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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
153
6.720
Why?
Myocardial Infarction
18
1999
681
5.190
Why?
Lipoproteins, VLDL
24
1976
44
4.460
Why?
Liver
41
1979
876
4.450
Why?
Insulin
26
1986
670
3.850
Why?
Lipoproteins
16
1979
99
2.700
Why?
Cholesterol, HDL
8
2003
61
2.650
Why?
Polymorphism, Genetic
6
2007
199
2.270
Why?
Coronary Disease
4
2004
266
2.200
Why?
Metabolic Syndrome X
4
2003
58
2.020
Why?
C-Reactive Protein
10
2002
119
1.960
Why?
Triglycerides
16
1979
105
1.900
Why?
Hypertriglyceridemia
6
1996
24
1.810
Why?
Obesity
7
1991
335
1.700
Why?
Recurrence
14
1999
697
1.390
Why?
Apolipoproteins
17
1978
41
1.310
Why?
Rats
54
1976
4386
1.260
Why?
Inflammation
4
2005
550
1.150
Why?
Phospholipases A
2
2006
38
1.130
Why?
Carrier Proteins
3
1996
434
1.110
Why?
Male
61
1976
19713
1.010
Why?
Blood Glucose
8
1994
467
1.010
Why?
Fatty Liver
2
2008
36
0.990
Why?
Proportional Hazards Models
10
2000
453
0.950
Why?
Cholesterol Ester Transfer Proteins
2
2010
15
0.930
Why?
Hepatocytes
2
2002
56
0.890
Why?
Animals
62
1976
16270
0.870
Why?
Thrombospondins
1
2011
13
0.820
Why?
Arteritis
1
2011
15
0.820
Why?
Diabetes Mellitus
2
2001
169
0.810
Why?
Risk Factors
13
1999
2318
0.790
Why?
RNA, Messenger
12
1990
1857
0.750
Why?
Rats, Zucker
6
1994
20
0.750
Why?
Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor 1
3
1999
40
0.740
Why?
Lipase
3
1983
16
0.730
Why?
Apolipoprotein A-I
3
1981
21
0.720
Why?
Insulin Resistance
4
1994
119
0.710
Why?
Receptors, LDL
3
1985
16
0.700
Why?
Coronary Artery Disease
2
2005
96
0.690
Why?
Biological Markers
7
2005
564
0.690
Why?
Hypercholesterolemia
3
1986
49
0.690
Why?
Lipoprotein(a)
2
1991
15
0.680
Why?
Betaine-Homocysteine S-Methyltransferase
3
1999
8
0.680
Why?
Rats, Sprague-Dawley
11
1993
1028
0.670
Why?
Middle Aged
17
1999
9877
0.630
Why?
Cholesterol
10
1979
139
0.630
Why?
Humans
39
1976
36400
0.630
Why?
Forkhead Transcription Factors
1
2008
54
0.620
Why?
Interleukin-6
1
2010
340
0.610
Why?
Platelet Glycoprotein GPIb-IX Complex
1
2007
5
0.600
Why?
Genetic Predisposition to Disease
5
2005
329
0.590
Why?
NADPH Oxidase
1
2007
32
0.580
Why?
Diabetic Angiopathies
1
2007
35
0.580
Why?
Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide
1
2007
84
0.570
Why?
Cardiovascular Diseases
4
2005
276
0.550
Why?
Lipids
9
1988
167
0.540
Why?
Female
23
1986
19826
0.540
Why?
Cells, Cultured
19
1986
2563
0.530
Why?
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
3
2000
225
0.510
Why?
Lipoproteins, HDL
9
1979
32
0.510
Why?
Coronary Vessels
1
2005
135
0.510
Why?
Diabetes Mellitus, Experimental
5
1988
93
0.490
Why?
Multivariate Analysis
6
2000
531
0.480
Why?
Lipoproteins, LDL
10
1976
33
0.450
Why?
Hyperinsulinism
3
1996
23
0.450
Why?
Nephrosis
4
1979
4
0.420
Why?
von Willebrand Factor
2
1999
68
0.420
Why?
Methyltransferases
2
1999
21
0.370
Why?
Oleic Acid
4
1981
18
0.370
Why?
Blood Proteins
5
1976
97
0.370
Why?
Risk
3
2005
358
0.360
Why?
Sex Characteristics
2
2000
142
0.360
Why?
Dietary Fats
1
2000
61
0.360
Why?
Aged
8
1999
7272
0.350
Why?
RNA Editing
5
1993
59
0.350
Why?
Apolipoproteins E
5
1981
42
0.330
Why?
1-Alkyl-2-acetylglycerophosphocholine Esterase
2
2006
16
0.330
Why?
Hyperglycemia
2
1988
90
0.320
Why?
Liver Neoplasms, Experimental
2
1996
31
0.320
Why?
Serum Amyloid A Protein
3
2002
23
0.320
Why?
Stearic Acids
1
1997
5
0.310
Why?
Diltiazem
2
1985
33
0.310
Why?
Mice
5
2002
6103
0.300
Why?
Chromatography, Agarose
2
1979
7
0.300
Why?
Blood Chemical Analysis
2
1990
40
0.300
Why?
