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Caldesmon

 
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2005
Review
2005
Urotensin II (U-II) is the most potent vasoconstrictor known, even more potent than endothelin-1. It was first isolated from the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Distinction of endometrial stromal neoplasms from cellular smooth muscle tumors of the uterus is sometimes difficult… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Phosphorylation of h-caldesmon has been proposed to regulate airway smooth muscle contraction. Both extracellular signal… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
We have previously shown that p21-activated kinase, PAK, induces Ca2+-independent contraction of Triton-skinned smooth muscle… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Caldesmon is known to inhibit the ATPase activity of actomyosin in a Ca(2+)-calmodulin-regulated manner. Although a nonmuscle… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Different forms of mechanical stimulation are among the physiological factors constantly acting on the vessel wall. We previously… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
h-Caldesmon in vascular smooth muscle is phosphorylated in response to pharmacologic stimulation. Although many kinases… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Expression of the regulatory contractile proteins, heavy caldesmon (h-caldesmon) and calponin was studied in human aortic smooth… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
We investigated the expression of two molecular weight forms of caldesmon in a wide range of tissues and cells. The distribution… Expand
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Caldesmon, a major calmodulin- and actin-binding protein of smooth muscle (Sobue, K., Muramoto, Y., Fujita, M., and Kakiuchi, S… Expand
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