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Lindeman, J.H.N. (author), Ashcroft, B.A. (author), Beenakker, J.-W.M. (author), van Es, M. (author), Koekkoek, N.B.R. (author), Prins, F.A. (author), Tielemans, J.F. (author), Abdul-Hussien, H. (author), Bank, R.A. (author), Oosterkamp, T.H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
An aneurysm of the aorta is a common pathology characterized by segmentalweakeningof the artery.Althoughit isgenerally accepted that the vessel-wall weakening is caused by an impaired collagen metabolism, a clear association has been demonstrated only for rare syndromes such as the vascular type Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. Here we show that vessel...
article 2010
de Groot, J. (author), Verzijl, N. (author), van Wenting-Wijk, M.J.G. (author), Jacobs, K.M.G. (author), van El, B. (author), van Roermund, P.M. (author), Bank, R.A. (author), Bijlsma, J.W.J. (author), TeKoppele, J.M. (author), Lafeber, F.P.J.G. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective. Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most prevalent and disabling chronic conditions affecting the elderly. Its etiology is largely unknown, but age is the most prominent risk factor. The current study was designed to test whether accumulation of advanced glycation end products (AGEs), which are known to adversely affect cartilage...
article 2004
de Groot, J. (author), Verzijl, N. (author), Budde, M. (author), Bijlsma, J.W.J. (author), Lafeber, F.P.J.G. (author), TeKoppele, J.M. (author), Gaubius Instituut (author)
The integrity of the collagen network is essential for articular cartilage to fulfill its function in load support and distribution. Damage to the collagen network is one of the first characteristics of osteoarthritis. Since extensive collagen damage is considered irreversible, it is crucial that chondrocytes maintain a functional collagen...
article 2001