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A Phylogenetic Analysis of the Lipocalin Protein Family

Lipocalin allergen Bos d 2 is a weak immunogen

Exon-Intron Structure and Evolution of the Lipocalin Gene Family

Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin as a biomarker for lupus nephritis

Special conditions allow binding of the siderophore salmochelin to siderocalin (NGAL-lipocalin)

Lipocalin-type prostaglandin D synthase as a regulator of the retinoic acid signalling in melanocytes

Roborovskin, a Lipocalin in the Urine of the Roborovski Hamster, Phodopus roborovskii

Fatty Acids Bound to Recombinant Tear Lipocalin and Their Role in Structural Stabilization

Probing the structure of the ligand binding cavity of lipocalins by fluorescence spectroscopy.

Urinary neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin as a novel biomarker for disease activity in lupus nephritis

Compact Packing of Lipocalin-type Prostaglandin D Synthase Induced by Binding of Lipophilic Ligands

Chronic renovascular hypertension is associated with elevated levels of neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin

Urine neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin identifies unilateral and bilateral urinary tract obstruction

Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin—an emerging troponin for kidney injury

Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) reflects iron status in haemodialysis patients

P-002Suppression of lipocalin-2 promotes the epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition in human colorectal cancer cells

Down-regulation of lipocalin 2 suppresses the growth of human lung adenocarcinoma through oxidative stress involving Nrf2/HO-1 signaling


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A superfamily of extracellular proteins (18–20 kDa) that bind lipophilic molecules, such as retinol, porphyrins, and odorants, by enclosure within their structures, minimizing solvent contact. Examples include retinol-binding protein, β-lactoglobulin, and orosomucoid. A number of lipocalin isoforms are found in tears and lipocalins have been found in many tissues. Neutrophil-gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL, lipocalin-2) has been used as a biomarker in the detection of acute renal failure in children after cardiac surgery.

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