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chymase activity

OBSOLETE. Catalysis of the preferential cleavage: Phe-Xaa > Tyr-Xaa > Trp-Xaa > Leu-Xaa. [EC:3.4.21.39]
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2017
Highly Cited
2017
BACKGROUND The renin-angiotensin system (RAS) is activated in heart failure (HF) and inhibition of RAS is a mainstay therapy for… Expand
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2009
2009
OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that stimulation of chymase secretion may contribute to plaque vulnerability and inhibition of… Expand
2008
2008
Matrix metalloproteinase (MMP)-9 plays an important role in the pathogenesis of colitis. Recent studies have demonstrated that… Expand
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2008
2008
Abstract Secretory leukocyte protease inhibitor (SLPI) is a protease inhibitor of the whey acidic protein-like family inhibiting… Expand
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2005
2005
BACKGROUND Tissue angiotensin II (ANG II) levels are elevated in both kidneys in renovascular hypertension (RVH). It has been… Expand
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVES Recent studies have demonstrated that hamsters, like humans, possess both angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE)- and… Expand
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Previously, we reported that levels of chymase activity and its mRNA in cardiac tissues were significantly increased along with… Expand
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2003
2003
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  • Journal of the American Society of Nephrology…
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In this issue of JASN , Huang et al. ([1][1]) report an immunohistochemical study in patients with diabetic nephropathy. While… Expand
2001
2001
Abstract: Tryptase and chymase are the major serine proteinases of skin mast cells but their biologic significance depends on… Expand
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Chymases are highly basic chymotrypsin-like serine proteases expressed exclusively by mast cells. Large amounts of chymases… Expand