van den Heuvel, E.G.H.M. (author), Muijs, T. (author), Brouns, F. (author), Hendriks, H.F.J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Consumption of fructo-oligosaccharides (FOS) has been shown to improve mineral absorption in the short term, but no long-term effects were studied in girls with a low calcium intake. Therefore, we hypothesized that short- and long-term consumption of short-chain FOS (sc-FOS) improves calcium and magnesium absorption in girls with a low habitual...
article 2009
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