Human Glandular Kallikrein 2

Known as: hK2 Kallikrein, Glandular Kallikrein 2 Precursor, Prostate Specific Kallikrein 
Kallikrein-2 (261 aa, ~29 kDa) is encoded by the human KLK2 gene. This protein plays a role in proteolysis and vasodilation.
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2006
2006
BACKGROUND Human glandular kallikrein (hK2) has been shown to add important information regarding the early detection and staging… (More)
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2006
2006
BACKGROUND Prostate cancer cells secrete unique proteases such as prostate-specific antigen (PSA) and human glandular kallikrein… (More)
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2000
2000
BACKGROUND Human glandular kallikrein 2 (hK2) is expressed in the prostate and is present in serum from men with prostate cancer… (More)
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2000
2000
OBJECTIVES To study quantitatively the relative expression of human glandular kallikrein 2 (hK2) and prostate-specific antigen… (More)
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1999
1999
OBJECTIVES Human glandular kallikrein 2 (hK2) and prostate-specific antigen (PSA) are members of a multigene family of serine… (More)
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1999
1999
OBJECTIVES To describe the expression of a potential new tumor marker, human glandular kallikrein 2 (hK2), in primary… (More)
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1999
1999
It has been demonstrated that prostate-specific antigen (PSA), in spite of its name, can be detected in body fluids and tumors… (More)
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1999
1999
BACKGROUND Human glandular kallikrein (hK2) is a serine protease that has 79% amino acid identity with prostate-specific antigen… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) and human glandular kallikrein 2 (hK2) are glandular kallikreins secreted by the prostate gland… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
OBJECTIVES We describe the expression of a potentially new tumor marker, human glandular kallikrein 2 (hK2), that may be useful… (More)
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