Peter Horvatovich

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BACKGROUND Lactic acid bacteria are commonly marketed as probiotics based on their putative or proven health-promoting effects. These effects are known to be strain specific but the underlying molecular mechanisms remain poorly understood. Therefore, unravelling the determinants behind probiotic features is of particular interest since it would help select(More)
MOTIVATION Mass spectrometry data are subjected to considerable noise. Good noise models are required for proper detection and quantification of peptides. We have characterized noise in both quadrupole time-of-flight (Q-TOF) and ion trap data, and have constructed models for the noise. RESULTS We find that the noise in Q-TOF data from Applied Biosystems(More)
UNLABELLED Warp2D is a novel time alignment approach, which uses the overlapping peak volume of the reference and sample peak lists to correct misleading peak shifts. Here, we present an easy-to-use web interface for high-throughput Warp2D batch processing time alignment service using the Dutch Life Science Grid, reducing processing time from days to hours.(More)
We describe a platform for the comparative profiling of urine using reversed-phase liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS) and multivariate statistical data analysis. Urinary compounds were separated by gradient elution and subsequently detected by electrospray Ion-Trap MS. The lower limit of detection (5.7-21 nmol/L), within-day (2.9-19%) and(More)
The Chromosome 19 Consortium, a part of the Chromosome-Centric Human Proteome Project (C-HPP, http://www.C-HPP.org ), is tasked with the understanding chromosome 19 functions at the gene and protein levels, as well as their roles in lung oncogenesis. Comparative genomic hybridization (CGH) studies revealed chromosome aberration in lung cancer subtypes,(More)
Cigarette smoking is the main risk factor for COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), yet only a subset of smokers develops COPD. Family members of patients with severe early-onset COPD have an increased risk to develop COPD and are therefore defined as "susceptible individuals". Here we perform unbiased analyses of proteomic profiles to assess how(More)
Many studies on the molecular control underlying normal cell behavior and cellular responses to disease stimuli and pharmacological intervention are conducted in single-cell culture systems, while the read-out of cellular engagement in disease and responsiveness to drugs in vivo is often based on overall tissue responses. As the majority of drugs under(More)
Erratum to: Cancer and Metastasis Review, DOI 10.1007/s10555-015-9556-2. There are changes in authors' affiliations and a new affiliations for Carol L. Nilsson and Thomas E. Fehniger has been added. The corresponding author also missed out to include Peter Horvatovich as a co-author of this work. The complete list of authors is now listed above.
Scanning MS by MALDI MS imaging (MALDI-MSI) creates large volumetric global datasets that describe the location and identity of ions registered at each sampling location. While thousands of ion peaks are recorded in a typical whole-tissue analysis, only a fraction of these measured molecules are purposefully scrutinized within a given experimental design.(More)
The use of diclofenac (DCF), a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, is associated with a high prevalence of gastrointestinal side effects. In vivo studies in rodents suggested that reactive metabolites of DCF produced by the liver or the intestine might be responsible for this toxicity. In the present study, precision-cut intestinal slices (PCIS) prepared(More)
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