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Cysteine Proteases

Known as: Cysteine Protease, Proteases, Cysteine, Proteinases, Cysteine 
An enzyme that contains an unpaired cysteine in the active site which acts as a nucleophilic thiol to catalyze the proteolytic processing of other… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Tumors develop through successive stages characterized by changes in gene expression and protein function. Gene expression… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Atherosclerosis is an inflammatory disease characterized by extensive remodeling of the extracellular matrix architecture of the… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Antigen presentation by both classical MHC class II molecules and the non-classical MHC class I-like molecule CD1D requires their… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Cysteine proteases play numerous indispensable roles in the biology of parasitic organisms. Aside from previously known general… Expand
Review
2000
Review
2000
Lysosomal cysteine proteases were believed to be mainly involved in intracellular protein degradation. Under special conditions… Expand
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Programmed cell death (PCD) is a process by which cells in many organisms die. The basic morphological and biochemical features… Expand
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Review
1998
Review
1998
SUMMARY Proteases represent the class of enzymes which occupy a pivotal position with respect to their physiological roles as… Expand
Review
1997
Review
1997
Cysteine proteases have traditionally been viewed as lysosomal mediators of terminal protein degradation. However, recent… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Physiological levels of shear stress alter the genetic programm of cultured endothelial cells and are associated with reduced… Expand
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Review
1989
Review
1989
Evidence is presented, based on sequence comparison and secondary structure prediction, of structural and evolutionary… Expand