Vrije Universiteit Brussel

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Organization: Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Country: Belgium

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  1. doi Central fatigue and neurotransmitters, can thermoregulation be manipulated?
    R Meeusen
    Department of Human Physiology and Sports Medicine, Faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 20:19-28. 2010
  2. ncbi [Experimental therapy of African trypanosomiasis with a nanobody-conjugated human trypanolytic factor]
    Toya Nath Baral
    Département des Interactions cellulaires et moléculaires, Vlaams Interuniversitair Instituut voor Biotechnologie, Laboratorium voor Cellulaire en Moleculaire Immunologie, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2, B 1050 Bruxelles, Belgique
    Med Sci (Paris) 22:914-6. 2006
  3. ncbi Exercise and the brain: insight in new therapeutic modalities
    Romain Meeusen
    Dept Human Physiology and Sportsmedicine Vrije Universiteit Brussel Belgium
    Ann Transplant 10:49-51. 2005
  4. ncbi Slow antagonist dissociation and long-lasting in vivo receptor protection
    Georges Vauquelin
    Department of Molecular and Biochemical Pharmacology, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2, B 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    Trends Pharmacol Sci 27:356-9. 2006
  5. ncbi Granulomatous lobular mastitis: a rare chronic inflammatory disease of the breast which can mimic breast carcinoma
    G Verfaillie
    Department of Senology and Oncologic Surgery, AZ VUB, Brussels, Belgium
    Acta Chir Belg 106:222-4. 2006
  6. ncbi Six dimensional analysis with daily stereoscopic x-ray imaging of intrafraction patient motion in head and neck treatments using five points fixation masks
    Nadine Linthout
    Department of Radiotherapy, Oncology Center, Academic Hospital Free University, Brussels AZ VUB, Belgium
    Med Phys 33:504-13. 2006
  7. ncbi Tsunami: response to a disaster
    Dirk R G Danschutter
    Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Free University Hospital, AZ VU Brussels, Laarbeeklaan 101, Brussels B1090, Belgium
    Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 17:481-94, xii. 2005
  8. ncbi Review article: the treatment of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis with thiazolidinediones
    H Reynaert
    Department of Gastroenterology Hepatology, University Hospital AZ VUB, Brussels, Belgium
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 22:897-905. 2005
  9. ncbi The role of chemotherapy in the treatment of low-grade glioma. A review of the literature
    Bart Neyns
    Medische Oncologie, Oncologisch Centrum, Academisch Ziekenhuis Vrije Universiteit Brussel AZ VUB, Brussel, Belgium
    Acta Neurol Belg 105:137-43. 2005
  10. ncbi Thyroid function after assisted reproductive technology in women free of thyroid disease
    Kris Poppe
    Department of Endocrinology, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 83:1753-7. 2005

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  1. doi Central fatigue and neurotransmitters, can thermoregulation be manipulated?
    R Meeusen
    Department of Human Physiology and Sports Medicine, Faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 20:19-28. 2010
    ..It is, however, unlikely that one neurotransmitter system is responsible for the delay or onset of fatigue. Further research is required to determine the exact mechanisms of fatigue in different environmental conditions...
  2. ncbi [Experimental therapy of African trypanosomiasis with a nanobody-conjugated human trypanolytic factor]
    Toya Nath Baral
    Département des Interactions cellulaires et moléculaires, Vlaams Interuniversitair Instituut voor Biotechnologie, Laboratorium voor Cellulaire en Moleculaire Immunologie, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2, B 1050 Bruxelles, Belgique
    Med Sci (Paris) 22:914-6. 2006
  3. ncbi Exercise and the brain: insight in new therapeutic modalities
    Romain Meeusen
    Dept Human Physiology and Sportsmedicine Vrije Universiteit Brussel Belgium
    Ann Transplant 10:49-51. 2005
    ..Exercise is a powerful tool to stimulate several brain processes, and it is becoming clear that therapeutic effects of exercise are not only good for cardiovascular and other diseases, but that exercise is also good for the brain...
  4. ncbi Slow antagonist dissociation and long-lasting in vivo receptor protection
    Georges Vauquelin
    Department of Molecular and Biochemical Pharmacology, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2, B 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    Trends Pharmacol Sci 27:356-9. 2006
    ..However, when the half-life of the free antagonist prevails, longer effective protection by slowly dissociating antagonists occurs only if the receptor is exposed to rapid fluctuations in free agonist concentration...
