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B peptide

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

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the 20‐residue peptide cleaved from the β chains of a fibrinogen molecule when it is converted into fibrin by the proteolytic action of thrombin.

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B peptide

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

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the 20‐residue peptide cleaved from the β chains of a fibrinogen molecule when it is converted into fibrin by the proteolytic action of thrombin.

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B peptide

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 29 words.

the 20‐residue peptide cleaved from the β chains of a fibrinogen molecule when it is converted into fibrin by the

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<i>Lmx1b</i> controls peptide phenotypes in serotonergic and dopaminergic neurons

Rui Yan, Tianwen Huang, Zhiqin Xie, Guannan Xia, Hui Qian, Xiaolin Zhao and Leping Cheng.

in Acta Biochimica et Biophysica Sinica

May 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biochemistry. 3787 words.

Serotonin (5-HT) neurons synthesize a variety of peptides. How these peptides are controlled during development remains unclear. It has been reported that the co-localization of peptides...

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Immunogenic HLA-B7-restricted peptides of hTRT

Xochitl Cortez-Gonzalez, John Sidney, Olivier Adotevi, Alessandro Sette, Frederick Millard, Francois Lemonnier, Pierre Langlade-Demoyen and Maurizio Zanetti.

in International Immunology

December 2006; p ublished online October 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Immunology; Biological Sciences. 6759 words.

Telomerase reverse transcriptase (TRT) is the first bona fide common tumor antigen. While several 9mer peptides of the human TRT have been identified for HLA-A2, little information exists...

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Changes in B-type natriuretic peptides after surgical ventricular restoration

Ulrik Sartipy, Anders Albåge, Per Thomas Larsson, Per Insulander and Dan Lindblom.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

May 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 3502 words.

Objective: The aim of this study was to prospectively investigate changes in brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) and amino terminal pro-BNP (NT-pro-BNP) in relation to functional...

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Coronary angiography transiently increases plasma pro-B-type natriuretic peptide

Jens Peter Goetze, Wang Yongzhong, Jens F Rehfeld, Erik Jørgensen and Jens Kastrup.

in European Heart Journal

May 2004; p ublished online May 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 3388 words.

Aims Increased plasma concentrations of B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) and its precursor (proBNP) provide important prognostic information in patients presenting with acute...

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Clinical applications of B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) testing

M.R Cowie, P Jourdain, A Maisel, U Dahlstrom, F Follath, R Isnard, A Luchner, T McDonagh, J Mair, M Nieminen and G Francis.

in European Heart Journal

October 2003; p ublished online October 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 6378 words.

Many claims have been made in recent years regarding the utility of plasma B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) concentration measurements in the diagnosis, risk stratification and monitoring of...

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<i>In vitro</i> selection by using mutated GCN4-bZIP peptides for analysis of peptide-DNA interactions

Hiroyuki Furusawa, Takashi Morii and Yoshio Okahata.

in Nucleic Acids Symposium Series

October 2000; p ublished online October 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Chemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Genetics and Genomics; Molecular and Cell Biology. 0 words.

In vitro selection has been used as a method to determine the optimal binding site for DNA-inding proteins. We report here in vitro selection of dsDNA sequences that bind to...

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B‐type natriuretic peptide in the diagnosis of cardiac disease in elderly day hospital patients

Stuart D. Hutcheon, Neil D. Gillespie, Allan D. Struthers and Marion E. T. McMurdo.

in Age and Ageing

July 2002; p ublished online July 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 0 words.

Objectives: heart failure is primarily a disease of elderly people. Current guidelines suggest all patients with suspected heart failure should undergo objective assessment,...

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<i>Staphylococcus aureus</i> small colony variants are resistant to the antimicrobial peptide lactoferricin B

Ørjan Samuelsen, Hanne Husom Haukland, Barbara C. Kahl, Christof von Eiff, Richard A. Proctor, Hilde Ulvatne, Kjersti Sandvik and Lars H. Vorland.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

December 2005; p ublished online December 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 1874 words.

Objectives: To determine whether Staphylococcus aureus small colony variants (SCVs) are resistant to the antimicrobial peptide lactoferricin B. To assess if deficiency in...

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Vaccination With a Latch Peptide Provides Serotype-Independent Protection Against Group B Streptococcus Infection in Mice

Shun-Mei Lin, A-Yeung Jang, Yong Zhi, Shuang Gao, Sangyong Lim, Jae Hyang Lim, Joon Young Song, Paul M Sullam, Joon Haeng Rhee and Ho Seong Seo.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

December 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 5746 words.

