"Lipocalin-2" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A lipocalin of approximately 200 amino acids that functions as an iron transporter and is expressed by cells of BONE MARROW and many other cells with secretory functions. It is involved in APOPTOSIS and may function to limit pathogenic bacterial growth as part of the INNATE IMMUNE RESPONSE.
- Lipocalin 2
- NGAL Protein
- Oncogene 24p3 Protein
- Siderocalin Protein
- Neutrophil Gelatinase-Associated Lipocalin
- Neutrophil Gelatinase Associated Lipocalin
- Lipocalin-2 Protein
- Lipocalin 2 Protein
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Lipocalin-2" by people in Profiles.
Identification and validation of biomarkers of persistent acute kidney injury: the RUBY study. Intensive Care Med. 2020 05; 46(5):943-953.
Interactions between the gut microbiome and host gene regulation in cystic fibrosis. Genome Med. 2020 01 28; 12(1):12.
Comparative Performance of Urinary Biomarkers for Vancomycin-Induced Kidney Injury According to Timeline of Injury. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2019 07; 63(7).
Relation of Serum and Urine Renal Biomarkers to Cardiovascular Risk in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Recent Acute Coronary Syndromes (From the EXAMINE Trial). Am J Cardiol. 2019 02 01; 123(3):382-391.
Predicting Acute Renal Injury in Cancer Patients Receiving Cisplatin Using Urinary Neutrophil Gelatinase-Associated Lipocalin and Cystatin C. Clin Transl Sci. 2018 07; 11(4):420-427.
Kidney Biomarkers and Decline in eGFR in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 03 07; 13(3):398-405.
First Post-Operative Urinary Kidney Injury Biomarkers and Association with the Duration of AKI in the TRIBE-AKI Cohort. PLoS One. 2016; 11(8):e0161098.
Biomarkers in Acute Kidney Injury. Crit Care Clin. 2015 Oct; 31(4):633-48.
Association of Perioperative Plasma Neutrophil Gelatinase-Associated Lipocalin Levels with 3-Year Mortality after Cardiac Surgery: A Prospective Observational Cohort Study. PLoS One. 2015; 10(6):e0129619.
Effect of iodinated contrast medium in diabetic rat kidneys as evaluated by blood-oxygenation-level-dependent magnetic resonance imaging and urinary neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin. Invest Radiol. 2015 Jun; 50(6):392-6.