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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The apical surface of mouse urothelium is covered by two-dimensional crystals (plaques) of uroplakin (UP) particles. To study… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Escherichia coli entry into the bladder is met with potent innate defenses, including neutrophil influx and epithelial… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Although water, small nonelectrolytes, and gases are freely permeable through most biological membranes, apical membranes of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
  • Xue-Ru WuS, J. Lins, +5 authors Tung-Tien SunSn
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The asymmetric unit membrane (AUM) forms the apical plaques of mammalian urothelium and is believed to play a role in… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Urothelium synthesizes a group of integral membrane proteins called uroplakins, which form two-dimensional crystals (urothelial… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Virtually all uropathogenic strains of Escherichia coli encode filamentous surface adhesive organelles called type 1 pili. High… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
The differentiation of mammalian urothelium culminates in the formation of asymmetrical unit membrane (AUM). Using gradient… (More)
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