PTX3 protein, human

Known as: TNF Alpha-Induced Protein 5, Pentraxin 3, Pentaxin-Related Protein PTX3 
Pentraxin-related protein PTX3 (381 aa, ~42 kDa) is encoded by the human PTX3 gene. This protein is involved in both inflammation and complement… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
OBJECTIVES This study investigated the clinical significance of plasma pentraxin 3 (PTX3) levels in patients with heart failure… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Pentraxin 3 (PTX3) is a soluble pattern recognition molecule playing a nonredundant role in resistance against Aspergillus… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to evaluate the distribution of pentraxin 3 (PTX3) values in healthy subjects and to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
During resolution of an inflammatory response, recruited neutrophil granulocytes undergo apoptosis and are removed by tissue… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Pentraxin 3 (PTX3) and C-reactive protein (CRP) are members of the pentraxin superfamily. PTX3 expression is induced in response… (More)
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2006
2006
Microglia, the innate immune effector cells of the CNS parenchyma, express TLR that recognize conserved motifs of microorganisms… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Pentraxin 3 (PTX3) is a prototypic long pentraxin with structural similarities in the C-terminal domain to the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Inflammation has a pathogenetic role in acute myocardial infarction (MI). Pentraxin-3 (PTX3), a long pentraxin… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Inflammation is a critical contributing factor to the development and the progression of atherosclerosis. Recently, the acute… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Pentraxin-3 (PTX3), an acute-phase protein that belongs to the family of the PTXs, is found elevated in septic shock and… (More)
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