University of Antwerp

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Organization: University of Antwerp
Country: Belgium

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  1. doi Origin of the size-dependence of the polarizability per atom in heterogeneous clusters: The case of AlP clusters
    Alisa Krishtal
    Department of Chemistry, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, B 2610 Antwerp, Belgium
    J Chem Phys 133:154310. 2010
  2. doi Gastrointestinal mechanosensors: analysis of multiple stimuli may require complex sensors
    J P Timmermans
    Department of Veterinary Sciences, Laboratory of Cell Biology and Histology, University of Antwerp, Groenenborgerlaan 171, B 2020 Antwerpen, Belgium
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 20:4-7. 2008
  3. ncbi Microneedles for transdermal drug delivery: a minireview
    Jo Vandervoort
    Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Technology and Biopharmacy, University of Antwerp, B 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
    Front Biosci 13:1711-5. 2008
  4. ncbi Irreversible inhibition of dipeptidyl peptidase 8 by dipeptide-derived diaryl phosphonates
    Pieter Van der Veken
    Laboratory of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, B 2610 Antwerp, Belgium
    J Med Chem 50:5568-70. 2007
  5. ncbi Gene expression analysis of estrogenic compounds in the liver of common carp (Cyprinus carpio) using a custom cDNA microarray
    Lotte N Moens
    Department of Biology, Laboratory for Ecophysiology, Biochemistry and Toxicology, University of Antwerp, Groenenborgerlaan 171, B 2020 Antwerp, Belgium
    J Biochem Mol Toxicol 21:299-311. 2007
  6. ncbi Combined effects of different food rations and sublethal copper exposure on growth and energy metabolism in common carp
    Shodja Hashemi
    University of Antwerp, Laboratory for Ecophysiology, Biochemistry and Toxicology, Groenenborgerlaan171, Antwerp, Belgium
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 54:318-24. 2008
  7. ncbi Vibrio cholerae: cholera toxin
    Davy Vanden Broeck
    UA Laboratory of Human Biochemistry, University of Antwerp, Groenenborgerlaan 171, 2020 Antwerp, Belgium
    Int J Biochem Cell Biol 39:1771-5. 2007
  8. ncbi Immunoglobulin E antibodies to rocuronium: a new diagnostic tool
    Didier G Ebo
    Department of Immunology Allergology, University of Antwerp, Belgium
    Anesthesiology 107:253-9. 2007
  9. ncbi Suitability of a combined stomatal conductance and photosynthesis model for calculation of leaf-level ozone fluxes
    M Op de Beeck
    Research Group Plant and Vegetation Ecology, University of Antwerpen UA CDE, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
    Plant Biol (Stuttg) 9:331-41. 2007
  10. ncbi Intensive insulin therapy in the intensive care unit: assessment by continuous glucose monitoring
    Christophe De Block
    Department of Diabetology, Metabolism and Clinical Nutrition, Antwerp University Hospital, Belgium
    Diabetes Care 29:1750-6. 2006

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  1. doi Origin of the size-dependence of the polarizability per atom in heterogeneous clusters: The case of AlP clusters
    Alisa Krishtal
    Department of Chemistry, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, B 2610 Antwerp, Belgium
    J Chem Phys 133:154310. 2010
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  2. doi Gastrointestinal mechanosensors: analysis of multiple stimuli may require complex sensors
    J P Timmermans
    Department of Veterinary Sciences, Laboratory of Cell Biology and Histology, University of Antwerp, Groenenborgerlaan 171, B 2020 Antwerpen, Belgium
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 20:4-7. 2008
  3. ncbi Microneedles for transdermal drug delivery: a minireview
    Jo Vandervoort
    Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Technology and Biopharmacy, University of Antwerp, B 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
    Front Biosci 13:1711-5. 2008
    ..Hollow microneedles are used to inject drug solutions in to the skin. This review aims to discuss recently published in vivo and in vitro studies on microneedle aided transdermal drug delivery...
