Publications by Albert geerts (1980-1999)

 

Publications in international journals (peer reviewed)

1. Geerts, A. and F. Roels. 1981. Quantitation of catalase activity by microspectrophotometry after diaminobenzidine staining. Histochemistry 72:357-367.
2. Roels, F., A. Geerts, B. De Prest, W. De Coster, and J. Plum. 1981. Absence of peroxisome turnover during inhibition of catalase synthesis. Verhandlungen eer Anatomischen Gesellschaft 75:623-626.
3. Geerts, A. and F. Roels. 1982. In vivo cooperation between hepatic catalase and superoxide dismutase demonstrated by diethyldithiocarbamate. FEBS Letters, 140:245-247.
4. de Leeuw, A. M., S. P. McCarthy, A. Geerts, and D. L. Knook. 1984. Purified rat liver fat-storing cells in culture divide and contain collagen. Hepatology 4:392-403.
5. Geerts, A., B. De Prest, and F. Roels. 1984. On the topology of the catalase biosynthesis and -degradation in the guinea pig liver. A cytochemical study. Histochemistry 80:339-345.
6. Geerts, A., H. J. Geuze, J. W. Slot, B. Voss, D. Schuppan, P. Schellinck, and E. Wisse. 1986. Immunogold localization of procollagen III, fibronectin and heparan sulfate proteoglycan on ultrathin frozen sections of the normal rat liver. Histochemistry 84:355-362.
7. Shiratori, Y., A. Geerts, T. Ichida, T. Kawase, and E. Wisse. 1986. Kupffer cells from CCl4-induced fibrotic livers stimulate proliferation of fat-storing cells. J. Hepatol. 3:294-303.
8. Verbruggen, L. A., A. Geerts, E. Wisse, and C. Lapiere. 1986. Serum and synovial fluid antibodies to collagen in rheumatic diseases: a review. Clin. Rheumatol. 5:440-444
9. Bouwens, L., A. Geerts, H. Van Bossuyt, and E. Wisse. 1987. Recent insights into the function of hepatic sinusoidal cells. Neth. J. Med. 31:129-148.
10. Shiratori, Y., T. Ichida, A. Geerts, And E. Wisse. 1987. Modulation of collagen synthesis by fat-storing cells, isolated from CCl4- or vitamin A-treated rats. Dig. Dis. Sci. 32:1281-1289
11. De Valck, V., A. Geerts, P. Schellinck, and E. Wisse. 1988. Localization of four phosphatases in rat liver sinusoidal cells. An enzyme cytochemical study. Histochemistry 89:357-363.
12. Geerts, A., P. Schellinck, L. Bouwens, and E. Wisse. 1988. Cell population kinetics of Kupffer cells during the onset of fibrosis in rat liver by chronic carbon tetrachloride administration. J. Hepatol. 6:50-56.
13. Geerts, A., R. Vrijsen, J. Rauterberg, A. Burt, P. Schellinck, and E. Wisse. 1989. In vitro differentiation of fat-storing cells parallels marked increase of collagen synthesis and secretion. J. Hepatol. 9:59-68.
14. Geerts, A., L. Bouwens, and E. Wisse. 1990. Ultrastructure and function of hepatic fat-storing and pit cells. J. Electron Microsc. Tech. 14:247-256.
15. Geerts, A., D. Schuppan, S. Lazeroms, R. De Zanger, and E. Wisse. 1990. Collagen type I and III occur together in hybrid fibrils in the space of Disse of normal rat liver. Hepatology 12:233-241.
16. De Bleser, P., A. Geerts, And E. Wisse. 1991. Role of fat-storing cells in hepatic fibrogenesis. Retinoids as possible therapeutic agents. Alcohol and Alcoholism Suppl. 1:345-350.
17. Geerts, A., J. M. Lazou, P. De Bleser, and E. Wisse. 1991. Tissue distribution, quantitation and proliferation kinetics of fat-storing cells in carbon tetrachloride-injured rat liver. Hepatology 13:1193-1202.
18. Bouwens, L., P. De Bleser, A. Geerts, K. Vanderkerken, and E. Wisse. 1992. Liver cell heterogeneity : functions of non-parenchymal cells. Enzyme 46:155-168.
