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Proprotein

Known as: Propeptide 
An inactive protein precursor that is made active by cleavage or glycosylation.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Sclerostin, an osteocyte-secreted protein, negatively regulates osteoblasts and inhibits bone formation. In this first-in-human… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Myocardial fibrosis is a hallmark of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and a proposed substrate for arrhythmias and heart… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Myostatin is a transforming growth factor-β family member that acts as a negative regulator of skeletal muscle mass. To identify… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
The matrix metalloproteinase (MMP) family of extracellular proteinases regulates development and physiologic events. Genetic… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Glycosylphosphatidylinositol (GPI) lipid anchoring is a common posttranslational modification known mainly from extracellular… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Changes of bone turnover with aging are responsible for bone loss and play a major role in osteoporosis. Although an increase of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Gelatinase A and membrane-type metalloproteinase (MT1-MMP) were able to process human procollagenase-3 (Mr 60,000) to the fully… Expand
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Review
1995
Review
1995
In recent years, a group of antibacterial proteins produced by gram-positive bacteria have attracted great interest in their… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
In Saccharomyces cerevisiae the vacuolar protein aminopeptidase I (API) is localized to the vacuole independent of the secretory… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
To evaluate the clinical utility of recently developed biochemical markers of bone turnover to monitor the response of… Expand
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