  4. ncbi Irreversible inhibition of dipeptidyl peptidase 8 by dipeptide-derived diaryl phosphonates
    Pieter Van der Veken
    Laboratory of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, B 2610 Antwerp, Belgium
    J Med Chem 50:5568-70. 2007
    ..Within this latter series, compound 2e was shown to be a potent, irreversible inhibitor of DPP8, demonstrating very low affinity for DPP IV and DPP II...
  5. ncbi Gene expression analysis of estrogenic compounds in the liver of common carp (Cyprinus carpio) using a custom cDNA microarray
    Lotte N Moens
    Department of Biology, Laboratory for Ecophysiology, Biochemistry and Toxicology, University of Antwerp, Groenenborgerlaan 171, B 2020 Antwerp, Belgium
    J Biochem Mol Toxicol 21:299-311. 2007
    ..These results demonstrate the potential of our custom Cyprinus carpio microarray to detect common estrogen-like activity as well as to identify unique compound-associated effects of (estrogenic) endocrine disruptors in fish...
  6. ncbi Combined effects of different food rations and sublethal copper exposure on growth and energy metabolism in common carp
    Shodja Hashemi
    University of Antwerp, Laboratory for Ecophysiology, Biochemistry and Toxicology, Groenenborgerlaan171, Antwerp, Belgium
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 54:318-24. 2008
    ..The observed changes during Cu exposure are probably related to physiological disturbances like hypoxia and stress, as well as an inhibition of ammonia excretion...
  7. ncbi Vibrio cholerae: cholera toxin
    Davy Vanden Broeck
    UA Laboratory of Human Biochemistry, University of Antwerp, Groenenborgerlaan 171, 2020 Antwerp, Belgium
    Int J Biochem Cell Biol 39:1771-5. 2007
    ..These unique features make cholera toxin a promising tool for immunologists...
  8. ncbi Immunoglobulin E antibodies to rocuronium: a new diagnostic tool
    Didier G Ebo
    Department of Immunology Allergology, University of Antwerp, Belgium
    Anesthesiology 107:253-9. 2007
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  9. ncbi Suitability of a combined stomatal conductance and photosynthesis model for calculation of leaf-level ozone fluxes
    M Op de Beeck
    Research Group Plant and Vegetation Ecology, University of Antwerpen UA CDE, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
    Plant Biol (Stuttg) 9:331-41. 2007
    ..Future efforts hereto are certainly justified since the model's mechanistic nature makes it a tool able to model gst variation in space and time, O(3) effects on gst, and effective FO3...
  10. ncbi Intensive insulin therapy in the intensive care unit: assessment by continuous glucose monitoring
    Christophe De Block
    Department of Diabetology, Metabolism and Clinical Nutrition, Antwerp University Hospital, Belgium
    Diabetes Care 29:1750-6. 2006
    ..Using continuous glucose monitoring (CGM), we investigated whether intensive insulin therapy based on discontinuous glucose monitoring can achieve normoglycemia (80-110 mg/dl) in a medical intensive care unit (MICU)...
  11. ncbi European Surveillance of Antimicrobial Consumption (ESAC): outpatient antibiotic use in Europe
    Matus Ferech
    Laboratory of Microbiology, Department of General Practice, University of Antwerp Antwerp, Belgium
    J Antimicrob Chemother 58:401-7. 2006
    ..Data on outpatient antibiotic use were collected from 34 countries using the ATC/DDD methodology...
  12. ncbi Multiscale white matter fiber tract coregistration: a new feature-based approach to align diffusion tensor data
    A Leemans
    Vision Laboratory, Department of Physics, University of Antwerp, Belgium
    Magn Reson Med 55:1414-23. 2006
    ..An in vivo coregistration example is presented and compared with a voxel-based coregistration approach, demonstrating the feasibility and advantages of the proposed technique to align DT data of the human brain...