19. Kronenberger, P., R. Vrijsen, A. Geerts, And A. Boeye. 1992. Internalization of intact poliovirus by HeLa cells as shown by subcellular fractionation in isoosmotic Nycodenz gradients. J. Gen. Virol. 73:597-605.
20. Miot, F., M. V. Cauteren, A. Rooze, A. Geerts, M. Osteaux, and R. Willem. 1992. Non-invasive in vivo determination of the absolute ATP concentration in the rat liver by 31-P NMR spectroscopy. Bull. Soc. Chim. Belges 101:113-118.
21. Schirmacher, P., A. Geerts, Pietrangelo, H. P. Dienes, and C. E. Rogler. 1992. Hepatocyte growth factor/hepatopoietin A is expressed in fat-storing cells from rat liver but not myofibroblast-like cells derived from fat-storing cells. Hepatology 15:5-11.
22. Van Eyken, P., A. Geerts, P. De Bleser, J. M. Lazou, R. Vrijsen, R. Sciot, E. Wisse, and V. J. Desmet. 1992. Localization and cellular source of the extracellular matrix protein tenascin in normal and fibrotic rat liver. Hepatology 15:909-916.
23. Weiner, F. R., W. S. Blaner, M. J. Czaja, A. Shah, and Geerts, A. 1992. Ito cell expression of a nuclear retinoic acid receptor. Hepatology 15:336-342.
24. Yamada, S., T. Ichida, Y. Matsuda, Y. Miyazaki, T. Hatano, K. Hata, H. Asakura, N. Hirota, A. Geerts, And E. Wisse. 1992. Tenascin expression in human chronic liver disease and in hepatocellular carcinoma. Liver 12:10-16.
25. Bollengier, F., A. Geerts, Matton, A. Mahler, B. Velkeniers, E. Hooghe Peters, and L. Vanhaelst. 1993. Identification and localization of 23,000 and glycosylated rat prolactin in subcellular fractions of rat anterior pituitary and purified secretory granules. J. Neuroendocrinol. 5:669-676.
26. Geerts, A., P. Greenwel, M. Cunningham, P. De Bleser, V. Rogiers, E. Wisse, and M. Rojkind. 1993. Identification of connective tissue gene transcripts in freshly isolated parenchymal, endothelial, Kupffer and fat-storing cells by northern hybridization analysis. J. Hepatol. 19:148-158.
27. Hautekeete, M. L., A. Geerts, C. Seynaeve, J. M. Lazou, G. Klöppel, and E. Wisse. 1993. Contributions of light and transmission electron microscopy to the study of the human fat-storing cell. Eur. J. Morphol. 31:72-76.
28. Ogata, I., C. G. Saez, P. Greenwel, M. Ponce, A. Geerts, L. A. Leinwand, and M. Rojkind. 1993. Rat liver fat-storing cell lines express sarcomeric myosin heavy chain mRNA and protein. Cell Motil. Cytoskeleton 26:125-132.
29. Schirmacher, P., A. Geerts, W. Jung, A. Pietrangelo, C. E. Rogler, and H. P. Dienes. 1993. The role of Ito cells in the biosynthesis of HGF-SF in the liver. EXS. 65:285-299.
30. Czaja, M. J., A. Geerts, J. Xu, P. Schmiedeberg, and Y. Ju. 1994. Monocyte chemoattractant protein 1 (MCP-1) expression occurs in toxic rat liver injury and human liver disease. J. Leukoc. Biol. 55:120-126.
31. Pietrangelo, A., R. Gualdi, G. Casalgrandi, A. Geerts, P. De Bleser, G. Montosi, and E. Ventura. 1994. Enhanced hepatic collagen type I mRNA expression into fat-storing cells in a rodent model of hemochromatosis. Hepatology 19:714-721.
32. De Bleser P., Smedsröd, B., F. Braet, P. Lovisetti, K. Vanderkerken, E. Wisse, and A. Geerts. 1994. Cell biology of liver endothelial and Kupffer cells. Gut 35:1509-1516.
