Gizzard

Known as: VENTRICULUS, Gizzards, Avian Ventriculus 
The posterior portion of the avian stomach located between the PROVENTRICULUS and INTESTINE. It consists of a thick muscular wall and small stones… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
A 42-d trial was conducted to study the influence of 2 plant extracts on performance, digestibility, and digestive organ weights… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Rho-associated kinase (Rho-kinase) from chicken gizzard smooth muscle was purified to apparent homogeneity (160 kDa on SDS… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
1. Smooth muscle contraction is activated primarily by the Ca2+-calmodulin (CaM)-dependent phosphorylation of the 20 kDa light… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Differentiated smooth muscle cells typically contain a mixture of muscle (alpha and gamma) and cytoplasmic (beta and gamma) actin… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
The 68-kD protein (paxillin) is a cytoskeletal component that localizes to the focal adhesions at the ends of actin stress fibers… (More)
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Rhodamine-labeled actin microinjected into living embryonic chicken gizzard cells became associated with its characteristic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
The ultrastructural localization of three cytoskeletal proteins, alpha-actinin, tropomyosin, and vinculin, in the brush border of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
A calmodulin-binding protein called "caldesmon" was purified from chicken gizzard muscle as the major calmodulin-binding protein… (More)
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Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
A protein with a molecular weight of 130,000 (130K protein) was extracted from chicken gizzard and purified to homogeneity by… (More)
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
In our previous study (Onishi, H., Susuki, H., Nakamura, k., and Watanabe, S. J. Biochem. 83, 835-847, 1978), we found it to be… (More)
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