  13. ncbi The role of tachykinins in circular muscle contractility of the murine ileum: a functional investigation
    Heiko U De Schepper
    Division of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, Wilrijk B 2610, Belgium
    Auton Neurosci 126:273-6. 2006
    ..Also NK2 receptors, located on smooth muscle cells and nitrergic neurons, and NK3 receptors on enteric neurons are involved...
  14. pmc Antibiotic prescribing for acute cough: the effect of perceived patient demand
    Samuel Coenen
    Fund for Scientific Research, Flanders, Belgium
    Br J Gen Pract 56:183-90. 2006
    ..GPs decide whether or not to prescribe antibiotics for acute cough. Apart from clinical signs and symptoms, non-medical reasons influence this decision as well...
  15. doi Action monitoring in major depressive disorder with psychomotor retardation
    Didier Schrijvers
    Collaborative Antwerp Psychiatric Research Institute CAPRI, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Cortex 44:569-79. 2008
    ..Moreover, the same network of brain regions is likely to be implicated in both processes...
  16. doi Expression profiling of the cerebral ischemic and hypoxic response
    Roos Van Elzen
    University of Antwerp, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Laboratory of Protein Chemistry, Universiteitsplein 1, B 2610 Antwerp, Belgium
    Expert Rev Proteomics 5:263-82. 2008
    ..In this review, some of the queries that can be extracted from the database are discussed in regard to the biological context...
  17. doi Hantavirus disease (nephropathia epidemica) in Belgium: effects of tree seed production and climate
    K Tersago
    Department of Biology, Evolutionary Ecology Group, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Epidemiol Infect 137:250-6. 2009
    ..This enables early forecasting of NE outbreaks. Since future climate change scenarios predict higher temperatures in Europe, we should regard Puumala virus as an increasing health threat...
  18. doi Role of cell cycle perturbations in the combination therapy of chemotherapeutic agents and radiation
    Bea Pauwels
    Laboratory of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, Wilrijk, Belgium
    Future Oncol 6:1485-96. 2010
    ..This article focuses on the role of cell cycle perturbations in the radiosensitivity of cancer cells...
  19. doi Optimization and validation of a hydrophilic interaction liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry method for the determination of 13 top-prescribed pharmaceuticals in influent wastewater
    Alexander L N van Nuijs
    Toxicological Centre, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, Wilrijk, 2610 Antwerp, Belgium
    Anal Bioanal Chem 398:2211-22. 2010
    ..In the future, this analytical method will be used to determine if there is a relationship between pharmaceutical sales figures and concentrations of these compounds in influent wastewater...
  20. pmc What's the effect of the implementation of general practitioner cooperatives on caseload? Prospective intervention study on primary and secondary care
    Hilde Philips
    Department of General Practice, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, Gebouw R, 3de verd, B 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:222. 2010
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  21. pmc Who is accessing public-sector anti-retroviral treatment in the Free State, South Africa? An exploratory study of the first three years of programme implementation
    Edwin Wouters
    Department of Sociology and Research Centre for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, University of Antwerp, Sint Jacob Street 2, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 10:387. 2010
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  22. doi Hormonal and ion regulatory response in three freshwater fish species following waterborne copper exposure
    Marleen Eyckmans
    Laboratory for Ecophysiology, Biochemistry and Toxicology, University of Antwerp, Groenenborgerlaan 171, 2020 Antwerp, Belgium
    Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 152:270-8. 2010
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  23. doi The spasmolytic activity of extracts and some isolated compounds from the leaves of Morinda morindoides (Baker) Milne-Redh. (Rubiaceae)
    R K Cimanga
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Kinshasa, PO BOX 212, Kinshasa XI, Democratic Repubic of Congo
    J Ethnopharmacol 127:215-20. 2010
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  24. doi Multi-slice computed tomography with N1177 identifies ruptured atherosclerotic plaques in rabbits
    Jozef Leo Van Herck
    Division of Cardiology, Antwerp University Hospital, Wilrijkstraat 10, 2650, Edegem, Belgium
    Basic Res Cardiol 105:51-9. 2010
    ..In conclusion, our results show that N1177 is a contrast agent that can identify ruptured atherosclerotic plaques...