33. De Bleser, P. J., P. Jannes, S. C. van Buul Offers, C. M. Hoogerbrugge, C. F. van Schravendijk, T. Niki, V. Rogiers, J. L. van den Brande, E. Wisse, and A. Geerts. 1995. Insulinlike growth factor-II/mannose 6-phosphate receptor is expressed on CCl4-exposed rat fat-storing cells and facilitates activation of latent transforming growth factor-beta in cocultures with sinusoidal endothelial cells. Hepatology 21:1429-1437.
34. Grinko, I., A. Geerts, And E. Wisse. 1995. Experimental biliary fibrosis correlates with increased numbers of fat-storing and Kupffer cells, and portal endotoxemia. J. Hepatol. 23:449-458.
35. Niki, T., T. Oka, J. Shiga, K. Takahashi, A. Geerts, And R. Machinami. 1995. Increased S-100 protein-immunoreactivity of Kupffer cells is associated with lymphohematological malignancy. Pathol. Int. 45:742-747.
36. Buyssens, N., M. M. Kockx, A. G. Herman, J. M. Lazou, K. Van den Berg, E. Wisse, and A. Geerts. 1996. Centrolobular liver fibrosis in the hypercholesterolemic rabbit. Hepatology 24:939-946.
37. De Bleser, P., T. Niki, G. Xu, J. M. Lazou, K. Van den Berg, and A. Geerts. 1996. Localisation and cellular sources of activins in normal and fibrotic rat liver. Hepatology 26:905-912.
38. De Bleser, P. J., C. D. Scott, T. Niki, G. Xu, E. Wisse, and A. Geerts. 1996. Insulin-like growth factor II/mannose 6-phosphate-receptor expression in liver and serum during acute CCl4 intoxication in the rat. Hepatology 23:1530-1537.
39. Mathew, J., A. Geerts, And A. D. Burt. 1996. Pathobiology of hepatic stellate cells. Hepatogastroenterology. 43:72-91.
40. Niki, T., D. Schuppan, P. J. De Bleser, R. Vrijsen, M. Pipeleers Marichal, R. Beyaert, E. Wisse, and A. Geerts. 1996. Dexamethasone alters messenger RNA levels but not synthesis of collagens, fibronectin, or laminin by cultured rat fat-storing cells. Hepatology 23:1673-1681.
41. Niki, T., P. De Bleser, G. Xu, E. Wisse, and A. Geerts. 1996. Glial fibrillary acidic protein and desmin are expressed by a distinct but overlapping subpopulation of fat-storing cells in rat liver. Hepatology 23:1538-1545.
42. Azais-Braesco, V., M. L. Hautekeete, I. Dodeman, and A. Geerts. 1997. Morphology of liver stellate cells and liver vitamin A content in 3,3',4,4'-tetrachlorobiphenyl-treated rats. J Hepatol 27:545-553.
43. De Bleser, P. J., T. Niki, V. Rogiers, and A. Geerts. 1997. Transforming growth factor-beta gene expression in normal and fibrotic rat liver. J. Hepatol. 26:886-893.
44. Geerts, A., T. Niki, P. De Bleser, D. De Craemer, K. Van den Berg, J. M. Lazou, G. Stange, and M. Van De Winkel. 1998. Purification of hepatic stellate cells by side scatter activated cell sorting. Hepatology ,27, 590 - 598, 1998.
45. De Bleser P., Geerts, A. The role of transforming growth factor - in the pathogenesis of liver fibrosis. Cell Biology International, 22, 56 - 57, 1998.
46. Hautekeete, M. L., I. Dodeman, V. Azais-Braesco, C. Seynaeve, K. Van den Berg, E. Wisse, and A. Geerts. 1997. Correlation between liver retinoid content, number of stellate cells and their lipid droplets in human alcoholic liver disease. Alcoholism : Clinical and Experimental Research , 22, 494 - 500, 1998.
47. Hautekeete, M. L. and A. Geerts. 1997. The hepatic stellate (Ito) cell: its role in human liver disease. Virchows Arch. 430:195-207.
48. Niki, T., M. Pekny, K. Hellemans, N. Mohebbian, P. De Bleser, K. Van den Berg, E. Quartier, F. Schuit, and A. Geerts. 1999. Class VI intermediate filament protein nestin is induced during activation of rat hepatic stellate cells. Hepatology, 520 - 527, 1999 (accompanied by Editorial written by Albee Messing).
