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de Haan, W. (author), de Vries-van der Weij, J. (author), van der Hoorn, J.W.A. (author), Gautier, T. (author), van der Hoogt, C.C. (author), Westerterp, M. (author), Romijn, J.A. (author), Jukema, J.W. (author), Havekes, L.M. (author), Princen, H.M.G. (author), Rensen, P.C.N. (author)
BACKGROUND - Although cholesteryl ester transfer protein (CETP) inhibition is regarded as a promising strategy to reduce atherosclerosis by increasing high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, the CETP inhibitor torcetrapib given in addition to atorvastatin had no effect on atherosclerosis and even increased cardiovascular death in the recent...
article 2008
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Tchetverikov, I. (author), Kraan, M.C. (author), van El, B. (author), Hanemaaijer, R. (author), de Groot, J. (author), Huizinga, T.W.J. (author)
Objective: To analyse the effects of leflunomide and methotrexate treatment on matrix metalloproteinase (MMP) activity levels in a2 macroglobulin/MMP (α2M/MMP) complexes in the systemic circulation of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients. Methods: A total of 102 RA patients from a prospective, double-blind, randomised clinical trial comparing...
article 2008
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Kubben, F.J.G.M. (author), Sier, C.F.M. (author), Schram, M. (author), Witte, T.A.M.C. (author), Veenendaal, R.A. (author), van Duijn, W. (author), Verheijen, J.H. (author), Hanemaaijer, R. (author), Lamers, C.B.H.W. (author), Verspaget, H.W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background: Helicobacter pylori gastritis is recognized as an important pathogenetic factor in peptic ulcer disease and gastric carcinogenesis, and is accompanied by strongly enhanced gastric mucosal matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9) levels. Aim: This study was performed to investigate whether H. pylori-affected gastric mucosal MMP-2 and MMP-9...
article 2007
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Kienhuis, A.S. (author), Wortelboer, H.M. (author), Hoflack, J.C. (author), Moonen, E.J. (author), Kleinjans, J.C.S. (author), van Ommen, B. (author), van Delft, J.H.M. (author), Stierum, R.H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Sandwich-cultured primary rat hepatocytes are often used as an in vitro model in toxicology and pharmacology. However, loss of liver-specific functions, in particular, the decline of cytochrome P450 (P450) enzyme activity, limits the value of this model for prediction of in vivo toxicity. In this study, we investigated whether a hepatic in vitro...
article 2006
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Zuurmond, A.M. (author), Slot van der-Verhoeven, A.J. (author), van Dura, E.A. (author), de Groot, J. (author), Bank, R.A. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Collagen deposits in fibrotic lesions often display elevated levels of hydroxyallysine (pyridinoline) cross-links. The relation between the occurrence of pyridinoline cross-links and the irreversibility of fibrosis suggests that these cross-links contribute to the aberrant accumulation of collagen. Based on its inhibitory effect on lysyl...
article 2005
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van Erk, M.J. (author), Roepman, P. (author), van der Lende, T.R. (author), Stierum, R.H. (author), Aarts, J.M.M.J.G. (author), van Bladeren, P.J. (author), van Ommen, B. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background: Many different mechanisms are involved in nutrient-related prevention of colon cancer. In this study, a comprehensive assessment of the spectrum of possible biological actions of the bioactive compound quercetin is made using multiple gene expression analysis. Quercetin is a flavonoid that can inhibit proliferation of tumor cells and...
article 2005
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van Beek, E.R. (author), Cohen, L.H. (author), Leroy, I.M. (author), Ebetino, F.H. (author), Löwik, C.W.G.M. (author), Papapoulos, S.E. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
Bisphosphonates (BPS) inhibit bone resorption and are divided into two classes according to their chemical structure and mechanism of action: nonnitrogen containing BPS such as etidronate and clodronate that are of low potency and inhibit osteoclast function via metabolism into toxic ATP-metabolites and nitrogen-containing BPS (NBPS), such as...
article 2003
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