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Charles Sparks

Concepts (374)

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Name Number of pubs Most recent pub Pubs by all authors Concept score Why?
Apolipoproteins B
45
1981
174
6.350
Why?
Myocardial Infarction
18
1999
630
5.180
Why?
Liver
41
1979
870
4.290
Why?
Lipoproteins, VLDL
24
1976
45
4.260
Why?
Insulin
26
1986
626
3.770
Why?
Lipoproteins
16
1979
99
2.580
Why?
Cholesterol, HDL
8
2003
52
2.560
Why?
Polymorphism, Genetic
6
2007
191
2.180
Why?
Coronary Disease
4
2004
247
2.140
Why?
Metabolic Syndrome X
4
2003
56
1.930
Why?
C-Reactive Protein
10
2002
118
1.870
Why?
Triglycerides
16
1979
95
1.820
Why?
Hypertriglyceridemia
6
1996
23
1.730
Why?
Obesity
7
1991
301
1.680
Why?
Recurrence
14
1999
656
1.350
Why?
Apolipoproteins
17
1978
41
1.250
Why?
Rats
54
1976
4185
1.240
Why?
Inflammation
4
2005
518
1.130
Why?
Carrier Proteins
3
1996
410
1.080
Why?
Phospholipases A
2
2006
37
1.080
Why?
Male
61
1976
18870
1.010
Why?
Blood Glucose
8
1994
451
0.960
Why?
Fatty Liver
2
2008
30
0.950
Why?
Proportional Hazards Models
10
2000
398
0.930
Why?
Cholesterol Ester Transfer Proteins
2
2010
14
0.890
Why?
Animals
62
1976
15647
0.860
Why?
Hepatocytes
2
2002
54
0.850
Why?
Thrombospondins
1
2011
11
0.780
Why?
Arteritis
1
2011
14
0.780
Why?
Diabetes Mellitus
2
2001
162
0.780
Why?
Risk Factors
13
1999
2172
0.780
Why?
RNA, Messenger
12
1990
1791
0.740
Why?
Rats, Zucker
6
1994
20
0.710
Why?
Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor 1
3
1999
39
0.710
Why?
Lipase
3
1983
16
0.690
Why?
Insulin Resistance
4
1994
104
0.690
Why?
Apolipoprotein A-I
3
1981
23
0.680
Why?
Coronary Artery Disease
2
2005
85
0.670
Why?
Biological Markers
7
2005
532
0.670
Why?
Hypercholesterolemia
3
1986
40
0.670
Why?
Receptors, LDL
3
1985
14
0.670
Why?
Rats, Sprague-Dawley
11
1993
956
0.660
Why?
Lipoprotein(a)
2
1991
15
0.650
Why?
Betaine-Homocysteine S-Methyltransferase
3
1999
10
0.640
Why?
Middle Aged
17
1999
9461
0.630
Why?
Humans
39
1976
35000
0.620
Why?
Cholesterol
10
1979
130
0.600
Why?
Interleukin-6
1
2010
314
0.600
Why?
Forkhead Transcription Factors
1
2008
51
0.590
Why?
Genetic Predisposition to Disease
5
2005
306
0.580
Why?
Platelet Glycoprotein GPIb-IX Complex
1
2007
5
0.570
Why?
Diabetic Angiopathies
1
2007
31
0.560
Why?
NADPH Oxidase
1
2007
30
0.550
Why?
Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide
1
2007
87
0.540
Why?
Cardiovascular Diseases
4
2005
250
0.540
Why?
Female
23
1986
19061
0.530
Why?
Cells, Cultured
19
1986
2367
0.520
Why?
Lipids
9
1988
164
0.520
Why?
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
3
2000
208
0.500
Why?
Coronary Vessels
1
2005
126
0.490
Why?
Lipoproteins, HDL
9
1979
33
0.490
Why?
Diabetes Mellitus, Experimental
5
1988
78
0.470
Why?
Multivariate Analysis
6
2000
487
0.470
Why?
Lipoproteins, LDL
10
1976
31
0.430
Why?
Hyperinsulinism
3
1996
25
0.430
Why?
von Willebrand Factor
2
1999
59
0.400
Why?
Nephrosis
4
1979
4
0.400
Why?
Methyltransferases
2
1999
22
0.360
Why?
Oleic Acid
4
1981
18
0.350
Why?
Blood Proteins
5
1976
94
0.350
Why?
Aged
8
1999
6986
0.350
Why?
Risk
3
2005
343
0.340
Why?
Sex Characteristics
2
2000
138
0.340
Why?
