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Food Medicine & Life Sciences
Mass spectrometry Chemical Compounds
Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids Medicine & Life Sciences
glyphosate Chemical Compounds
Mycotoxins Medicine & Life Sciences
Netherlands Medicine & Life Sciences
Mass Spectrometry Medicine & Life Sciences
Nanoparticles Chemical Compounds

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Karsten Beekmann

Person: Academic

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Rita Boerrigter-Eenling

Person: Technical

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Ed Boers

Person: Technical


Research Output 2011 2020

Understanding possible causes of exceeding dioxin levels in palm oil by-products: An explorative study

Taverne-Veldhuizen, W., Hoogenboom, R., ten Dam, G., Herbes, R. & Luning, P., 1 Feb 2020, In : Food Control. 108, 106777.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

palm oils
Fatty Acids

A health risk for consumers: the presence of adulterated food supplements in the Netherlands

Biesterbos, J. W. H., Sijm, D. T. H. M., van Dam, R. & Mol, H. G. J., Sep 2019, In : Food Additives and Contaminants - Part A Chemistry, Analysis, Control, Exposure and Risk Assessment. 36, 9, p. 1273-1288

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Health risks
Dietary Supplements
dietary supplements

Blood and urine analyses after radioembolization of liver malignancies with [166Ho]Ho-acetylacetonate-poly(L-lactic acid) microspheres

Bakker, R. C., de Roos, R., Tessa Ververs, F. F., Lam, M. G. E. H., van der Lee, M. K., Zonnenberg, B. A. & Krijger, G. C., 1 Apr 2019, In : Nuclear medicine and biology. 71, p. 11-18 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access


Oral intake of added titanium dioxide and its nanofraction from food products, food supplements and toothpaste by the Dutch population

Rompelberg, C. (Creator), Heringa, M. B. (Creator), van Donkersgoed, G. (Creator), Drijvers, J. (Creator), Roos, A. (Creator), Westenbrink, S. (Creator), Peters, R. (Creator), van Bemmel, G. (Creator), Brand, W. (Creator), Oomen, A. G. (Creator), National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, 13 Sep 2016


Data from: Species-specific plant-soil feedback effects on above-ground plant-insect interactions

Kos, M. (Creator), Tuijl, M. A. B. (Creator), de Roo, J. (Creator), Mulder, P. (Creator), Bezemer, T. M. (Creator), 23 Mar 2016


Different responses of Caco-2 and MCF-7 cells to silver nanoparticles are based on highly similar mechanisms of action

van der Zande, M. (Creator), Undas, A. (Creator), Kramer, E. H. M. (Creator), Monopoli, M. P. (Creator), Peters, R. (Creator), Garry, D. (Creator), Antunes Fernandes, E. C. (Creator), Hendriksen, P. (Creator), Marvin, H. (Creator), Peijnenburg, A. (Creator), Bouwmeester, H. (Creator), Wageningen University & Research, 30 Jul 2016


Activities 2011 2018

  • 13 Public lecture/debate/seminar
  • 4 Oral presentation

Data management – RIKILT

A.K. Undas (Speaker)
8 Nov 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

Is the density of potentially toxic phytoplankton a reliable indicator for the presence of toxins in Dutch marine bivalves?

E.J. Faassen (Speaker), T.F.H. Bovee (Contributor), M.D. Klijnstra (Contributor), M. Alewijn (Contributor), A. Gerssen (Contributor)
21 Oct 201826 Oct 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Press / Media

Testing shellfish without lab animals

A. Gerssen


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Research

Oesters controleren zonder proefdieren

A. Gerssen


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Research

Mosselgif opsporen zonder proefdieren

I.M.C.M. Rietjens, A. Gerssen & M.F. Bodero Baeza


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Research