COMPLEMENT FACTOR D

Known as: Protein D, Complement, Convertase, C3 Proactivator, C3 Convertase Activator 
A serum protein which is important in the ALTERNATIVE COMPLEMENT ACTIVATION PATHWAY. This enzyme cleaves the COMPLEMENT C3B-bound COMPLEMENT FACTOR B… (More)
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2011
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2011
The WNT signaling pathway plays important roles in the self-renewal and differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs). Little… (More)
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2003
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2003
Peroxisome proliferator activated-receptor (PPAR) isoforms, alpha and gamma, function as important coregulators of energy (lipid… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Cells of the bone marrow stroma can reversibly convert among different phenotypes. Based on this and on evidence for a reciprocal… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
The prohormone convertase SPC2 (PC2) participates in the processing of proinsulin, proglucagon, and a variety of other… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Proteolytic processing of the transforming growth factor beta precursor (pro-TGF beta) is an essential step in the formation of… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
A cDNA for human adipsin was isolated and shown to encode a protein sharing 98% amino acid sequence similarity with the protein… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
The alternative complement pathway is best known for its role in humoral suppression of infectious agents. We have previously… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Adipsin is a serine protease that is secreted by adipocytes into the bloodstream; it is deficient in several animal models of… (More)
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1986
Highly Cited
1986
We have isolated the mouse gene encoding adipocyte P2, aP2, the differentiation-dependent adipocyte protein homologous to myelin… (More)
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1971
Highly Cited
1971
Evidence has accumulated indicating the existence of a second complement activation mechanism which is functionally analogous to… (More)
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