Dietary Fats
1
2000
55
0.340
Why?
RNA Editing
5
1993
79
0.330
Why?
Apolipoproteins E
5
1981
40
0.320
Why?
1-Alkyl-2-acetylglycerophosphocholine Esterase
2
2006
16
0.310
Why?
Hyperglycemia
2
1988
89
0.310
Why?
Liver Neoplasms, Experimental
2
1996
35
0.310
Why?
Serum Amyloid A Protein
3
2002
22
0.310
Why?
Mice
5
2002
5900
0.300
Why?
Stearic Acids
1
1997
6
0.290
Why?
Diltiazem
2
1985
32
0.290
Why?
Genotype
3
2005
455
0.290
Why?
Blood Chemical Analysis
2
1990
37
0.290
Why?
Chromatography, Agarose
2
1979
7
0.290
Why?
Prognosis
4
2000
1030
0.280
Why?
Cyclopentanes
2
1992
9
0.280
Why?
Androstadienes
2
1996
33
0.280
Why?
Phospholipases A2
2
2006
27
0.280
Why?
Risk Assessment
4
2003
808
0.270
Why?
Probability
3
2003
289
0.270
Why?
Survival Analysis
3
2005
575
0.270
Why?
Angina, Unstable
2
2005
33
0.260
Why?
Phosphotransferases (Alcohol Group Acceptor)
1
1996
31
0.260
Why?
Phenotype
3
2000
727
0.260
Why?
Phosphatidylinositol 3-Kinases
3
1996
133
0.250
Why?
Pyridinium Compounds
2
1991
13
0.250
Why?
Electrophoresis, Polyacrylamide Gel
7
1981
354
0.240
Why?
Follow-Up Studies
5
2000
1757
0.240
Why?
Sensitivity and Specificity
3
1990
866
0.240
Why?
Enzyme Inhibitors
2
1996
396
0.240
Why?
Chromatography, Gel
5
1981
110
0.240
Why?
Up-Regulation
3
2010
344
0.240
Why?
Kinetics
13
1979
1377
0.240
Why?
Kaplan-Meier Estimate
3
2008
190
0.240
Why?
Hepatectomy
1
1994
29
0.230
Why?
Methionine
4
1986
52
0.230
Why?
Chi-Square Distribution
3
2002
320
0.230
Why?
Fluorescent Dyes
2
1991
218
0.220
Why?
Gene Frequency
2
2010
83
0.220
Why?
Adult
8
1987
10906
0.220
Why?
Lipoprotein Lipase
2
1984
7
0.220
Why?
Rats, Inbred Strains
11
1986
636
0.210
Why?
Odds Ratio
2
2001
301
0.200
Why?
Genetic Association Studies
1
2011
17
0.200
Why?
Time Factors
5
1983
3047
0.190
Why?
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1
2
2001
162
0.190
Why?
DNA Mutational Analysis
1
2011
185
0.190
Why?
Mice, Mutant Strains
1
2011
119
0.180
Why?
Suppressor of Cytokine Signaling Proteins
1
2010
13
0.180
Why?
Intestines
3
1981
153
0.180
Why?
Adenoviridae
1
2011
121
0.180
Why?
Cohort Studies
3
2005
912
0.180
Why?
Tumor Cells, Cultured
5
1996
871
0.180
Why?
Reference Values
2
1990
427
0.180
Why?
Genetic Testing
2
2005
92
0.170
Why?
Apolipoproteins C
3
1981
6
0.160
Why?
Angina Pectoris
1
2008
48
0.160
Why?
Molecular Weight
6
1979
348
0.160
Why?
Prospective Studies
4
1999
1606
0.150
Why?
Fibrosis
1
2008
60
0.150
Why?
Transfection
1
2011
833
0.150
Why?
Genetic Markers
1
2007
127
0.150
Why?
Liver Diseases
1
1987
78
0.140
Why?
Bilirubin
1
1987
68
0.140
Why?
Cytidine Deaminase
2
1996
81
0.140
Why?
Cholesterol, VLDL
1
2006
2
0.140
Why?
Amino Acid Substitution
1
2007
118
0.140
Why?
Sterol Regulatory Element Binding Proteins
1
2006
4
0.140
Why?
Growth and Development
1
2006
5
0.140
Why?
Betaine
1
2006
7
0.130
Why?
Iodoproteins
1
1986
1
0.130
Why?
Pregnancy, Animal
1
1986
28
0.130
Why?
Postpartum Period
1
1986
37
0.130
Why?
Enzyme Induction
1
2006
153
0.130
Why?
Mammary Glands, Animal
1
1986
48
0.130
Why?