  25. pmc Estimating the incidence of symptomatic rotavirus infections: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Joke Bilcke
    Centre for Health Economics Research and Modeling of Infectious Diseases CHERMID, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Institute VAXINFECTIO, University of Antwerp, Wilrijk, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 4:e6060. 2009
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  26. doi Determining biosonar images using sparse representations
    Bertrand Fontaine
    Active Perception Laboratory, Universiteit Antwerpen, 13 Prinsstraat, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium
    J Acoust Soc Am 125:3052-9. 2009
    ..Finally, a tentative explanation is proposed for specific bat behavioral experiments in terms of the properties of target images as reconstructed by the L1-minimization method...
  27. pmc Suction is kid's play: extremely fast suction in newborn seahorses
    Sam Van Wassenbergh
    Department of Biology, Universiteit Antwerpen, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Antwerpen, Belgium
    Biol Lett 5:200-3. 2009
    ..The fact that the head skeleton of newborn seahorses is still largely cartilaginous may not be problematic because the hydrodynamic stress on the rotating snout appeared considerably lower than in adult syngnathids...
  28. pmc Antibody elution method for multiple immunohistochemistry on primary antibodies raised in the same species and of the same subtype
    Daniel Pirici
    Department of Histology, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Craiova, Petru Rares Street 2, 200349 Craiova Dolj, Romania
    J Histochem Cytochem 57:567-75. 2009
    ..This manuscript contains online supplemental material at http://www.jhc.org. Please visit this article online to view these materials...
  29. doi Sample damage during X-ray fluorescence analysis--case study on ammonium salts in atmospheric aerosols
    Katleen Van Meel
    Department of Chemistry, Environmental Analysis Group, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Antwerpen, Belgium
    J Environ Monit 10:989-92. 2008
    ..The measurements performed in vacuum during a long period lead to the highest losses of volatile compounds. The influence of direct irradiation was proved to be larger than the indirect variant...
  30. doi Quality indicators for type-2 diabetes care in practice guidelines: an example from six European countries
    Johan Wens
    University of Antwerp, Faculty of Medicine, Department of General Practice, Integrated Health Care and Geriatrics, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Wilrijk, Antwerp, Belgium
    Prim Care Diabetes 1:17-23. 2007
    ..Quality indicators are important to assess and improve the quality of the health-care delivery. Less straightforward, however, is choosing which indicators to use for the assessment of the disease management...
  31. ncbi A foreign speech accent in a case of conversion disorder
    Jo Verhoeven
    Department of Linguistics, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Behav Neurol 16:225-32. 2005
    ..The aim of this paper is to report the psychiatric, neuroradiological and linguistic characteristics in a native speaker of Dutch who developed speech symptoms which strongly resemble Foreign Accent Syndrome...
  32. ncbi Associations between shell strength, shell morphology and heavy metals in the land snail Cepaea nemoralis (Gastropoda, Helicidae)
    Kurt Jordaens
    University of Antwerp, Department of Biology, Evolutionary Biology Group, Groenenborgerlaan 171, B 2020 Antwerp, Belgium
    Sci Total Environ 363:285-93. 2006
    ..Our results suggest that the effect of heavy metal pollution on shell strength and morphology is limited in the investigated populations...
  33. ncbi Discussing STIs: doctors are from Mars, patients from Venus
    V Verhoeven
    Academic Centre for General Practice, University of Antwerp, Belgium
    Fam Pract 20:11-5. 2003
    ..Primary care plays an important role in promoting sexual health, but in this setting counselling regarding sexually transmitted infections (STIs) is rarely performed and often inadequate...
