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tau-Crystallins

Known as: Crystallins, tau, tau-Crystallins [Chemical/Ingredient], tau Crystallins 
A type of crystallin that has been found in the lens (LENS, CRYSTALLINE) of certain species of VERTEBRATES. They are inactivated form of… Expand
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2013
2013
Age-onset cataracts are believed to be expedited by the accumulation of UV-damaged human γD-crystallins in the eye lens. Here we… Expand
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2013
2013
PURPOSE The prevalence of cataract increases with age. Conversely, the abundance of native α-crystallin diminishes with age and… Expand
2005
2005
Alpha-crystallin, composed of two subunits, alphaA and alphaB, has been shown to function as a molecular chaperone that prevents… Expand
2002
2002
PURPOSE To investigate the influence of diabetes on the cleavage of C-terminal amino acid residues of alphaA- and alphaB… Expand
2002
2002
The eye lens small heat shock proteins (sHSP), αA‐ and αB‐crystallins, have been shown to function like molecular chaperones… Expand
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The chaperone activity and biophysical properties of recombinant human αA- and αB-crystallins were studied by light scattering… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
PURPOSE With age, human lens crystallins become more pigmented, oxidized, modified by ascorbate oxidation and advanced glycation… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
tau-Crystallin has been a major component of the cellular lenses of species throughout vertebrate evolution, from lamprey to… 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
1968
1968
  • J. Zwaan
  • Experimental eye research
  • 1968
  • Corpus ID: 41297936
The number of crystallins demonstrable in the lenses of various species by zone electrophoretic techniques is in general larger… Expand