49. Niki, T., P. De Bleser, K. Rombouts, D. Schuppan, M. Yoshida, G. Gabbiani, and A. Geerts. 1999. A histone deacetylase inhibitor, trichostatin A, suppresses differentiation of hepatic stellate cells into myofibroblasts. Hepatology, 29, 858-867.
50. Ogata, I., A. S. Auster, A. Matsui, P. Greenwel, A. Geerts, T. D'Amico, K. Fujiwara, E. Kessler, and M. Rojkind. 1997. Up-regulation of type I procollagen C-proteinase enhancer protein messenger RNA in rats with CCl4-induced liver fibrosis. Hepatology 26:611-617.
51. Rogiers, V., Y. Vandenberghe, T. Vanhaecke, A. Geerts, A. Callaerts, J. Carleer, J. Roba, and A. Vercruysse. 1997. Observation of hepatotoxic effects of 2-n-pentylaminoacetamide (Milacemide) in rat liver by a combined in vivo/in vitro approach. Arch. Toxicol. 71:271-282.
52. Xu, G., T. Niki, I. Virtanen, V. Rogiers, P. De Bleser, and A. Geerts. 1997. Gene expression and synthesis of fibronectin isoforms in rat hepatic stellate cells. J Pathol, 183:90-98.
53. Hellemans K., I. Grinko, K.Rombouts, D. Schuppan, A. Geerts. 1999. All-trans and 9-cis retinoic acid alter rat hepatic stellate cell phenotype differentially. Gut, 45, 134 - 142.
54. Geerts, A., Rogiers, V. 1999. Sho-Saiko-to : the right blend of traditional oriental medicine and liver cell biology. Hepatology, 29, 282 - 284.
55. Louis, H., Van Laethem, J.-L., Quertinmont,E., Wu, W., Van Den Berg, K., Degraef, C., Goldman,M., Le Moine O., Geerts, A., Devière, J. 1998. Interleukin-10 controls neutrophilic infiltration, hepatocyte proliferation and fibrosis induced by CCl4 in mice. Hepatology, 28, 1607 - 1615.
56. Zeinoun, Z., Teugels, E., De Bleser P., Neyns, B., Geerts, A., De Greve, J. 1999. The TGF- 1 autocrine growth suppressive circuit in human ovarian cancer cell lines. Anticancer Research, 19, 413 - 420, 1999.
57. De Bleser P., Xu G., Rombouts K., Rogiers V., Geerts A. 1999. Glutathione levels discriminate between oxidative stress and TGF- signaling in activated rat hepatic stellate cells. J. Biol. Chem., 274(48):33881-33887.

Publications in Books / Proceedings / National Journals

1. Geerts, A., J. Rauterberg, B. Voss, and E. Wisse. 1982. On the distribution of collagen, fibronectin and laminin in rat liver. In Proceedings of the second Kupffer Cell Symposium. D.L. Knook and E. Wisse, editors. 209-216.
2. Geerts, A. and F. Roels. 1982. Cytoplasmic and peroxisomal catalase during synthesis inhibition. Proceedings of the New York Academy of Sciences 386:537-539.
3. Roels, F., A. Geerts, And S. Goldfisher. 1982. Cytoplasmic catalase : cytochemstry and physiology. Proceedings of the New York Academy of Sciences 386:534-536.
4. Geerts, A., P. Schellinck, and E. Wisse. 1983. Kinetic aspects of Kupffer and fat-storing cell behaviour during the induction of liver fibrosis by chronic CCl4 intoxication. In Pharmacological, morphological and physiological aspects of liver aging. C.F.A. Van bezooyen, editor. 85-90.
5. Wisse, E., A. Geerts, P. Van Der Smissen, H. Van Bossuyt, P. Schellinck, R. Jacobs, and R. De Zanger. 1986. On the role of the cytoskeleton and the extracellular matrix in the function of endothelial cells in liver sinusoids. Proceedings XIth Congress on Electron Microscopy (Kyoto) 1945-1948.
6. Geerts, A., Y. Shiratori, P. Schellinck, and E. Wisse. 1985. Do sinusoidal cells contribute to the turnover of hepatic connective tissue ? Kupffer cell bulletin 5:32-39.