Abstract

Streptococcus agalactiae (group B streptococcus [GBS]) is a leading cause of invasive diseases in neonates and severe infections in...

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Selective Interaction of Synthetic Antimicrobial Peptides Derived from Sapecin B with Lipid Bilayers

Yutaka Hirakura, Juan Alverez-Bravo, Sho-ichiro Kurata, Shunji Natori and Yutaka Kirino.

in The Journal of Biochemistry

December 1996; p ublished online December 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biochemistry. 0 words.

By measuring carboxyfluorescein leakage from liposomes and the increase in membrane current through planar lipid bilayer membranes, we examined the capacities of a series of...

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Prognostic utility of B-type natriuretic peptides in patients with heart failure and renal dysfunction

Bård Waldum, Viera Stubnova, Arne S. Westheim, Torbjørn Omland, Morten Grundtvig and Ingrid Os.

in Clinical Kidney Journal

February 2013; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nephrology. 5129 words.

Background

Renal dysfunction is considered a confounding variable in the interpretation of B-type natriuretic peptides (BNPs) and their amino-terminal...

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Rice Peptide Deformylase PDF1B is Crucial for Development of Chloroplasts

Sunok Moon, Carmela Giglione, Dong-Yeon Lee, Suyoung An, Dong-Hoon Jeong, Thierry Meinnel and Gynheung An.

in Plant and Cell Physiology

October 2008; p ublished online August 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biochemistry; Molecular and Cell Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 6277 words.

Because protein synthesis begins with N-formylmethionine in plant endosymbiotic organelles, removal of the formyl group by peptide deformylase (PDF) is essential to allowing the excision of...

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Targeting cyclin B1 through peptide-based delivery of siRNA prevents tumour growth

Laurence Crombez, May Catherine Morris, Sandrine Dufort, Gudrun Aldrian-Herrada, Quan Nguyen, Gary Mc Master, Jean-Luc Coll, Frederic Heitz and Gilles Divita.

in Nucleic Acids Research

August 2009; p ublished online May 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Chemistry; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Genetics and Genomics; Molecular and Cell Biology. 5936 words.

The development of short interfering RNA (siRNA), has provided great hope for therapeutic targeting of specific genes responsible for patholological disorders. However, the poor cellular...

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Plasma B-type natriuretic peptide concentration in β-thalassaemia patients

Athanasios Aessopos, Dimitrios Farmakis, Aikaterini Polonifi, Maria Tsironi, Christina Fragodimitri, Antonia Hatziliami, Markisia Karagiorga and Evanthia Diamanti-Kandarakis.

in European Journal of Heart Failure

May 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 2968 words.

Background

Plasma B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) concentration has significant diagnostic accuracy and prognostic value in various forms of heart disease....

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Fungicidal and binding properties of the natural peptides cecropin B and dermaseptin

A.J. De Lucca, J.M. Bland, T.J. Jacks, C. Grimm and T.J. Walsh.

in Medical Mycology

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; Environmental Science. 0 words.

In vitro fungicidal properties of cecropin B and dermaseptin were explored using non-germinating and germinating conidia from Aspergillus flavus, A. fumigatus, A. niger,...

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The cyclic guanosine monophosphate/B-type natriuretic peptide ratio and mortality in advanced heart failure

Patrícia Lourenço, José Paulo Araújo, Ana Azevedo, António Ferreira and Paulo Bettencourt.

in European Journal of Heart Failure

February 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 3977 words.

Aims

Attenuation of the effects of natriuretic peptides has been demonstrated in animal models but studies in humans are scarce, particularly concerning...

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B-type natriuretic peptide to assess haemodynamic status after cardiac surgery

A. Mekontso-Dessap, L. Tual, M. Kirsch, G. D'Honneur, D. Loisance, L. Brochard and J.-L. Teboul.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

December 2006; p ublished online October 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 2850 words.

Background. B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) is the most powerful hormonal marker of left ventricular dysfunction and could be considered as an indicator of ventricular...

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B-type natriuretic peptide levels in patients with functionally univentricular hearts after total cavopulmonary connection

Andreas M.E. Koch, Stefan Zink, Helmut Singer and Sven Dittrich.

in European Journal of Heart Failure

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 1241 words.

Aims:

To assess plasma B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) levels in patients with univentricular hearts late after volume unloading by total cavopulmonary...

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