Case-Control Studies
1
2007
587
0.130
Why?
Protein Biosynthesis
3
1988
257
0.120
Why?
Fasting
2
1982
79
0.120
Why?
Benzazepines
1
1985
24
0.120
Why?
Lipolysis
1
1984
11
0.120
Why?
Gene Expression Regulation
1
2010
848
0.120
Why?
Diet
1
2006
196
0.120
Why?
RNA Stability
1
2006
97
0.120
Why?
Blood Coagulation Factors
2
2000
50
0.120
Why?
Body Mass Index
1
2005
207
0.120
Why?
Young Adult
1
2008
1013
0.110
Why?
Factor Analysis, Statistical
1
2003
56
0.110
Why?
Biological Transport
2
1993
364
0.110
Why?
Reproducibility of Results
1
2007
859
0.110
Why?
Oxidative Stress
1
2007
330
0.110
Why?
Gene Expression Regulation, Developmental
1
2006
329
0.110
Why?
Prevalence
1
2005
530
0.110
Why?
Models, Biological
1
2008
982
0.110
Why?
Base Sequence
5
1990
1681
0.100
Why?
Antibodies, Monoclonal
1
1986
725
0.100
Why?
Rats, Inbred F344
4
1981
356
0.100
Why?
Transcription, Genetic
1
2006
795
0.100
Why?
Convalescence
1
2001
19
0.100
Why?
Apolipoproteins A
1
1981
9
0.100
Why?
Disease Progression
1
2004
496
0.100
Why?
DNA, Complementary
2
1997
261
0.100
Why?
Fatty Acids
4
1979
95
0.090
Why?
Thrombosis
2
1999
196
0.090
Why?
Carcinoma, Hepatocellular
1
1981
68
0.090
Why?
Flow Cytometry
3
1991
597
0.090
Why?
Netherlands
2
2010
28
0.090
Why?
Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate
2
1981
20
0.090
Why?
Apolipoprotein B-48
2
1996
5
0.090
Why?
Apolipoprotein B-100
2
1996
6
0.090
Why?
Aging
1
2006
692
0.090
Why?
Enzyme Activation
2
1996
511
0.090
Why?
Acetates
3
1986
64
0.090
Why?
Hyperlipidemias
1
2000
43
0.090
Why?
Nephrotic Syndrome
1
1979
28
0.090
Why?
Longitudinal Studies
2
2010
372
0.080
Why?
Hypertension
1
2003
285
0.080
Why?
Hydrolysis
2
1978
138
0.080
Why?
Molecular Sequence Data
4
1990
1993
0.080
Why?
Brefeldin A
2
1992
7
0.080
Why?
Glucose
1
2000
375
0.080
Why?
Hemostasis
1
1999
61
0.080
Why?
Postprandial Period
1
1998
35
0.080
Why?
Amino Acids
3
1981
217
0.080
Why?
Disease Models, Animal
2
1996
908
0.080
Why?
Organ Size
1
1998
189
0.080
Why?
Puromycin Aminonucleoside
3
1979
3
0.080
Why?
Enzymes
1
1998
28
0.080
Why?
Ethanol
1
1998
92
0.080
Why?
Cyclic AMP
3
1992
224
0.080
Why?
Serum Albumin
3
1976
95
0.070
Why?
Blood Coagulation
1
1998
66
0.070
Why?
Endothelium, Vascular
1
2001
401
0.070
Why?
Body Weight
1
1998
328
0.070
Why?
New York
1
2001
1191
0.070
Why?
Thromboplastin
1
1998
70
0.070
Why?
Protein Tyrosine Phosphatases
1
1997
52
0.070
Why?
Mice, Inbred C57BL
1
2002
1613
0.070
Why?
Endoplasmic Reticulum
1
1997
89
0.070
Why?
Radioimmunoassay
2
1986
111
0.070
Why?
Smoking
1
2000
387
0.070
Why?
Gold Colloid
1
1996
6
0.070
Why?
Culture Media
2
1988
190
0.070
Why?
Amino Acid Sequence
1
1999
1198
0.070
Why?
Receptors, Cell Surface
1
1997
206
0.060
Why?
Precipitin Tests
1
1996
113
0.060
Why?
Coloring Agents
1
1996
52
0.060
Why?
Lipid Metabolism
2
1992
69
0.060
Why?
Microscopy, Electron
2
1991
374
0.060
Why?
Protein Binding
2
1985
812
0.060
Why?
Liver Regeneration
1
1994
9
0.060
Why?
Thyroid Hormones
1
1994
32
0.060
Why?
