Elastases

Known as: elastase 
 
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2013
Review
2013
Elastases of both the neutrophil and macrophage have been implicated in lung disease initiation and progression. Although it is… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Degradation of elastin, the main amorphous component of elastic fibers, by elastases belonging to the serine, metallo, or… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Arterial stiffness is an independent determinant of cardiovascular risk, and arterial stiffening is the predominant… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
To address the role of neutrophil elastase in pulmonary emphysema, neutrophil elastase-deficient mice and wild-type littermate… (More)
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2001
2001
We have previously demonstrated that decreases in skin elasticity, accompanied by increases in the tortuosity of elastic fibers… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Frankincense extracts and boswellic acids, biologically active pentacyclic triterpenes of frankincense, block leukotriene… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
There is increasing evidence that extracellular matrix (ECM)-degrading proteinases contribute to the process of medial… (More)
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Review
1985
Review
1985
Many studies have been carried out in the past 10 yr dealing with the possible role of elastase in the pathogenesis of pulmonary… (More)
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Review
1982
Review
1982
The metabolic turnover of mature elastin fibers in adult animals is relatively slow. Although only small amounts of elastin are… (More)
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
Freshly prepared, aqueous solutions of cigarette smoke suppressed the elastase-inhibitory capacity of human serum… (More)
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