  5. ncbi Granulomatous lobular mastitis: a rare chronic inflammatory disease of the breast which can mimic breast carcinoma
    G Verfaillie
    Department of Senology and Oncologic Surgery, AZ VUB, Brussels, Belgium
    Acta Chir Belg 106:222-4. 2006
    ..Another option is a long-term steroid treatment. It is mandatory to exclude infectious causes of granulomatous mastitis before corticoid therapy is started...
  6. ncbi Six dimensional analysis with daily stereoscopic x-ray imaging of intrafraction patient motion in head and neck treatments using five points fixation masks
    Nadine Linthout
    Department of Radiotherapy, Oncology Center, Academic Hospital Free University, Brussels AZ VUB, Belgium
    Med Phys 33:504-13. 2006
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  7. ncbi Tsunami: response to a disaster
    Dirk R G Danschutter
    Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Free University Hospital, AZ VU Brussels, Laarbeeklaan 101, Brussels B1090, Belgium
    Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 17:481-94, xii. 2005
    ..This article tells one story of disaster relief efforts and proposes an established team of pediatricians to respond to disaster situations in the future...
  8. ncbi Review article: the treatment of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis with thiazolidinediones
    H Reynaert
    Department of Gastroenterology Hepatology, University Hospital AZ VUB, Brussels, Belgium
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 22:897-905. 2005
    ..Although no serious side effects occurred in the pilot studies, we should look vigilantly for hepatotoxicity, as the first generation thiazolidinediones proved to be toxic for the liver...
  9. ncbi The role of chemotherapy in the treatment of low-grade glioma. A review of the literature
    Bart Neyns
    Medische Oncologie, Oncologisch Centrum, Academisch Ziekenhuis Vrije Universiteit Brussel AZ VUB, Brussel, Belgium
    Acta Neurol Belg 105:137-43. 2005
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  10. ncbi Thyroid function after assisted reproductive technology in women free of thyroid disease
    Kris Poppe
    Department of Endocrinology, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 83:1753-7. 2005
    ..To evaluate thyroid function in women undergoing a first assisted reproductive technology (ART) procedure and to compare women with ongoing pregnancy or miscarriage...
  11. ncbi Response monitoring and expectancy in random serial RT tasks
    Eric Soetens
    University of Brussels Vrije Univeristeit Brussel, Department of Cognitive and Physiological Psychology, Pleinlaan 2, B 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 119:189-216. 2005
    ..The data clearly strengthen the support for three different processes generating sequential effects in random serial RT tasks...
  12. ncbi Influence of hOGG1, XRCC1 and XRCC3 genotypes on biomarkers of genotoxicity in workers exposed to cobalt or hard metal dusts
    R Mateuca
    Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laboratorium voor Cellulaire Genetica, Pleinlaan 2, B 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    Toxicol Lett 156:277-88. 2005
    ..Further studies will demonstrate whether genotyping for hOGG1 and XRCC3 polymorphisms is useful for a better individual monitoring of workers...
  13. ncbi The early effect of proton pump inhibitor therapy on the accuracy of the 13C-urea breath test
    F Mana
    Department of Gastroenterology, Free University of Brussels, Academisch Ziekenhuis, Laarbeeklaan 101, B 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    Dig Liver Dis 37:28-32. 2005
    ..The intake of proton pump inhibitors may interfere with the reliability of the urea breath test...
  14. ncbi The utility of multimodality imaging in anaplastic thyroid carcinoma
    Kris Poppe
    Department of Endocrinology, Vrije Universiteit Brussel AZ VUB, Brussels, Belgium
    Thyroid 14:981-2. 2004
  15. ncbi Tracheal stenosis: a flow dynamics study
    Mark Brouns
    Dept of Mechanical Engineering, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 102:1178-84. 2007
    ..The present simulations confirm that the overall pressure drop at rest is only affected in case of severe constriction, and the simulated flow dependence of pressure drop suggests a means of detecting stenosis at a precritical stage...