Staining and Labeling
2
1991
161
0.060
Why?
Lung
2
1976
1132
0.060
Why?
Chylomicrons
2
1981
4
0.060
Why?
Epidermal Growth Factor
1
1994
106
0.060
Why?
Cyclic AMP-Dependent Protein Kinases
1
1994
118
0.050
Why?
Phosphatidylinositol 3-Kinase
1
2012
7
0.050
Why?
Phosphatidylinositol Phosphates
1
2012
12
0.050
Why?
Peptide Chain Elongation, Translational
1
1992
9
0.050
Why?
Temperature
1
1993
239
0.050
Why?
Pancreatic Hormones
1
1992
4
0.050
Why?
Prostaglandins
1
1992
63
0.050
Why?
Energy Metabolism
1
2012
132
0.050
Why?
RNA-Binding Proteins
1
1993
132
0.050
Why?
Inflammation Mediators
1
2012
108
0.050
Why?
Cell Line
3
1981
1554
0.050
Why?
Phospholipids
3
1979
178
0.050
Why?
Weight Loss
1
1991
63
0.050
Why?
Molecular Structure
1
1991
105
0.050
Why?
Glucagon
3
1992
196
0.050
Why?
Homozygote
1
2010
91
0.050
Why?
Spectrometry, Fluorescence
1
1991
141
0.050
Why?
Sulfur Radioisotopes
1
1990
25
0.040
Why?
Geography
1
2010
20
0.040
Why?
Immunoassay
1
1990
38
0.040
Why?
Medical Laboratory Science
1
1990
6
0.040
Why?
Punctures
1
1990
25
0.040
Why?
False Positive Reactions
1
1990
81
0.040
Why?
Lymphocytes
1
1991
293
0.040
Why?
Blood Specimen Collection
1
1990
29
0.040
Why?
Spectrophotometry
1
1990
83
0.040
Why?
Calibration
1
1990
44
0.040
Why?
Veins
1
1990
47
0.040
Why?
Allied Health Personnel
1
1990
16
0.040
Why?
Sex Factors
1
2012
561
0.040
Why?
Atherosclerosis
1
2010
39
0.040
Why?
Particle Size
1
2010
195
0.040
Why?
Oligodeoxyribonucleotides
3
1990
138
0.040
Why?
Fingers
1
1990
71
0.040
Why?
Antibodies
1
1990
207
0.040
Why?
Centrifugation, Density Gradient
2
1979
74
0.040
Why?
Factor VIIa
2
1998
15
0.040
Why?
Fibrinogen
2
1999
149
0.040
Why?
Vanadates
1
1988
25
0.040
Why?
Cytokines
1
2012
555
0.040
Why?
Oleic Acids
2
1981
15
0.040
Why?
Predictive Value of Tests
1
1990
579
0.040
Why?
Autoanalysis
1
1987
18
0.040
Why?
Signal Transduction
2
1997
1465
0.040
Why?
Mass Screening
1
1990
223
0.040
Why?
Perfusion
2
1983
129
0.040
Why?
Quality Control
1
1987
72
0.040
Why?
Acetic Acid
1
1986
12
0.040
Why?
Hybridomas
1
1986
65
0.030
Why?
Biological Availability
1
2006
39
0.030
Why?
Metabolic Clearance Rate
1
2006
62
0.030
Why?
Diet, Atherogenic
1
1986
6
0.030
Why?
Glycosaminoglycans
1
1986
21
0.030
Why?
Feedback
1
2006
71
0.030
Why?
Thyroid Gland
1
1986
51
0.030
Why?
Regression Analysis
1
1987
489
0.030
Why?
Iodine Radioisotopes
3
1976
98
0.030
Why?
Epitopes
1
1986
200
0.030
Why?
Calcium
1
1992
1069
0.030
Why?
Heparin
2
1976
116
0.030
Why?
Delivery of Health Care
1
1987
136
0.030
Why?
Trichloroacetic Acid
1
1985
5
0.030
Why?
Dialysis
1
1985
21
0.030
Why?
Chemical Precipitation
1
1985
27
0.030
Why?
Aorta
1
1986
169
0.030
Why?
Polymerase Chain Reaction
3
1990
586
0.030
Why?
Multicenter Studies as Topic
1
2005
126
0.030
Why?
Rabbits
2
1981
686
0.030
Why?
Genetic Variation
1
1985
148
0.030
Why?
Blood Protein Electrophoresis
1
1963
31
0.030
Why?
Anura
1
1963
11
0.030
Why?
Metamorphosis, Biological
1
1963
7
0.030
Why?