7. Geerts, A., P. Schellinck, R.B. De Zanger, D. Schuppan, and E. Wisse. 1986. Fine structural distribution of procollagen III in the normal rat liver. Critical reinvestigation of the reticuline fiber concept. In Cells of the hepatic sinuoid. A. Kirn, D.L. Knook, and E. Wisse, editors. 221-226.
8. Geerts, A., P. Schellinck, B. Voss, J. Rauterberg, and E. Wisse. 1986. CCl4 induced liver cell necrosis is accompanied by increased deposition of fibronectin. An immunogold study on thin frozen sections. In Pharmacological, morphological and physiological aspects of liver aging. C.F.A. Van bezooyen, editor. 83-88.
9. Shiratori, Y., A. Geerts, T. Ichida, and E. Wisse. 1986. Modulation of cultured fat-storing cells by Kupffer cells. In Cells of the hepatic sinuoid. A. Kirn, D.L. Knook, and E. Wisse, editors. 239-244.
10. Geerts, A., P. Schellinck, and E. Wisse. 1987. Sinusoidal cells and cirrhosis. In Cirrhosis of the liver : Methods and Fields of Research. N. Tygstrup and F. Orlandi, editors. Elsevier Biomedical Division, Amsterdam. 83-90.
11. Bouwens, L., A. Geerts, And E. Wisse. 1988. Structure and function of the hepatic sinuoidal wall. In Ultrastructure of the liver. E. Motta, editor. 13-22.
12. Wisse, E., A. Geerts, L. Bouwens, H. Van Bossuyt, K. Van der Kerken, F. Van Goethem, and H. Van goethem. 1989. Sinusoidal cells anno 1988, reviewing the IVth international Kupffer cell symposium. In Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid. E. Wisse, D.L. Knook, and K. Decker, editors. The Kupffer Cell Foundation, Rijswijk. 1-9.
13. Geerts, A., R. Vrijsen, and P. Schellinck. 1989. Retinol affects the phenotype of fat-storing cells in vitro. In Cells of the hepatic sinusoid. K. Decker, D.L. Knook, and E. Wisse, editors. The Kupffer Cell Foundation, Rijswijk. 20-25.
14. Geerts, A., J. Van Gompel, J.M. Lazou, P. Schellinck, and E. Wisse. 1989. Liver injury leading to fibrosis induces early increase of desmin-positive cells. In Topics in aging research in Europe. K. Woodhouse, editor. TNO, Rijswijk. 161-168.
15. Wisse, E., A. Geerts, And R. De Zanger. 1990. Routine digital processing of microscope images. Proceedings of the XIIth International Congress for Electron Microscopy, San Francisco 550-551.
16. De Bleser, P., A. Geerts, And E. Wisse. 1991. Role of fat-storing cells in development of hepatic fibrosis. In Proceedings of the 4th Liver Sinusoidal Cell Meeting.. K. Tanikawa, editor. Kurume-Japan. 1-12.
17. Van Eyken, P., A. Geerts, P. De Bleser, J. M. Lazou, R. Vrijsen, R. Sciot, E. Wisse, and V. Desmet. 1991. Expressie en origine van het extracellulaire matrixeiwit tenascine in normaal en pathologisch leverweefsel. Tijdschrift voor Gastroenterologie nieuwsbrief:11-6.
18. De Bleser, P., A. Geerts, P. Van Eyken, R. Vrijsen, J.M. Lazou, V. Desmet, and E. Wisse. 1991. Tenascin synthesis in cultured rat liver fat-storing cells. In Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid. E. Wisse, D.L. Knook, and R. McCuskey, editors. The Kupffer Cell Foundation, Rijswijk. 218-221.
19. Geerts, A., P. Greenwell, M. Cunningham, P. De Bleser, V. Rogiers, E. Wisse, and M. Rojkind. 1991. Identification of collagen, fibronectin and laminin gene transcripts in freshly isolated liver cells. In Cellular and Molecular Bases of Liver Cirrhosis (Conference Proceedings). B. Clement and A. Guillouzo, editors. 215-218.
