lens fiber cell differentiation

Known as: lens fibre cell differentiation 
The process in which a relatively unspecialized cell acquires specialized features of a lens fiber cell, any of the elongated, tightly packed cells… (More)
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2009
2009
In animal models, the dysregulated activity of calcium-activated proteases, calpains, contributes directly to cataract formation… (More)
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2008
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2008
The vertebrate lens provides an excellent model to study the mechanisms that regulate terminal differentiation. Although… (More)
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2007
2007
PURPOSE To describe a previously uncharacterized structural specialization in the mouse lens fiber cell and to delineate its… (More)
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2004
2004
Wnt signaling is implicated in many developmental processes, including cell fate changes. Several members of the Wnt family, as… (More)
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2002
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2002
Previous studies showed that the retina produces factors that promote the differentiation of lens fiber cells, and identified… (More)
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2000
2000
Actin filaments are integral components of the plasma membrane-associated cytoskeleton (membrane skeleton) and are believed to… (More)
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1995
1995
Filensin is a lens-specific intermediate filament protein, expressed in the lens fiber cells but not the lens epithelium. Using… (More)
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1994
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1994
Tumor suppressor proteins are believed to play a role in regulating cell cycle control during mammalian development. The E6 and… (More)
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1992
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1992
During normal differentiation, lens fiber cells lose their nuclei, mitochondria, and other membrane-bound organelles. In the… (More)
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1984
1984
A chick lens urea-soluble polypeptide of estimated mol. wt. 49 000 daltons is unique to fiber cell differentiation and is a… (More)
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