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Prof.dr. H.J. Blom
Completed research (5)
Homocysteine; Folate; Neural tube defects; methylation; Coronary artery disease; newborn screeing, inborn errors of metabolism; inherited metabolic diseases
Homocysteine; Foliumzuur; Neuraalbuis defecten; Methylering; Hart- en vaatziekten; hielprik screening; erfelijke metabole ziekten
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Department of Clinical Chemistry (VU)
Inherited metabolic diseases
Erfelijke metabole ziekten
h. blom -at- vumc. nl
(the most recent at the top)
Identification and characterization of an inborn error of metabolism caused by dihydrofolate reductase deficiency
No effect of folic acid supplementation on global DNA methylation in men and women with moderately elevated homocysteine
Inhibition of methylation decreases osteoblast differentiation via a non-DNA-dependent methylation mechanism
Maternal homocysteine and related B vitamins as risk factors for low birthweight.
The effect of folinic acid supplementation on homocysteine concentrations in newborns.
Completed research projects
(the most recent research is at the top)
Determinants of DNA-methylation in sporadic and familial colorectal carcinogenesis: individual susceptibility and B-vitamin status.
Neural tube defects and reduced methylation of DNA
Etiology of neural tube defects that can be prevented by folic acid; teratology of homocysteine on neural tube defects
Molecular genetic basis of hyperhomocysteinemia.
Comparitive study on the utilization of folic acid and methyltetrahydrofolic acid in cardiovascular patients with thermolabile variant of N5-N10 MTHFR and patients with normal MTHFR activity.
Public health and health care
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