  16. ncbi Defining the occurrence and influence of alpha-delta sleep in chronic fatigue syndrome
    Elke Van Hoof
    Department of Human Physiology, Vrije Universiteit, Brussels, Belgium
    Am J Med Sci 333:78-84. 2007
    ..This article compiles a large sleep study database on CFS patients and correlates these data with a limited number of immune parameters as it has been thought that RNase L could be associated with these sleep disturbances...
  17. ncbi Control of Trypanosoma evansi infection is IgM mediated and does not require a type I inflammatory response
    Toya Nath Baral
    Department of Cellular and Molecular Interactions, Vlaams Interuniversitair Instituut voor Biotechnologie, Laboratorium voor Cellulaire en Moleculaire Immunologie, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, B 1050, Belgium
    J Infect Dis 195:1513-20. 2007
    ..evansi displays a distinct host-parasite interaction profile, give that, despite an infection-associated induction of proinflammatory molecules, only IgM antibodies contribute significantly to parasite control...
  18. doi A lifespan perspective on the career of talented and elite athletes: perspectives on high-intensity sports
    P Wylleman
    Faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy, Faculty Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussel, Belgium
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 20:88-94. 2010
    ..Finally, perspectives are formulated on future lifespan research and the provision of career support services in HIS...
  19. doi Advances in health promotion in Africa: promoting health through hospitals
    Peter Delobelle
    Department of Public Health, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 103, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    Glob Health Promot 17:33-6. 2010
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  20. doi Evolutionary epistemology as a scientific method: a new look upon the units and levels of evolution debate
    Nathalie Gontier
    Fund for Science and Technology, Portugal FCT, Centre for Philosophy of Science, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
    Theory Biosci 129:167-82. 2010
    ..Levels are levels if one can point out units that evolve at that level according to evolutionary mechanisms, and mechanisms are considered as such if one can point out units and levels where the mechanism is active...
  21. doi Nocturnal road traffic noise: A review on its assessment and consequences on sleep and health
    Sandra Pirrera
    Unit of Biological Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    Environ Int 36:492-8. 2010
    ..The domain might benefit from additional longitudinal studies on deleterious effects of noise on mental health and general well-being...
  22. ncbi Design and evaluation of flow distributors for microfabricated pillar array columns
    Joris Vangelooven
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan2, 1040 Brussels, Belgium
    Lab Chip 10:349-56. 2010
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  23. doi Preferences of advanced lung cancer patients for patient-centred information and decision-making: a prospective multicentre study in 13 hospitals in Belgium
    Koen Pardon
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 103, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    Patient Educ Couns 77:421-9. 2009
    ..To identify preferences of advanced lung cancer patients for receiving information and participating in decision-making concerning treatment options, health-care-setting transfers and end-of-life decision-making...
  24. doi Deconvolution-based dynamic contrast-enhanced MR imaging of breast tumors: correlation of tumor blood flow with human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 status and clinicopathologic findings--preliminary results
    Smitha Makkat
    Department of Radiology, UZ Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 101, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    Radiology 249:471-82. 2008
    ..To prospectively determine whether breast carcinomas possess characteristic values of tumor blood flow (TBF) that correlate with pathologic and molecular prognostic markers...
  25. doi Population-based study of dying in hospital in six European countries
    J Cohen
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Palliat Med 22:702-10. 2008
    ..These findings can contribute to rational public health policies aimed at reducing hospital deaths...
  26. doi Does implicit learning in non-demented Parkinson's disease depend on the level of cognitive functioning?
    Jochen Vandenbossche
    Department of Cognitive and Biological Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2, B 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    Brain Cogn 69:194-9. 2009
    ..Our results indicate an association between cognitive functioning in PD patients and sequence learning. These findings emphasize the use of assessing cognition in addition to the well-known motor aspects in PD...
  27. pmc Small airways ventilation heterogeneity and hyperinflation in COPD: response to tiotropium bromide
    Sylvia Verbanck
    Respiratory Division, University Hospital Brussels, Belgium
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 2:625-34. 2007
    ..We conclude that the sustained improvements in trough IC and FEV1 with tiotropium bromide predominantly observed in COPD patients with considerable hyperinflation, are unrelated to small airways ventilation heterogeneity...
