Tuftsin

Known as: Tuftsin [Chemical/Ingredient], L-Threonyl-L-Lysyl-L-Prolyl-L-Arginine, L-Thr-L-Lys-L-Pro-L-Arg 
N(2)-((1-(N(2)-L-Threonyl)-L-lysyl)-L-prolyl)-L-arginine. A tetrapeptide produced in the spleen by enzymatic cleavage of a leukophilic gamma-globulin… (More)
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2008
2008
HIV infected macrophages are considered as reservoirs for spreading the virus in AIDS patients. Tuftsin not only binds… (More)
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2007
2007
BACKGROUND Myelin Oligodendrocyte Glycoprotein (MOG)-induced experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE) is the most commonly… (More)
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2006
2006
The purpose of this study was to determine if injections of different dosages of tuftsin would enhance the immune response and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Tuftsin, Thr-Lys-Pro-Arg (TKPR), is an immunostimulatory peptide with reported nervous system effects as well. We unexpectedly… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) causes morbidity and mortality and commonly follows the reperfusion after an ischemic event… (More)
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Review
1999
Review
1999
After a short description of the results of Victor Najjar's research on tuftsin and of the discoveries done by other authors in… (More)
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Review
1989
Review
1989
Tuftsin is a tetrapeptide, Thr-Lys-Pro-Arg, which resides in the Fc-domain of the heavy chain of immunoglobulin G. The peptide… (More)
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1985
1985
Tuftsin acts at the hypothalamus level to stimulate thyrotropin-releasing hormone and thyrotropin secretion in rats. 
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1983
Highly Cited
1983
A murine model was used to test the effects of various therapeutic modalities on the rate of death following intra-abdominal… (More)
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1979
1979
The binding of [3H]tuftsin to normal and in vivo stimulated mouse peritoneal macrophage populations was studied at 22 degrees C… (More)
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