Martin Braster / Technician

Martin Braster

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O2 building, room 01W58
T: +31 20 59 87181







  1. Marozava, S, Vargas-López, R, Tian, Y, Merl-Pham, J, Braster, M, Meckenstock, RU et al.. Metabolic flexibility of a prospective bioremediator: Desulfitobacterium hafniense Y51 challenged in chemostats. Environ. Microbiol. 2018; :. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.14295. PubMed PMID:29921035 .
  2. Braster, R, Grewal, S, Visser, R, Einarsdottir, HK, van Egmond, M, Vidarsson, G et al.. Human IgG3 with extended half-life does not improve Fc-gamma receptor-mediated cancer antibody therapies in mice. PLoS ONE. 2017;12 (5):e0177736. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0177736. PubMed PMID:28542406 PubMed Central PMC5438146.
  3. Braster, Q, Silvestre Roig, C, Hartwig, H, Beckers, L, den Toom, M, Döring, Y et al.. Inhibition of NET Release Fails to Reduce Adipose Tissue Inflammation in Mice. PLoS ONE. 2016;11 (10):e0163922. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0163922. PubMed PMID:27701440 PubMed Central PMC5049774.
  4. Braster, Q, Silvestre-Roig, C, Hartwig, H, Kusters, P, Aarts, S, den Toom, M et al.. Cathelicidin regulates myeloid cell accumulation in adipose tissue and promotes insulin resistance during obesity. Thromb. Haemost. 2016;115 (6):1237-9. doi: 10.1160/TH16-02-0112. PubMed PMID:26939624 .
  5. Hartwig, H, Silvestre-Roig, C, Hendrikse, J, Beckers, L, Paulin, N, Van der Heiden, K et al.. Atherosclerotic Plaque Destabilization in Mice: A Comparative Study. PLoS ONE. 2015;10 (10):e0141019. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0141019. PubMed PMID:26492161 PubMed Central PMC4619621.
  6. Braster, R, Bögels, M, Beelen, RH, van Egmond, M. The delicate balance of macrophages in colorectal cancer; their role in tumour development and therapeutic potential. Immunobiology. 2017;222 (1):21-30. doi: 10.1016/j.imbio.2015.08.011. PubMed PMID:26358365 .
  7. Kooij, G, Braster, R, Koning, JJ, Laan, LC, van Vliet, SJ, Los, T et al.. Trichuris suis induces human non-classical patrolling monocytes via the mannose receptor and PKC: implications for multiple sclerosis. Acta Neuropathol Commun. 2015;3 :45. doi: 10.1186/s40478-015-0223-1. PubMed PMID:26205402 PubMed Central PMC4513676.
  8. Rooswinkel, RW, van de Kooij, B, de Vries, E, Paauwe, M, Braster, R, Verheij, M et al.. Antiapoptotic potency of Bcl-2 proteins primarily relies on their stability, not binding selectivity. Blood. 2014;123 (18):2806-15. doi: 10.1182/blood-2013-08-519470. PubMed PMID:24622325 .
  9. Gül, N, Babes, L, Siegmund, K, Korthouwer, R, Bögels, M, Braster, R et al.. Macrophages eliminate circulating tumor cells after monoclonal antibody therapy. J. Clin. Invest. 2014;124 (2):812-23. doi: 10.1172/JCI66776. PubMed PMID:24430180 PubMed Central PMC3904600.
  10. Spandorfer, J, Puklus, T, Rose, V, Vahedi, M, Collins, L, Giordano, C et al.. Peer assessment among first year medical students in anatomy. Anat Sci Educ. ;7 (2):144-52. doi: 10.1002/ase.1394. PubMed PMID:23959790 .
  11. Braster, R, O'Toole, T, van Egmond, M. Myeloid cells as effector cells for monoclonal antibody therapy of cancer. Methods. 2014;65 (1):28-37. doi: 10.1016/j.ymeth.2013.06.020. PubMed PMID:23811299 .
  12. Bögels, M, Braster, R, Nijland, PG, Gül, N, van de Luijtgaarden, W, Fijneman, RJ et al.. Carcinoma origin dictates differential skewing of monocyte function. Oncoimmunology. 2012;1 (6):798-809. doi: 10.4161/onci.20427. PubMed PMID:23162747 PubMed Central PMC3489735.
  13. de Boer, TE, Taş, N, Braster, M, Temminghoff, EJ, Röling, WF, Roelofs, D et al.. The influence of long-term copper contaminated agricultural soil at different pH levels on microbial communities and springtail transcriptional regulation. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2012;46 (1):60-8. doi: 10.1021/es2013598. PubMed PMID:21882881 .
  14. El Moussaoui, N, Braster, S. Perceptions and Practices of Stimulating Children's Cognitive Development Among Moroccan Immigrant Mothers. J Child Fam Stud. 2011;20 (3):370-383. doi: 10.1007/s10826-010-9401-8. PubMed PMID:21654917 PubMed Central PMC3087100.
  15. Staats, M, Braster, M, Röling, WF. Molecular diversity and distribution of aromatic hydrocarbon-degrading anaerobes across a landfill leachate plume. Environ. Microbiol. 2011;13 (5):1216-27. doi: 10.1111/j.1462-2920.2010.02421.x. PubMed PMID:21281422 .
  16. Brad, T, van Breukelen, BM, Braster, M, van Straalen, NM, Röling, WF. Spatial heterogeneity in sediment-associated bacterial and eukaryotic communities in a landfill leachate-contaminated aquifer. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 2008;65 (3):534-43. doi: 10.1111/j.1574-6941.2008.00533.x. PubMed PMID:18616584 .
  17. Brad, T, Braster, M, van Breukelen, BM, van Straalen, NM, Röling, WF. Eukaryotic diversity in an anaerobic aquifer polluted with landfill leachate. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 2008;74 (13):3959-68. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02820-07. PubMed PMID:18469120 PubMed Central PMC2446530.
  18. Botton, S, van Harmelen, M, Braster, M, Parsons, JR, Röling, WF. Dominance of Geobacteraceae in BTX-degrading enrichments from an iron-reducing aquifer. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 2007;62 (1):118-30. doi: 10.1111/j.1574-6941.2007.00371.x. PubMed PMID:17784862 .
  19. Lin, B, Hyacinthe, C, Bonneville, S, Braster, M, Van Cappellen, P, Röling, WF et al.. Phylogenetic and physiological diversity of dissimilatory ferric iron reducers in sediments of the polluted Scheldt estuary, Northwest Europe. Environ. Microbiol. 2007;9 (8):1956-68. doi: 10.1111/j.1462-2920.2007.01312.x. PubMed PMID:17635542 .
  20. Löhr, AJ, Laverman, AM, Braster, M, van Straalen, NM, Röling, WF. Microbial communities in the world's largest acidic volcanic lake, Kawah Ijen in Indonesia, and in the Banyupahit river originating from it. Microb. Ecol. 2006;52 (4):609-18. doi: 10.1007/s00248-006-9068-2. PubMed PMID:17033856 .
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