  28. doi Freshmen in nursing: job motives and work values of a new generation
    Rein De Cooman
    Department of Work, Organizational and Economic Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    J Nurs Manag 16:56-64. 2008
    ..To identify the features young nurses look for in their job (job motives) and the features they look for in work in general (work values)...
  29. ncbi Changes in medical end-of-life practices during the legalization process of euthanasia in Belgium
    Johan Bilsen
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Soc Sci Med 65:803-8. 2007
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  30. pmc Hospitalisations at the end of life: using a sentinel surveillance network to study hospital use and associated patient, disease and healthcare factors
    Lieve Van den Block
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:69. 2007
    ..In this study we aim to describe hospital use in the last three months of life in Belgium and identify associated patient, disease and healthcare factors...
  31. ncbi The results of dietary advice on lipoprotein levels among patients attending for lipid-lowering drugs
    D Devroey
    Department of General Practice, University of Brussels, Belgium
    Cent Eur J Public Health 12:131-3. 2004
    ..Half of the patients receiving lipid-lowering drugs in Belgium were not able to decrease their TC with dietary advice before the initiation of the treatment...
  32. ncbi Hepatic nervous system: foreword
    Albert Geerts
    Laboratory for Liver Cell Biology, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
    Anat Rec A Discov Mol Cell Evol Biol 280:805. 2004
  33. ncbi A definition-based analysis of symptoms in a large cohort of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome
    P De Becker
    VUB, Vakgroep Interne Geneeskunde, KRO gebouw niv 1, Laarbeeklaan 101, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    J Intern Med 250:234-40. 2001
    ..This study was performed to answer the need to assess the homogeneity of a large CFS population in relationship to the Fukuda or Holmes definitions and to assess the importance of a symptom severity scale...
  34. ncbi Improving in vitro maturation of oocytes in the human taking lessons from experiences in animal species
    J Smitz
    Follicle Biology Laboratory and Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Brussels, Belgium
    Reprod Domest Anim 36:11-7. 2001
    ..The conditions to achieve this improved cytoplasmic maturation by prolonging the in vitro culture remain to be defined. More objective noninvasive parameters for oocyte maturity are also needed to pursue research in this field...
  35. ncbi Saline aerosol bolus dispersion. I. The effect of acinar airway alteration
    S Verbanck
    Respiratory Division, Academic Hospital, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 90:1754-62. 2001
    ..This study shows the consistent response of two conceptually independent tests, in which both saline aerosol and gas-derived indexes point to a heterogeneous distribution of smoking-induced structural alterations in the lung periphery...
  36. ncbi Microhardness changes in surface enamel after application of bioadhesive fluoride tablets in situ
    P Bottenberg
    Department of Restaurative Dentistry, Dental School, Free University of Brussels, Laarbeeklaan 103, 1090 Brussel, Belgium
    Clin Oral Investig 4:153-6. 2000
    ..This self-administered device can be a supplementary means for prevention of caries...
  37. ncbi Activation of extracellular signal-regulated kinase (ERK)1/2 contributes to cytokine-induced apoptosis in purified rat pancreatic beta-cells
    D Pavlovic
    Gene Expression Unit, Diabetes Research Center, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 103, B 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    Eur Cytokine Netw 11:267-74. 2000
    ..We conclude that IL-1 beta induces activation of both p38 and ERK1/2, and that ERK1/2 contributes to the pro-apoptotic effects of the cytokine in primary beta-cells...
  38. ncbi Effect of beta-blockade on low-dose dobutamine-induced changes in left ventricular function in healthy volunteers: assessment by gated SPET myocardial perfusion scintigraphy
    H Everaert
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital, Free University of Brussels AZ VUB, Belgium
    Eur J Nucl Med 27:419-24. 2000
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  39. ncbi MR phase imaging to quantify bone volume fraction: computer simulations and in vivo measurements
    S Allein
    Biomedical MR Unit, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 101, B 1090, Brussels, Belgium
    Magn Reson Imaging 18:275-9. 2000
    ..46)...
  40. ncbi A diffuse biosemiotic model for cell-to-tissue computational closure
    R Cottam
    The Evolutionary Processing Group EVOL, Laboratory for Micro and Opto Electronics LAMI, VUB Division of the Inter University Micro Electronics Center IMEC, The University of Brussels VUB, Pleinlaan 2, 1050, Brussels, Belgium
    Biosystems 55:159-71. 2000
    ..We present an evolutionary model of the relationship between autonomy and dependence across scales, and describe the implications of its alternating complex-rational-complex nature...