Physiology
1
1963
12
0.030
Why?
Protein Conformation
1
1985
297
0.030
Why?
Hemoglobins
1
1963
92
0.030
Why?
Apolipoprotein C-II
1
1983
4
0.030
Why?
Apolipoprotein C-III
1
1983
4
0.030
Why?
Chemical Phenomena
1
1983
68
0.030
Why?
Chemistry
1
1983
69
0.030
Why?
Surface Tension
1
1983
62
0.030
Why?
Adsorption
1
1983
88
0.030
Why?
Rats, Wistar
2
1992
148
0.030
Why?
Mice, Knockout
1
2006
857
0.030
Why?
Research
1
1963
169
0.030
Why?
Serum Albumin, Bovine
1
1981
37
0.020
Why?
Lipoproteins, IDL
1
1981
1
0.020
Why?
Severity of Illness Index
1
2005
878
0.020
Why?
Oxidation-Reduction
2
1992
295
0.020
Why?
Glucose Clamp Technique
1
2000
37
0.020
Why?
Pregnancy
1
1986
1919
0.020
Why?
Liver Neoplasms
1
1981
149
0.020
Why?
Dexamethasone
1
2000
176
0.020
Why?
Factor VII
1
1999
7
0.020
Why?
Fibrin Fibrinogen Degradation Products
1
1999
47
0.020
Why?
Heart Diseases
1
2000
132
0.020
Why?
Glucocorticoids
1
2000
159
0.020
Why?
Factor Va
1
1998
18
0.020
Why?
Factor Xa
1
1998
21
0.020
Why?
Logistic Models
1
2000
581
0.020
Why?
Insulin Receptor Substrate Proteins
1
1997
9
0.020
Why?
Peptide Hydrolases
1
1978
66
0.020
Why?
Blood Donors
1
1998
27
0.020
Why?
Receptor-Like Protein Tyrosine Phosphatases, Class 4
1
1997
6
0.020
Why?
DNA, Antisense
1
1997
13
0.020
Why?
Microsomes, Liver
1
1997
111
0.020
Why?
Phosphoproteins
1
1997
148
0.020
Why?
Cell Fractionation
1
1996
49
0.020
Why?
RNA, Neoplasm
1
1996
64
0.020
Why?
Cross-Linking Reagents
1
1996
79
0.020
Why?
Dose-Response Relationship, Drug
1
1998
1085
0.020
Why?
Cytosol
1
1996
186
0.020
Why?
Blood Platelets
1
1998
271
0.020
Why?
Immunoblotting
1
1996
210
0.020
Why?
Ultraviolet Rays
1
1996
191
0.020
Why?
Forskolin
1
1994
41
0.010
Why?
Esterification
1
1992
3
0.010
Why?
16,16-Dimethylprostaglandin E2
1
1992
2
0.010
Why?
Organ Specificity
1
1993
158
0.010
Why?
Phycoerythrin
1
1992
9
0.010
Why?
Calcimycin
1
1992
53
0.010
Why?
Verapamil
1
1992
30
0.010
Why?
Streptozocin
1
1992
22
0.010
Why?
Golgi Apparatus
1
1992
31
0.010
Why?
Fluorescent Antibody Technique
1
1992
287
0.010
Why?
Prostaglandin D2
1
1992
61
0.010
Why?
Ribosomes
1
1992
74
0.010
Why?
Homeostasis
1
1992
171
0.010
Why?
RNA Processing, Post-Transcriptional
1
1992
87
0.010
Why?
Oligonucleotide Probes
1
1991
55
0.010
Why?
Dinoprostone
1
1992
189
0.010
Why?
Models, Genetic
1
1991
157
0.010
Why?
Intestine, Small
1
1990
110
0.010
Why?
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
1
1991
459
0.010
Why?
Hydrocortisone
1
1989
131
0.010
Why?
Ketosis
1
1988
3
0.010
Why?
Gene Expression
1
1992
723
0.010
Why?
Phosphoserine
1
1988
14
0.010
Why?
Leucine
1
1988
108
0.010
Why?
Phosphotyrosine
1
1988
38
0.010
Why?
Tyrosine
1
1988
133
0.010
Why?
Lactose
1
1986
10
0.010
Why?
Cell Survival
1
1988
537
0.010
Why?
Dietary Carbohydrates
1
1986
53
0.010
Why?
Sucrose
1
1986
83
0.010
Why?
Phosphorylation
1
1988
754
0.010
Why?
Microbial Collagenase
1
1979
14
0.010
Why?
Myocardium
1
1958
284
0.000
Why?

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