20. Wisse, E., A. Geerts, L. Bouwens, H. Van Bossuyt, K. Van der Kerken, and F. Van Goethem. 1991. Cell biological functions of sinusoidal cells. In Oxford textbook of Clinical Hepatology. N. McIntyre, J. Benhamou, J. Bircher, M. Rizzetto, and J. Thodes, editors. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
21. Geerts, A., J.M. Lazou, P. De Bleser, and E. Wisse. 1991. Tissue distribution and proliferation kinetics of fat-storing cells in CCl4 injured rat liver. In Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid. E. Wisse, D.L. Knook, and R. McCuskey, editors. The Kupffer Cell Foundation, Rijswijk. 233-236.
22. Geerts, A., P. Greenwell, M. Cunningham, P. De Bleser, V. Rogiers, E. Wisse, and M. Rojkind. 1991. Extracellular matrix gene transcripts in freshly isolated liver cells. In Cells in the Hepatic Sinusoid. E. Wisse, D.L. Knook, and R. McCuskey, editors. The Kupffer Cell Foundation, Rijswijk. 150-154.
23. Schirmacher, P., A. Geerts, A. Pietrangelo, and C. Rogler. 1991. Hepatocyte growth factor (HGF) expression in rat liver cells. In Cellular and Molecular Bases of Liver Cirrhosis (Conference Proceedings). B. Clement and A. Guillouzo, editors. 315-318.
24. Van Eyken, P., A. Geerts, J.M. Lazou, P. De Bleser, R. Scot, V. Desmet, and E. Wisse. 1991. Distribution of the novel extracellular matrix glycoprotein tenascin in normal and CCl4 injured rat liver : an immunohistochemical study. In Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid. E. Wisse, D.L. Knook, and R. McCuskey, editors. The Kupffer Cell Foundation, Rijswijk. 183-187.
25. Wisse, E., A. Geerts, P. De Bleser, L. Bouwens, K. Van der Kerken, and F. Van Goethem. 1991. Cell biological aspects of liver sinusoidal cell function. In Frontiers of mucosal immunology. M. Tsuchiya, H. Nagura, T. Hibi, and I. Moro, editors. Excerpta Medica, Amsterdam. 153-158.
26. Geerts, A., P. Greenwell, M. Cunningham, P. De Bleser, V. Rogiers, E. Wisse, and M. Rojkind. 1991. Electron microscopical characterization of freshly isolated liver cells and their use for Northern hybridization analysis of connective tissue protein transcripts (extended abstract). Micron and Microscopica Acta 251-252.
27. Wisse, E., A. Geerts, L. Bouwens, K. Vanderkerken, P. De Bleser, M. Hautekeete, R. De Zanger, T. Niki, D. Floribert, F. Braet, and N. Delens. 1992. Contributions of electron microscopy to the study of liver sinusoidal cells. Proceedings of the Xth European Congress on Electron Microscopy (extended abstract)
28. Geerts, A. and E. Wisse. 1992. Ultrastructure and function of normal liver cells, with special reference to their role in connective tissue metabolism. In Molecular and cell biology of liver fibrogenesis. A. Gressner, editor. Kluwer academic press, Lancaster. 1-12.
29. Geerts, A., P. De Bleser, T. Niki, J.M. Lazou, C. Seynaeve, M. Rojkind, and E. Wisse. 1992. Connective tissue gene transcripts in fat-storing cells of CCl4 intoxicated rat liver. In Topics in aging research in Europe. K. Woodhouse, editor. TNO, Rijswijk. 193-202.
30. De Bleser, P., A. Geerts, J.M. Lazou, T. Niki, C. Seynaeve, V. Rogiers, M. Rojkind, and E. Wisse. 1993. Distribution of TGF- 1,2,3 gene transcripts in cells of normal and CCl4 treated rat liver. In Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid. E. Wisse and D.L. Knook, editors. The Kupffer Cell Foundation, Rijswijk. 214-217.
31. Geerts, A., P. De Bleser, T. Niki, V. Rogiers, M. Rojkind, and E. Wisse. 1993. Connective tissue gene transcripts in freshly isolated parenchymal, endothelial, Kupffer and fat-storing cells in CCl4 treated rats. In Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid, E. Wisse and D.L. Knook, editors. 209-213.
