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Alpha2-HS glycoprotein: a protein in search of a function

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  • Philippe Arnaud,

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    1. Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA
    • Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical University of South Carolina, 171 Ashley Avenue, PO Box 250504, Charleston, SC 29405, USA.
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  • Laszlo Kalabay

    1. Semmelweis University, Faculty of Medicine, 3rd Department of Internal Medicine, Budapest, Hungary
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Abstract

In this issue (pp. 305–310) Jun Ren and Amy J. Davidoff author an article entitled ‘Alpha2-HS glycoprotein, a putative inhibitor of tyrosine kinase, prevents glucose toxicity associated with cardiomyocyte dysfunction’. The protein responsible for this biological activity has recently come to the forefront of research on the biological activity of plasma proteins. Copyright © 2002 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

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