  34. ncbi Cytokinin affinity purification and identification of a tobacco BY-2 adenosine kinase
    Kris Laukens
    Laboratorium voor Plantenbiochemie en fysiologie, Department of Biology, University of Antwerp UIA, Universiteitsplein 1, B 2610, Antwerp, Belgium
    FEBS Lett 533:63-6. 2003
    ..The presented results show for the first time a plant adenosine kinase affinity-purified to homogeneity that was identified by primary structure analysis...
  35. ncbi Distribution of PCBs and organochlorine pesticides in umbilical cord and maternal serum
    A Covaci
    Toxicological Centre, University of Antwerp, Wilrijk, Belgium
    Sci Total Environ 298:45-53. 2002
    ..74 and 0.92, P<0.05). We conclude that all investigated organochlorine compounds have an efficient transplacental transfer...
  36. ncbi Asthma control and differences in management practices across seven European countries
    P A Vermeire
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, University of Antwerp UIA, Belgium
    Respir Med 96:142-9. 2002
    ..Further efforts to fully implement asthma management guidelines are required to improve asthma control in Europe...
  37. ncbi Stereologic evaluation of the pig gastric wall and of somatostatinergic and serotoninergic immunoreactive mucosal cells during perinatal development
    C van Ginneken
    Laboratory of Veterinary Anatomy and Embryology, Antwerp, Belgium
    Eur J Morphol 39:113-20. 2001
    ..The developmental variations of 5-HT- and SOM-IR mucosal cells contrast with findings in the rodent stomach. However, they are comparable to observations in man...
  38. ncbi The role of somatostatin in schistosomiasis: a basis for immunomodulation in host-parasite interactions?
    S Chatterjee
    Pathology Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Antwerp, Belgium
    Trop Med Int Health 6:578-81. 2001
    ..The neuropeptide hormone somatostatin may determine pre-disposition to Schistosoma-caused morbidity...
  39. ncbi Developmental changes in heme-oxygenase-2 and bNOS expression in enteric neurons in the pig duodenum
    C van Ginneken
    Laboratory of Veterinary Anatomy and Embryology, University of Antwerp
    Auton Neurosci 91:16-25. 2001
    ..Therefore, it seems that notwithstanding the high similarity between both systems, their expression is regulated differently in the pig duodenum...
  40. ncbi Antimicrobial susceptibilities of Campylobacter strains isolated from food animals in Belgium
    M Van Looveren
    Department of Medical Microbiology, University Hospital Antwerp, UIA, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Antimicrob Chemother 48:235-40. 2001
    ..2%). Alarmingly high rates of resistance to ciprofloxacin were also noted, particularly for C. coli from broilers (62.1%). The latter indicates that resistance of Campylobacter in humans could derive from animals...
  41. ncbi Spatio-temporal gait characteristics of level and vertical locomotion in a ground-dwelling and a climbing gecko
    A Zaaf
    Laboratory for Functional Morphology, Department of Biology, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, B 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
    J Exp Biol 204:1233-46. 2001
    ..gecko on the level). It is argued that this common strategy suits climbing (fixed spatial variables, no floating phases) rather than level locomotion...
  42. ncbi Outer submucous plexus: an intrinsic nerve network involved in both secretory and motility processes in the intestine of large mammals and humans
    J P Timmermans
    Laboratory of Cell Biology and Histology, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Anat Rec 262:71-8. 2001
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  43. ncbi Workflow in nuclear medicine
    G D Laet
    Universiteit Antwerpen UIA, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Antwerpen, Belgium
    Comput Med Imaging Graph 25:195-9. 2001
    ..A prototype system has been designed, built, and installed in a department of nuclear medicine, active in a network of hospitals...
  44. ncbi From Cannes 1993 to the present
    P Van Damme
    Centre for the Evaluation of Vaccination, University of Antwerp, Belgium
    Vaccine 16:S3-6. 1998
    ..To this end, the VHPB has continuously supported the efforts of countries in Europe to meet the WHO target by convening meetings of international experts and issuing publications on the prevention and control of viral hepatitis...