32. Hautekeete, M.L., A. Geerts, C. Seynaeve, J.M. Lazou, G. Klöppel, and E. Wisse. 1993. A study of the human fat-storing cell using toluidine blue staining and transmission electron microscopy. In Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid. E. Wisse and D.L. Knook, editors. The Kupffer Cell Foundation, Rijswijk. 263-267.
33. Lazou, J.M., F. Zampetti-Bosseler, A. Geerts, R. Borojevic, and E. Wisse. 1993. Tissue distribution of fat-storing cells in normal and Schistosoma mansoni infected mouse liver. In Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid. E. Wisse and D.L. Knook, editors. The Kupffer Cell Foundation, Rijswijk. 304-307.
34. Niki, T., A. Geerts, J.M. Lazou, P. De Bleser, C. Seynaeve, and E. Wisse. 1993. The in vitro effect of dexamethasone on extracellular matrix gene expression of fat-storing cells. In Cells of The Hepatic Sinusoid. E. Wisse and D.L. Knook, editors. The Kupffer Cell Foundation, Rijswijk. 242-247.
35. Schirmacher, P., A. Geerts, W. Jung, and H. Dienes. 1993. Expression of Hepatocyte Growth Factor/Scatter Factor in sinusoidal cells of normal and diseased rat liver. In Cells of The Hepatic Sinusoid. E. Wisse and D.L. Knook, editors. The Kupffer Cell foundation, Rijswijk. 294-296.
36. Schirmacher, P., A. Geerts, W. Jung, A. Pietrangelo, C. Rogler, and H. Dienes. 1993. The role of Ito cells in the biosynthesis of hepatocyte growth factor (HGF) in the liver. In Hepatocyte Growth Factor/Scatter Factor (HGF/SF) and its receptor. I. Goldberg, editor. Birkhauser, Germany.
37. Geerts, A., P. De Bleser, M.L. Hautekeete, T. Niki, and E. Wisse. 1994. Fat-storing (ITO) cell biology (article on invitation). In THE LIVER : Biology and Pathobiology. I. Arias, H. Popper, W. Jacoby, D. Schachter, and D. Schafritz, editors. Raven Press, New York. 819-838.
38. Greenwel, P., A. Geerts, I. Ogata, J. Solis-Herruzo, and M. Rojkind. 1994. Liver Fibrosis (article on invitation). In THE LIVER : Biology and Pathobiology. I. Arias, J. Bojer, N. Fausto, W. Jacoby, D. Schachter, and D. Schafritz, editors. Raven Press, New York. 1367-1381.
39. Odenthal, M., A. Geerts, W. Jung, B. Gilberg, H. Dienes, and P. Schirmacher. 1994. Hepatocyte growth factor/scatter factor expression is a marker for the quiescent state of rat fat-storing cells. In Fat-storing cells and Liver Fibrosis. C. Surrenti, A. Casini, S. Milani, and M. Pinzani, editors. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht. 243-249.
40. Wisse, E., F. Braet, D. Luo, R.B. De Zanger, K. Asosingh, E. Crabbé, A. Vermoesen, P. De Bleser, and A. Geerts. 1995. Structure and function of sinusoidal lining cells in the liver. In Society for Toxicologic Pathology, Proceedings of the 14th International Symposium of the Society of Toxicologic Pathologists. pp 1-20.
41. Buyssens, N., M. Kockx, M. Herman, J.M. Lazou, K. Van den Berg, E. Wisse, and A. Geerts. 1995. Centrolobular fibrosis in the hypercholesterolemic rabbit. In Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid. E. Wisse, D.L. Knook, and K. Wake, editors. The Kupffer Cell Foundation, Leiden. 404-405.
42. De Bleser, P., P. Hannes, S. Van Buul-Offers, C. Hoogerbrugge, C. Van Schravendijk, T. Niki, V. Rogiers, J. Van den Brande, E. Wisse, and A. Geerts. 1995. Increased insulin-like growth factor-II/mannose 6-phosphate receptor on fibrotic rat fat-storing cells facilitates activation of latent transforming growth factor- . In Cells of the Hepatic sinusoid. E. Wisse, D.L. Knook, and K. Wake, editors. The Kupffer Cell Foundation, Leiden. 383-385.
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