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The heritable sheep cataract : a model with which to investigate calpain involvement in cataractogenesis
(Lincoln University, 1997)
Calpains represent a family of non-lysosomal calcium-dependent proteases. Lenses from a variety of animals have been shown to contain calpain and its endogenous inhibitor, calpastatin. During cataractogenesis calcium levels ...
The role of proteases in development of cancer in mice
(Lincoln University, 1998)
Mice of the A/J strain are useful models for cancer because they develop tumours spontaneously after treatment with ethylcarbamate. The first study was to investigate the changes in protease activity in tumour bearing and ...