Marlien Pieters

Summary

Affiliation: North-West University
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Relationship of coagulation and fibrinolytic variables with arterial structure and function in Africans
    M Pieters
    Centre of Excellence for Nutrition, North West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa Electronic address
    Thromb Res 134:78-83. 2014
  2. pmc Plasma clot lysis time and its association with cardiovascular risk factors in black Africans
    Zelda de Lange
    Centre of Excellence for Nutrition, North West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 7:e48881. 2012
  3. pmc In Black South Africans from Rural and Urban Communities, the 4G/5G PAI-1 Polymorphism Influences PAI-1 Activity, but Not Plasma Clot Lysis Time
    Zelda de Lange
    Centre of Excellence for Nutrition, North West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 8:e83151. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Evidence that fibrinogen γ' regulates plasma clot structure and lysis and relationship to cardiovascular risk factors in black Africans
    Marlien Pieters
    Centre of Excellence for Nutrition, North West University, Potchefstroom 2520, South Africa
    Blood 121:3254-60. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Fibrinogen concentration and its role in CVD risk in black South Africans--effect of urbanisation
    Marlien Pieters
    Centre of Excellence for Nutrition, North West University, South Africa
    Thromb Haemost 106:448-56. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Triglyceride concentration and waist circumference influence alcohol-related plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 activity increase in black South Africans
    Marlien Pieters
    TReNDS Centre of Excellence Nutrition, North West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 21:736-43. 2010
  7. doi request reprint The effect of ethanol and its metabolism on fibrinolysis
    Marlien Pieters
    TReNDS Centre of Excellence Nutrition, North West University, Potchefstroom Campus, Private Bag X6001, Potchefstroom, 2520 South Africa
    Thromb Haemost 104:724-33. 2010
  8. pmc Glycaemic control improves fibrin network characteristics in type 2 diabetes - a purified fibrinogen model
    Marlien Pieters
    School of Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Science, Department Nutrition, North West University, Potchefstroom Campus, Private Bag X6001, Potchefstroom 2520, South Africa
    Thromb Haemost 99:691-700. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Nutrition and hemostasis: a focus on urbanization in South Africa
    Marlien Pieters
    Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Physiology and Nutrition, North West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa
    Mol Nutr Food Res 52:164-72. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Glycation of fibrinogen in uncontrolled diabetic patients and the effects of glycaemic control on fibrinogen glycation
    Marlien Pieters
    School of Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Science, Department of Nutrition, North West University, Potchefstroom Campus, Potchefstroom, South Africa
    Thromb Res 120:439-46. 2007

