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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… 
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2013
Review
2013
Free radicals are chemical particles containing one or more unpaired electrons, which may be part of the molecule. They cause the… 
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2003
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2003
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2002
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2002
Among the heavy metal-binding ligands in plant cells the phytochelatins (PCs) and metallothioneins (MTs) are the best… 
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2002
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2002
Abstract. Metallothioneins (MTs) are intracellular, low molecular, low molecular weight, cysteine-rich proteins. Ubiquitous in… 
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1999
Review
1999
Metallothioneins (MT) are low-molecular-weight, cysteine-rich, metal-binding proteins. MT genes are readily induced by various… 
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1998
Review
1998
  • R. Palmiter
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 1998
  • Corpus ID: 26597263
Biochemistry and genetics are both required to elucidate the function of macromolecules. There is no question that… 
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
  • W. Maret, B. Vallee
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 1998
  • Corpus ID: 24555211
We postulate a novel and general mechanism in which the redox-active sulfur donor group of cyst(e)ine confers oxidoreductive… 
Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Resistance to antineoplastic agents is the major obstacle to curative therapy of cancer. Tumor cell lines with acquired… 
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…