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Metallothionein

Known as: Metallothionein [Chemical/Ingredient], Metallothioneins 
A low-molecular-weight (approx. 10 kD) protein occurring in the cytoplasm of kidney cortex and liver. It is rich in cysteinyl residues and contains… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Metallothioneins (MTs) are small cysteine-rich proteins that play important roles in metal homeostasis and protection against… Expand
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Review
2009
Review
2009
The discovery of the cadmium (Cd)-binding protein from horse kidney in 1957 marked the birth of research on this low-molecular… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Skeletal muscle atrophy is a debilitating response to starvation and many systemic diseases including diabetes, cancer, and renal… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Zinc is one of the most abundant nutritionally essential elements in the human body. It is found in all body tissues with 85% of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The metallothioneins (MT) are small, cysteine-rich heavy metal-binding proteins which participate in an array of protective… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
An integration of knowledge concerning regulation of metallothionein expression with research on metallothionein's proposed… Expand
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Metallothioneins (MT) are low-molecular-weight, cysteine-rich, metal-binding proteins. MT genes are readily induced by various… Expand
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Review
1998
Review
1998
Biochemistry and genetics are both required to elucidate the function of macromolecules. There is no question that… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
We postulate a novel and general mechanism in which the redox-active sulfur donor group of cyst(e)ine confers oxidoreductive… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
A DNA fragment containing the promoter of the mouse metallothionein-I gene fused to the structural gene of rat growth hormone was… Expand
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