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  • n. A protease found in certain animal cells


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  • Seven out of nine family members generate active proteins through post-translational endoproteolysis of precursors at the specific recognition sequence Arg-X (Arg/Lys) (Arg/Lys), namely furin,

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  • [44] and examined in vitro their effects on proteolytic activities of three key members of PC-family enzymes namely furin, PC5 and PC7.

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  • Ginza Tanaka Kikinzoku Jewelry KK on Wednesday previewed its summer collection of "furin"

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  • The peak eluting at retention time (Rt) = 26.5 min was characterized as furin-Eda peptide (II) by both SELDI and MALDI-tof mass spectrometry using CHCA matrix [MW calculated = 2110, observed 2111 (M

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  • I looooves furin lankwich namez! and “pair” names. wii all takes turns wit naming the bebbeh shelta kittehs – and nawt efferywun can be fluffy or honee bunneh or _____ .

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  • Suddenly I'm feeling an uncontrollable urge to decorate my porch with some furin flags.

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  • The bells and their sounds are a symbol of summer throughout Japan and are called furin.

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  • I knowed a feller once that made a business of takin 'photografts in furin' parts.

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  • Mercapide J, Lopez De Cicco R, Bassi DE, Castresana JS, Thomas G, et al. (2002) Inhibition of furin-mediated processing results in suppression of astrocytoma cell growth and invasiveness.

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  • Siegfried G, Basak A, Cromlish JA, Benjannet S, Marcinkiewicz J, et al. (2003) The secretory proprotein convertases furin, PC5, and PC7 activate VEGF-C to induce tumorigenesis.

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