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Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Relationship of coagulation and fibrinolytic variables with arterial structure and function in Africans
    M Pieters
    Centre of Excellence for Nutrition, North West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa Electronic address
    Thromb Res 134:78-83. 2014
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  2. pmc Plasma clot lysis time and its association with cardiovascular risk factors in black Africans
    Zelda de Lange
    Centre of Excellence for Nutrition, North West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 7:e48881. 2012
    ..The effect of urbanisation on CLT is influenced by traditional CVD risk factors and their prevalence in urban and rural communities...
  3. pmc In Black South Africans from Rural and Urban Communities, the 4G/5G PAI-1 Polymorphism Influences PAI-1 Activity, but Not Plasma Clot Lysis Time
    Zelda de Lange
    Centre of Excellence for Nutrition, North West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 8:e83151. 2013
    ..5%). Urbanisation significantly influenced the effect of the 4G/5G polymorphism on PAI-1act as well as gene-environment interactions for the C428T and G429A genotypes in determining PAI-1act and CLT. ..
  4. doi request reprint Evidence that fibrinogen γ' regulates plasma clot structure and lysis and relationship to cardiovascular risk factors in black Africans
    Marlien Pieters
    Centre of Excellence for Nutrition, North West University, Potchefstroom 2520, South Africa
    Blood 121:3254-60. 2013
    ..Our data show that fibrinogen γ' modulates plasma clot structure and fibrinolysis and is also influenced by factors other than fibrinogen...
  5. doi request reprint Fibrinogen concentration and its role in CVD risk in black South Africans--effect of urbanisation
    Marlien Pieters
    Centre of Excellence for Nutrition, North West University, South Africa
    Thromb Haemost 106:448-56. 2011
    ..This does, however, not exclude the possibility that once increased, the fibrinogen concentration contributes to future development of CVD...
  6. doi request reprint Triglyceride concentration and waist circumference influence alcohol-related plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 activity increase in black South Africans
    Marlien Pieters
    TReNDS Centre of Excellence Nutrition, North West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 21:736-43. 2010
    ..Obesity prevented alcohol-related fibrinogen decrease possibly by counteracting the anti-inflammatory effect of moderate alcohol consumption...
  7. doi request reprint The effect of ethanol and its metabolism on fibrinolysis
    Marlien Pieters
    TReNDS Centre of Excellence Nutrition, North West University, Potchefstroom Campus, Private Bag X6001, Potchefstroom, 2520 South Africa
    Thromb Haemost 104:724-33. 2010
    ..The use of global fibrinolytic assays is recommended for determining the true effect of ethanol on fibrinolysis...
  8. pmc Glycaemic control improves fibrin network characteristics in type 2 diabetes - a purified fibrinogen model
    Marlien Pieters
    School of Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Science, Department Nutrition, North West University, Potchefstroom Campus, Private Bag X6001, Potchefstroom 2520, South Africa
    Thromb Haemost 99:691-700. 2008
    ..Achievement of glycaemic control and decreased fibrinogen glycation level improves permeability and lysis rates in a purified fibrinogen model...
  9. ncbi request reprint Nutrition and hemostasis: a focus on urbanization in South Africa
    Marlien Pieters
    Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Physiology and Nutrition, North West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa
    Mol Nutr Food Res 52:164-72. 2008
    ..It is further suggested that timely nutritional interventions and research of effects thereof on the hemostatic system are urgently needed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Glycation of fibrinogen in uncontrolled diabetic patients and the effects of glycaemic control on fibrinogen glycation
    Marlien Pieters
    School of Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Science, Department of Nutrition, North West University, Potchefstroom Campus, Potchefstroom, South Africa
    Thromb Res 120:439-46. 2007
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint The effect of glycaemic control on fibrin network structure of type 2 diabetic subjects
    Marlien Pieters
    Department of Nutrition, North West University, Potchefstroom Campus, Private Bag X6001, Potchefstroom, 2520 South Africa
    Thromb Haemost 96:623-9. 2006
    ..It seems as though porosity, compaction and kinetics of clot formation are more related to fibrinogen concentration than fibrinogen glycation in this model...
  12. doi request reprint Overfatness, stunting and physical inactivity are determinants of plasminogen activator inhibitor-1activity, fibrinogen and thrombin-antithrombin complex in African adolescents
    Cornelie Nienaber
    School of Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Science, North West University, Potchefstroom Campus, South Africa
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 19:361-8. 2008
    ..These factors are modifiable through behavioural changes and optimal nutritional status throughout the early life...
  13. ncbi request reprint Foodstate vitamin C complex may beneficially affect haemostasis and fibrin network structure in hyperlipidaemic patients
    Deirdré Loots
    School of Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Science, North West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 15:677-85. 2004
    ..FoodState Vitamin C complex may therefore be protective of cardiovascular disease by causing a new reduced steady state of haemostatic balance and less rigid clots (increased compaction)...
  14. ncbi request reprint The effect of red palm olein and refined palm olein on lipids and haemostatic factors in hyperfibrinogenaemic subjects
    Susanna C Scholtz
    Food Science Research Group, School of Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences, North West University, Potchefstroom 2520, South Africa
    Thromb Res 113:13-25. 2004
    ..Studies in larger groups are advised for confirmation of results, elucidation of mechanisms and effects of nonglyceride constituents of red palm oil (PO)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Clustering of haemostatic variables and the effect of high cashew and walnut diets on these variables in metabolic syndrome patients
    Marlien Pieters
    Potchefstroom Institute of Nutrition, School of Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences, North West University, South Africa
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 16:429-37. 2005
    ..The HDL-C increase and weight loss may be the main focus of dietary intervention for the metabolic syndrome. Furthermore, diet composition may have only limited effects if weight loss is not achieved...
  16. ncbi request reprint The process of nutrient analysis for controlled feeding trials: a comparative study of two South African nutrient databases with chemical analysis
    Izette van der Watt
    School of Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Science, North West University, Potchefstroom Campus, South Africa
    Contemp Clin Trials 29:493-500. 2008
    ..Research dieticians rely on the accuracy of computerised nutrient databases when designing the menu...
  17. ncbi request reprint The use of predefined diet quality scores in the context of CVD risk during urbanization in the South African Prospective Urban and Rural Epidemiological (PURE) study
    Robin C Dolman
    1Centre of Excellence for Nutrition CEN, North West University, Potchefstroom, 2520South Africa
    Public Health Nutr 17:1706-16. 2014
    ..The relevance of predefined diet quality scores (DQS) in non-Western developing countries has not yet been established...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effect of freeze-drying, freezing and frozen storage of blood plasma on fibrin network characteristics
    Marlien Pieters
    Potchefstroom Institute of Nutrition, Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education, Private Bag X6001, Potchefstroom 2520, South Africa
    Thromb Res 107:263-9. 2002
    ..We investigated the effect of freezing, freeze-drying and the duration of frozen storage of blood plasma on fibrin network characteristics of clots subsequently produced...
  19. ncbi request reprint Ultrastructural comparison of the morphology of three different platelet and fibrin fiber preparations
    Etheresia Pretorius
    Department of Anatomy, School of Health Sciences, Medical Faculty, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
    Anat Rec (Hoboken) 290:188-98. 2007
    ..We therefore conclude that from a basic science point of view, LPRP is a valuable research tool and that such results may add information that could be valuable for clinical application...
  20. ncbi request reprint The effect of 40 kHz ultrasound on tissue plasminogen activator-induced clot lysis in three in vitro models
    Marlien Pieters
    Gaubius Laboratory, TNO Prevention and Health, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Ultrasound Med Biol 30:1545-52. 2004
    ..US enhanced lysis in all three models, with the largest effects (fourfold) being in the compacted plasminogen-poor clot model. Plasminogen supply to the clot surface was again shown to be an important contributor to US-enhanced lysis...
  21. ncbi request reprint Measuring the glycemic index of foods: interlaboratory study
    Thomas M S Wolever
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto and Glycemic Index Laboratories, Inc, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:247S-257S. 2008
    ..Many laboratories offer glycemic index (GI) services...