  45. ncbi Gly341Arg mutation indicating malignant hyperthermia susceptibility: specific cause of chronically elevated serum creatine kinase activity
    K G Monsieurs
    Laboratory of Neurogenetics, Born Bunge Foundation, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Neurol Sci 154:62-5. 1998
    ..The third family did not show increased CK activity. These findings indicate that the Gly341Arg mutation can be a specific cause of chronically elevated serum CK activity in asymptomatic individuals...
  46. ncbi Availabilities of calcium, iron, and zinc from dairy infant formulas is affected by soluble dietary fibers and modified starch fractions
    Douwina Bosscher
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Laboratory of Food Sciences, University of Antwerp, Antwerp Wilrijk, Belgium
    Nutrition 19:641-5. 2003
    ..The aim was to study calcium, iron, and zinc availabilities from dairy infant formulas supplemented with soluble dietary fibers and modified starches in vitro...
  47. ncbi Accumulation of 137Cs by larvae of the midge Chironomus riparius from sediment effect of potassium
    Lieven Bervoets
    University of Antwerp RUCA, Department of Biology, Groenenborgerlaan 171, 2020 Antwerp, Belgium
    Environ Toxicol Chem 22:1589-96. 2003
    ..These results indicate that although differences were rather small, radiocesium accumulation decreased with increasing potassium level in the sediment...
  48. pmc In vitro interaction between ecteinascidin 743 (ET-743) and radiation, in relation to its cell cycle effects
    C Simoens
    Laboratory of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology, Department of Medical Oncology, University of Antwerp UIA UZA, Universiteitsplein 1, B 2610 Wilrijk, Antwerp, Belgium
    Br J Cancer 89:2305-11. 2003
    ..In conclusion, ET-743 has moderate cell line-dependent radiosensitising properties; however, only when cytotoxic concentrations of ET-743 are used. In one of the four cell lines tested, no radiosensitisation was observed...
  49. ncbi Changes in respiratory and allergic symptoms in schoolchildren from 1996 to 2002, results from the ISAAC surveys in Antwerp (Belgium)
    A Vellinga
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Antwerp, Belgium
    Acta Clin Belg 60:219-25. 2005
    ..No clear changes in the occurrence of asthma were found for school children in Antwerp while wheeze was reported less in 2002 compared to 1996. Allergic disorders had higher occurrences in schoolchildren in 2002...
  50. ncbi Tissue distribution of perfluorinated chemicals in harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) from the Dutch Wadden Sea
    Kristin Inneke Van de Vijver
    Department of Biology, University of Antwerp, Groenenborgerlaan 171, 2020 Antwerpen, Belgium
    Environ Sci Technol 39:6978-84. 2005
    ..These data suggest large differences in tissue distribution and accumulation patterns of perfluorinated compounds in marine organisms...
  51. ncbi Thickness of the gerbil tympanic membrane measured with confocal microscopy
    Liesbeth C Kuypers
    Laboratory of Biomedical Physics, Department of Physics, University of Antwerp Campus Middelheim, Belgium
    Hear Res 209:42-52. 2005
    ..The average thickness in the inferior region is slightly larger than in the superior region. The pars flaccida thickens steeply, up to about 80 microm, near the edges...
  52. ncbi Brominated flame retardants and organochlorine pollutants in aquatic and terrestrial predatory birds of Belgium: levels, patterns, tissue distribution and condition factors
    V L B Jaspers
    Department of Biology, University of Antwerp, Campus Drie Eiken, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
    Environ Pollut 139:340-52. 2006
    ..BDE 183 and BDE 209 were only measured in the terrestrial birds. These results indicate that terrestrial birds may be more exposed to higher brominated BDE congeners than aquatic species...
