Cystatins

Known as: Cystatin Superfamily, Cystatins [Chemical/Ingredient], cystatin 
A homologous group of endogenous CYSTEINE PROTEINASE INHIBITORS. The cystatins inhibit most CYSTEINE ENDOPEPTIDASES such as PAPAIN, and other… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
BACKGROUND Adding the measurement of cystatin C to that of serum creatinine to determine the estimated glomerular filtration rate… (More)
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND Estimates of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) that are based on serum creatinine are routinely used; however, they are… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Serum cystatin C was proposed as a potential replacement for serum creatinine in glomerular filtration rate (GFR… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Cystatin C is a serum measure of renal function that appears to be independent of age, sex, and lean muscle mass. We… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
OBJECTIVE To summarize recent knowledge on the small molecular weight protein cystatin C (cys-C) and its use as a marker of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND It is well known that serum creatinine may be used as a marker of renal function only if taking into account factors… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Acute renal failure (ARF) is associated with high mortality. Presently, no specific therapy for ARF exists. Therefore… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Parasitic nematodes, living in the intestinal tract or within tissues of theirs hosts, are constantly exposed to an array of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Serum cystatin C (Cys C) has been proposed as a simple, accurate, and rapid endogenous marker of glomerular filtration… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Serum cystatin C has been suggested as a new marker of GFR. For the introduction of this marker into clinical use a rapid and… (More)
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