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delta-Crystallins

Known as: Crystallins, delta, delta-Crystallin, delta Crystallins 
A subclass of crystallins found in the lens (LENS, CRYSTALLINE) in BIRDS and REPTILES. They are inactive forms of the enzyme argininosuccinate lyase.
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
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Highly Cited
2001
Pax6 is a key transcription factor in eye development, particularly in lens development, but its molecular action has not been… 
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Activation of the first lens-specific gene of the chicken, delta 1-crystallin, is dependent on a group of lens nuclear factors… 
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The abundance of delta-crystallin in the chicken eye lens provides an advantageous marker for tissue-specific gene expression… 
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The repressor delta EF1 was discovered by its action on the DC5 fragment of the lens-specific delta 1-crystallin enhancer. C… 
Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
The lens structural protein delta-crystallin and the metabolic enzyme argininosuccinate lyase (ASL; L-argininosuccinate arginine… 
Review
1988
Review
1988
  • G. Eguchi
  • Cell Differentiation and Development
  • 1988
  • Corpus ID: 23552287
Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Crystallins, the principal components of the lens, have been regarded simply as soluble, structural proteins. It now appears that… 
Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
Embryonic chick cells of the presumptive lens ectoderm are induced to differentiate into a lens by the optic vesicle, an…