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elastase activity

OBSOLETE. Catalysis of the hydrolysis of elastin. [ISBN:0198506732]
National Institutes of Health

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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Background— Arterial stiffness is an independent determinant of cardiovascular risk, and arterial stiffening is the predominant… 
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Abstract We have previously demonstrated that decreases in skin elasticity, accompanied by increases in the tortuosity of elastic… 
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Dressings for chronic human wounds have been aimed at protection, removal of exudate, and improved appearance. However since the… 
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The inhibitory effects of 150 medicinal plants on elastase activity were investigated. Among the 150 plants, six plant extracts… 
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The stability of peptide growth factors exposed to fluids from healing surgical wounds and from nonhealing chronic wounds was… 
Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The granulocyte elastase activity and the immuno-reactive (antigenic) granulocyte elastase of gingival crevicular fluid (GCF… 
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Elastin is critical to the structural integrity of a variety of connective tissues. Only a select group of enzymes has thus far… 
Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
We characterized the elastase and antielastase activity of the alveolar fluid of seven patients with the adult respiratory… 
Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
Elastase activity was measured in concentrated, cell-free bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL), using the synthetic substrate… 
Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
As an approach to facilitating the understanding of proteinases associated with monocytes we have studied U-937 monocytelike…