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Expression of recombinant αAins-crystallin and not αA-crystallin inhibits bacterial growth

Molecular Evolution of the βγ Lens Crystallin Superfamily: Evidence for a Retained Ancestral Function in γN Crystallins?

Kinetic Characterization of the Endogenous Glutathione Transferase Activity of Octopus Lens S-Crystallin

Chemical Modulation of the Chaperone Function of Human αA-Crystallin

The C-terminal domains of gammaS-crystallin pair about a distorted twofold axis.

A Comparative View of Alpha Crystallins: The contribution of comparative studies to understanding function1

Gene Sharing, Lens Crystallins and Speculations on an Eye/Ear Evolutionary Relationship1

Suppression of GFAP toxicity by αB-crystallin in mouse models of Alexander disease

Autosomal Dominant Congenital Cataract Associated with a Missense Mutation in the Human Alpha Crystallin Gene CRYAA

c-Maf, the γD-crystallin Maf-responsive element and growth factor regulation

Antagonistic action of Six3 and Prox1 at the γ-crystallin promoter

Functional interactions between alternatively spliced forms of Pax6 in crystallin gene regulation and in haploinsufficiency

Expression of αB-crystallin overrides the anti-apoptotic activity of XIAP

αB-Crystallin overexpression in astrocytes modulates the phenotype of the BACHD mouse model of Huntington's disease

Transcriptional analysis of three Bacillus subtilis genes coding for proteins with the α-crystallin domain characteristic of small heat shock proteins


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A family of structural proteins in the lens of the vertebrate eye. However, some crystallins play an enzymatic role in other tissues. For example, in reptiles and birds a form of crystallin is found in heart muscle, where it functions as a lactic dehydrogenase.

Subjects: Chemistry — Medicine and Health.

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