Lipocalin-2

Known as: Siderocalin Protein, Lipocalin-2 [Chemical/Ingredient], NGAL Protein 
A lipocalin of approximately 200 amino acids that functions as an iron transporter and is expressed by cells of BONE MARROW and many other cells with… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
Recent studies have shown that overweight and obesity play an important role in the development of osteoarthritis (OA). However… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that, without diagnostic changes in serum creatinine, increased… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
In response to enteric pathogens, the inflamed intestine produces antimicrobial proteins, a process mediated by the cytokines IL… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Astrocytes, the most abundant glial cell type in the brain, provide metabolic and trophic support to neurons and modulate… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Urinary neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (Ngal or lipocalin 2) is a very early and sensitive biomarker of kidney injury… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVE We identified lipocalin 2 (Lcn2) as a gene induced by dexamethasone and tumor necrosis factor-alpha in cultured… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Lipocalin-2, a 25-kDa secreted glycoprotein, is a useful biomarker for early detection of various renal injuries… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Diverse functions have been reported for lipocalin 2. To investigate these functions in vivo, we generated gene-targeted… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Numerous bacteria cope with the scarcity of iron in their microenvironment by synthesizing small iron-scavenging molecules known… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Although iron is required to sustain life, its free concentration and metabolism have to be tightly regulated. This is achieved… (More)
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