  41. ncbi Preimplantation diagnosis for fragile X syndrome based on the detection of the non-expanded paternal and maternal CGG
    K Sermon
    Centre for Medical Genetics, University Hospital and Medical School, Dutch Speaking Brussels Free University, Belgium
    Prenat Diagn 19:1223-30. 1999
    ..Our candidate-patient population, as well as two clinical preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) cycles which led to a pregnancy with an unaffected fetus, are presented in this paper...
  42. pmc Listeria monocytogenes possesses adhesins for fibronectin
    P Gilot
    Department of Virology, Pasteur Institute, Brussels, Belgium
    Infect Immun 67:6698-701. 1999
    ..The binding of L. monocytogenes to fibronectin adds to the number of molecules to which the bacterium is able to adhere and emphasizes the complexity of host-pathogen interactions...
  43. ncbi Pig heart fumarase contains two distinct substrate-binding sites differing in affinity
    S Beeckmans
    Department of Protein Chemistry, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Paardenstraat 65, B 1640 Sint Genesius Rode, Belgium
    J Biol Chem 273:31661-9. 1998
    ..This spectrum is built up of two tryptophanyl triplets, the first one of which is modified upon saturating the active sites (A), and the second one upon saturating the low affinity binding sites (B)...
  44. ncbi Effect of BIBP3226 on inositol phosphate accumulation and cytosolic calcium level in control and NPY Y1 receptor expressing CHO-K1 cells
    P M Vanderheyden
    Department of Protein Chemistry, Free University of Brussels VUB, Sint Genesius Rode, Belgium
    Regul Pept 75:191-9. 1998
    ..This effect of BIBP3226 is likely to be mediated by activation of an until now unknown receptor or cellular target that is endogeneously expressed in CHO-K1 cells...
  45. ncbi Pseudoangiomatous hyperplasia of mammary stroma in an HIV patient
    N de Saint Aubain Somerhausen
    Department of Pathology, Institut Jules Bordet, Bruxelles, Belgium
    Gen Diagn Pathol 143:251-4. 1997
    ..We give a review of the literature and report a case unusual in that it occurred in a clinical setting of HIV infection, was rapidly growing, and has been the largest described so far...
  46. ncbi A comparison of the stage-specific efficacy of chloroquine, artemether and dioncophylline B against the rodent malaria parasite Plasmodium chabaudi chabaudi in vivo
    B Chimanuka
    Vakgroep Farmaceutische Technologie en Fysische Farmacie, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Parasitol Res 87:795-803. 2001
    ..Drug-induced changes in infected erythrocyte morphology are presented...
  47. ncbi The physician-patient relationship as a game of strategic information transmission
    K De Jaegher
    Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Health Econ 10:651-68. 2001
    ..This equilibrium allows us to derive comparative statistics and welfare results...
  48. ncbi Rapid detection of macroprolactin in the form of prolactin-immunoglobulin G complexes by immunoprecipitation with anti-human IgG-agarose
    J Schiettecatte
    Laboratory of Radioimmunology, University Hospital, Brussels Free University Dutch speaking, Belgium
    Clin Chem Lab Med 39:1244-8. 2001
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  49. ncbi Don't always trust the guide!
    M Fried
    Department of Gastroenterology, Academic Hospital, Free University of Brussels VUB, Brussels, Belgium
    Endoscopy 36:574. 2004
  50. ncbi Oocyte developmental competence after heterotopic transplantation of cryopreserved ovarian tissue
    Johan Smitz
    Follicle Biology Laboratory, Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Vrije Universiteit Brussels, B 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    Lancet 363:832-3. 2004
  51. ncbi Ab initio study of the binding of Trichostatin A (TSA) in the active site of histone deacetylase like protein (HDLP)
    Kenno Vanommeslaeghe
    Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Organic Chemistry Group, Pleinlaan 2, B 1050 Brussel, Belgium
    Org Biomol Chem 1:2951-7. 2003
    ..However, in the empty protonated active site, this proton transfer does occur...