  53. ncbi Speech rate in a pluricentric language: a comparison between Dutch in Belgium and the Netherlands
    Jo Verhoeven
    University of Antwerp, Campus Drie Eiken, Department of Linguistics, B 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
    Lang Speech 47:297-308. 2004
    ..23 vs. 4.01 syll/s). The findings of this study confirm the traditional view that speech rate is determined by extralinguistic variables, but also suggest that there may be intrinsic tempo differences between language varieties...
  54. ncbi Comparison of primary monoatomic with primary polyatomic ions for the characterisation of polyesters with static secondary ion mass spectrometry
    Pieter Van Royen
    Department of Chemistry, University of Antwerp CDE, Universiteitsplein 1, B 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
    Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 19:552-60. 2005
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  55. ncbi XTH acts at the microfibril-matrix interface during cell elongation
    Kris Vissenberg
    University of Antwerp Drie Eiken Campus, Department of Biology, Plant Physiology and Morphology, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
    J Exp Bot 56:673-83. 2005
    ..After incorporation of the fluorescent oligosaccharides, the xyloglucans decorate the cellulose microfibrils and become inaccessible to hydrolytic enzymes...
  56. ncbi Brain responses to ambient temperature fluctuations in fish: reduction of blood volume and initiation of a whole-body stress response
    Erwin H van den Burg
    Department of Animal Physiology, University of Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Neurophysiol 93:2849-55. 2005
    ..This could help to maintain proper brain functioning including sensorimotor activity, initiation of the stress response, and the subsequent behavioral responses...
  57. pmc Can somatostatin control acute bleeding from oesophageal varices in Schistosoma mansoni patients?[ISRCTN63456799]
    Shyama Chatterjee
    Laboratory of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Antwerp, Belgium
    BMC Infect Dis 4:58. 2004
    ..We believe that the symptomatic use of somatostatin for variceal bleeding in Schistosoma mansoni infected subjects can reduce bleeding, thereby alleviating the pathology caused by schistosomiasis...
  58. ncbi The Middelheim Frontality Score: a behavioural assessment scale that discriminates frontotemporal dementia from Alzheimer's disease
    Peter Paul De Deyn
    Department of Neurology and Memory Clinic, Middelheim General Hospital, ZNA, 2610 Antwerp, Belgium
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:70-9. 2005
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  59. ncbi Comparison of accumulation of micropollutants between igenous and transplanted zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha)
    Lieven Bervoets
    Department of Biology, Ecophysiology, Biochemistry and Toxicology Group, University of Antwerp, Groenenborgerlaan 171, 2020 Antwerp, Belgium
    Environ Toxicol Chem 23:1973-83. 2004
    ..With this study, we were able to prove the applicability of transplanted mussels as a biomonitoring tool for the accumulation of pollutants over a wide range of pollution...
  60. ncbi In situ and laboratory bioassays to evaluate the impact of effluent discharges on receiving aquatic ecosystems
    R Smolders
    Laboratory for Ecophysiology, Biochemistry and Toxicology, University of Antwerp RUCA, Groenenborgerlaan 171, B 2020 Antwerp, Belgium
    Environ Pollut 132:231-43. 2004
    ..The incorporation of indirect, ecological effects, like changes in food availability, provides considerable benefit in understanding and predicting effects of effluents on selected species under realistic exposure conditions...
  61. pmc Locomotion in bonobos (Pan paniscus): differences and similarities between bipedal and quadrupedal terrestrial walking, and a comparison with other locomotor modes
    K D'Août
    Department of Biology, University of Antwerp, Belgium
    J Anat 204:353-61. 2004
    ..This may hamper the development of one highly specialized gait (i.e. bipedalism), which would constrain performance of the other types of locomotion...
  62. pmc Nonsyndromic hearing impairment: unparalleled heterogeneity
    G Van Camp
    Department of Medical Genetics, University of Antwerp, Belgium
    Am J Hum Genet 60:758-64. 1997