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Uroplakins

Known as: Uroplakin, Uroplakins [Chemical/Ingredient] 
Specialized membrane glycoproteins that are found on UROTHELIUM cells. They associate into a hexagonal array of 16-nm cell surface particles which… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Urinary tract infections are the second most common infectious disease in humans and are predominantly caused by uropathogenic E… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Although it has been shown that mouse uroplakin (UP) Ia, a major glycoprotein of urothelial apical surface, can serve as the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Tetraspanin uroplakins (UPs) Ia and Ib, together with their single-spanning transmembrane protein partners UP II and IIIa, form a… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Escherichia coli entry into the bladder is met with potent innate defenses, including neutrophil influx and epithelial… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
  • P. Hu, S. Meyers, +4 authors T. Sun
  • American journal of physiology. Renal physiology
  • 2002
  • Corpus ID: 11190213
Although water, small nonelectrolytes, and gases are freely permeable through most biological membranes, apical membranes of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The binding of uropathogenic Escherichia coli to the urothelial surface is a crucial initial event for establishing urinary tract… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Urinary tract infections, caused mainly by Escherichia coli, are among the most common infectious diseases. Most isolates of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
  • X. Wu, J. Lin, +4 authors T. Sun
  • The Journal of biological chemistry
  • 1994
  • Corpus ID: 17876884
The asymmetric unit membrane (AUM) forms the apical plaques of mammalian urothelium and is believed to play a role in… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The mammalian bladder epithelium elaborates, as a terminal differentiation product, a specialized plasma membrane called… Expand
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