  52. pmc New Belgian law on research on human embryos: trust in progress through medical science
    G Pennings
    Department of Philosophy, Free University Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
    J Assist Reprod Genet 20:343-6. 2003
    ..In general, the law expresses a belief in the importance of freedom of research and the acceptance of ethical pluralism in society...
  53. ncbi Shear-flow-based chromatographic separations as an alternative to pressure-driven liquid chromatography
    G Desmet
    Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Department of Chemical Engineering, Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    J Chromatogr A 948:19-34. 2002
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  54. ncbi Delayed in vivo disease progression is associated with high proportions of CD45+ myeloma cells in the 5T2MM murine model
    Kewal Asosingh
    Department of Hematology and Immunology, Vrije Universiteit Brussel VUB, B 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    Cancer Res 63:3019-20. 2003
    ..These animals had typically a bowed back and never got paralyzed. The MM cells in the BM of these mice were predominantly CD45(+). These data indicate that CD45 subsets are associated with the final outcome of myeloma disease...
  55. ncbi Ribonucleases: from prototypes to therapeutic targets?
    Stefan Loverix
    Vlaams Interuniversitair Instituut Biotechnologie VIB, Instituut voor Moleculaire Biologie, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Brussel, Belgium
    Curr Med Chem 10:779-85. 2003
    ..This review focuses on these chemical and structural features of RNase A and RNase T(1), the best characterized members of two separate classes of ribonucleases...
  56. ncbi Crystal structure of Pterocarpus angolensis lectin in complex with glucose, sucrose, and turanose
    Remy Loris
    Laboratorium voor Ultrastructuur, Instituut voor Moleculaire Biologie, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2, B 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    J Biol Chem 278:16297-303. 2003
    ..In the turanose complex, the binding site of the first molecule in the asymmetric unit contains the alphaGlc1-3betaFruf form of furanose while the second molecule contains the alphaGlc1-3betaFrup form in its binding site...
  57. ncbi Developmental outcome at 2 years of age for children born after ICSI compared with children born after IVF
    M Bonduelle
    Centre for Medical Genetics, Department of Developmental Psychology, Dutch Speaking Brussels Free University, Brussels, Belgium
    Hum Reprod 18:342-50. 2003
    ..Hence, this outcome was assessed by performing a standard developmental test on children born after ICSI as compared with children born after IVF, at the age of 2 years...
  58. ncbi Obstetric outcome after fetal reduction to singleton pregnancies
    L De Catte
    Unit of Feto Maternal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Prenat Diagn 22:206-10. 2002
    ..To study the outcome after fetal reduction or selective termination to singleton pregnancies for various indications...
  59. ncbi Influence of the physiological changes of gastric emptying on the simplified single sample 14 C-urea breath test
    F Mana
    Department of Gastroenterology, Free University of Brussels, Jette, Belgium
    Nucl Med Commun 23:171-4. 2002
    ..It is concluded that the physiological changes of gastric emptying do not influence the results obtained by the simplified, single-sample 14C-urea breath test...
  60. ncbi Formation of angiotensin-(1-7) from angiotensin II by the venom of Conus geographus
    Minh Tam Le
    Department of Molecular and Biochemical Pharmacology, Institute for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Free University of Brussels VUB, Paardenstraat 65, B 1640 Sint Genesius Rode, Belgium
    Regul Pept 105:101-8. 2002
    ..The molecular weight of the involved peptidases exceeds 50 kDa, as determined by gel chromatography and ultrafitration...
  61. pmc Control of experimental Trypanosoma brucei infections occurs independently of lymphotoxin-alpha induction
    S Magez
    Department of Immunology, Parasitology and Ultrastructure, Vlaams Interuniversitair Instituut voor Biotechnologie, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Paardenstraat 65, B 1640 Sint Genesius Rode, Belgium
    Infect Immun 70:1342-51. 2002
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  62. ncbi A structure of the complex between concanavalin A and methyl-3,6-di-O-(alpha-D-mannopyranosyl)-alpha-D-mannopyranoside reveals two binding modes
    R Loris
    Laboratorium voor Ultrastruktuur, Vlaams Interuniversitair Instituut voor Biotechnologie, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Paardenstraat 65, B 1640 Sint Genesius Rode, Belgium
    J Biol Chem 271:30614-8. 1996
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