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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
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Pax6 is a key transcription factor in eye development, particularly in lens development, but its molecular action has not been… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
ABSTRACT SOX proteins bind similar DNA motifs through their high-mobility-group (HMG) domains, but their action is highly… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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1991
1991
The major soluble protein in the lenses of most birds and reptiles is delta-crystallin. In chickens and ducks the delta… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
The lens structural protein delta-crystallin and the metabolic enzyme argininosuccinate lyase (ASL; L-argininosuccinate arginine… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
To produce a model of transgenic fish, recombinant plasmids containing chicken delta-crystallin gene were microinjected into the… Expand
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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… Expand
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