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Prohormone Convertases

Known as: Convertase, Prohormone, Convertases, Prohormone, Prohormone Convertase 
 
National Institutes of Health

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2010
Highly Cited
2010
The islet of Langerhans is a highly vascularized micro-organ consisting of not only ß-cells but multiple cell types such as… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
CONTEXT Congenital deficiency of the neuroendocrine-specific enzyme prohormone convertase (PC) 1/3 leads to a syndrome… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Islet amyloid, formed by aggregation of islet amyloid polypeptide (IAPP; amylin), is a pathological characteristic of the… Expand
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2004
2004
Body weight is controlled by the activation of signal transduction pathways in both the brain and peripheral tissues… Expand
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2001
2001
A spontaneous point mutation in the coding region of the carboxypeptidase E (CPE) gene results in a loss of CPE activity that… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Five novel peptides were identified in the brains of mice lacking active carboxypeptidase E, a neuropeptide-processing enzyme… Expand
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2000
2000
Prodynorphin, a multifunctional precursor of several important opioid peptides, is expressed widely in the CNS. It is processed… Expand
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1996
1996
Although previous efforts to produce significant quantities of purified prohormone convertase 2 from either recombinant or… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Proglucagon is processed differentially in the pancreatic alpha cells and the intestinal L cells to yield either glucagon or… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The neuroendocrine polypeptide 7B2 is a highly conserved secretory protein selectively present in prohormone-producing cells… Expand
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