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alpha-Crystallins

Known as: alpha crystallin, alpha Crystallins, alpha-Crystallin 
A subclass of crystallins that provides the majority of refractive power and translucency to the lens (LENS, CRYSTALLINE) in VERTEBRATES. Alpha… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Small heat shock proteins alphaA and alphaB crystallin form highly polydisperse oligomers that frustrate protein aggregation… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Small heat shock proteins (sHsps) are a family of large and dynamic oligomers highly expressed in long-lived cells of muscle… Expand
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Review
2007
Review
2007
  • Usha P. Andley
  • Progress in Retinal and Eye Research
  • 2007
  • Corpus ID: 29317220
Crystallins are the predominant structural proteins in the lens that are evolutionarily related to stress proteins. They were… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
In the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans, formation of the long-lived dauer larva and adult aging are both controlled by insulin… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Unlike many pathogens that are overtly toxic to their hosts, the primary virulence determinant of Mycobacterium tuberculosis… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Publisher Summary The goal of this chapter is to clarify the diversity within the heat shock proteins (sHsps) family and to… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The majority of active tuberculosis cases arise as a result of reactivation of latent organisms which are quiescent within the… Expand
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Review
1993
Review
1993
The common characteristic of the alpha-crystallin/small heat-shock protein family is the presence of a conserved homologous… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
  • Joseph Horwitz
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 1992
  • Corpus ID: 38227297
The alpha-crystallins (alpha A and alpha B) are major lens structural proteins of the vertebrate eye that are related to the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
The primary base sequence of the protein coding regions of the four small heat shock genes of Drosophila melanogaster present at… Expand
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