Agrin

Known as: Agrin [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A protein component of the synaptic basal lamina. It has been shown to induce clustering of acetylcholine receptors on the surface of muscle fibers… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Synaptic organizing molecules and neurotransmission regulate synapse development. Here, we use the skeletal neuromuscular… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
The heparan sulphate proteoglycan agrin is expressed as several isoforms in various tissues. Agrin is best known as a crucial… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Agrin is a heparan sulfate proteoglycan that induces aggregation of acetylcholine receptors (AChRs) at the neuromuscular synapse… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Agrin is a basal lamina protein that induces aggregation of acetylcholine receptors (AChRs) and other molecules at the developing… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Aggregation of acetylcholine receptors (AChRs) on skeletal muscle fibers is thought to be mediated by the basal lamina protein… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Synapse formation is characterized by the accumulation of molecules at the site of contact between pre- and postsynaptic cells… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Agrin, which induces acetylcholine receptor (AChR) clustering at the developing neuromuscular synapse, occurs in multiple forms… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
We isolated two cDNAs that encode isoforms of agrin, the basal lamina protein that mediates the motor neuron-induced aggregation… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Agrin causes acetylcholine receptors (AChRs) on chick myotubes in culture to aggregate, forming specializations that resemble the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Extracts of the electric organ of Torpedo californica contain a proteinaceous factor that causes the formation of patches on… (More)
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