Genotype
3
2005
487
0.300
Why?
Prognosis
4
2000
1080
0.290
Why?
Androstadienes
2
1996
41
0.290
Why?
Cyclopentanes
2
1992
9
0.290
Why?
Phospholipases A2
2
2006
28
0.290
Why?
Probability
3
2003
294
0.280
Why?
Survival Analysis
3
2005
598
0.280
Why?
Risk Assessment
4
2003
878
0.280
Why?
Angina, Unstable
2
2005
35
0.270
Why?
Phosphotransferases (Alcohol Group Acceptor)
1
1996
34
0.270
Why?
Phenotype
3
2000
762
0.270
Why?
Phosphatidylinositol 3-Kinases
3
1996
164
0.260
Why?
Pyridinium Compounds
2
1991
13
0.260
Why?
Electrophoresis, Polyacrylamide Gel
7
1981
381
0.250
Why?
Chromatography, Gel
5
1981
108
0.250
Why?
Sensitivity and Specificity
3
1990
905
0.250
Why?
Follow-Up Studies
5
2000
1857
0.250
Why?
Enzyme Inhibitors
2
1996
438
0.250
Why?
Up-Regulation
3
2010
372
0.240
Why?
Kaplan-Meier Estimate
3
2008
224
0.240
Why?
Hepatectomy
1
1994
29
0.240
Why?
Kinetics
13
1979
1464
0.240
Why?
Methionine
4
1986
52
0.240
Why?
Chi-Square Distribution
3
2002
333
0.230
Why?
Fluorescent Dyes
2
1991
232
0.230
Why?
Gene Frequency
2
2010
87
0.230
Why?
Lipoprotein Lipase
2
1984
7
0.230
Why?
Rats, Inbred Strains
11
1986
654
0.220
Why?
Adult
8
1987
11345
0.220
Why?
Odds Ratio
2
2001
304
0.210
Why?
Genetic Association Studies
1
2011
19
0.210
Why?
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1
2
2001
164
0.200
Why?
Time Factors
5
1983
3201
0.200
Why?
DNA Mutational Analysis
1
2011
189
0.190
Why?
Mice, Mutant Strains
1
2011
126
0.190
Why?
Suppressor of Cytokine Signaling Proteins
1
2010
15
0.190
Why?
Intestines
3
1981
151
0.190
Why?
Adenoviridae
1
2011
128
0.180
Why?
Tumor Cells, Cultured
5
1996
863
0.180
Why?
Reference Values
2
1990
441
0.180
Why?
Cohort Studies
3
2005
969
0.180
Why?
Genetic Testing
2
2005
102
0.180
Why?
Apolipoproteins C
3
1981
6
0.170
Why?
Angina Pectoris
1
2008
48
0.170
Why?
Molecular Weight
6
1979
370
0.160
Why?
Fibrosis
1
2008
65
0.160
Why?
Prospective Studies
4
1999
1677
0.160
Why?
Genetic Markers
1
2007
132
0.150
Why?
Transfection
1
2011
876
0.150
Why?
Cytidine Deaminase
2
1996
63
0.150
Why?
Liver Diseases
1
1987
80
0.150
Why?
Bilirubin
1
1987
68
0.150
Why?
Cholesterol, VLDL
1
2006
2
0.140
Why?
Sterol Regulatory Element Binding Proteins
1
2006
3
0.140
Why?
Growth and Development
1
2006
4
0.140
Why?
Betaine
1
2006
6
0.140
Why?
Iodoproteins
1
1986
1
0.140
Why?
Amino Acid Substitution
1
2007
132
0.140
Why?
Pregnancy, Animal
1
1986
28
0.140
Why?
Postpartum Period
1
1986
38
0.140
Why?
Enzyme Induction
1
2006
155
0.140
Why?
Mammary Glands, Animal
1
1986
53
0.140
Why?
Case-Control Studies
1
2007
618
0.130
Why?
Protein Biosynthesis
3
1988
265
0.130
Why?
Benzazepines
1
1985
24
0.130
Why?
Fasting
2
1982
86
0.130
Why?
Lipolysis
1
1984
12
0.130
Why?
Diet
1
2006
206
0.120
Why?
Gene Expression Regulation
1
2010
875
0.120
Why?
RNA Stability
1
2006
98
0.120
Why?
Blood Coagulation Factors
2
2000
54
0.120
Why?
Body Mass Index
1
2005
211
0.120
Why?
Factor Analysis, Statistical
1
2003
57
0.120
Why?
Young Adult
1
2008
1074
0.120
Why?
Biological Transport
2
1993
389
0.120
Why?
Reproducibility of Results
1
2007
884
0.110
Why?
Gene Expression Regulation, Developmental
1
2006
332
0.110
Why?
Prevalence
1
2005
541
0.110
Why?
Oxidative Stress
1
2007
352
0.110
Why?
Models, Biological
1
2008
1023
0.110
Why?
Base Sequence
5
1990
1704
0.110
Why?
Rats, Inbred F344
4
1981
362
0.100
Why?
Antibodies, Monoclonal
1
1986
732
0.100
Why?
Convalescence
1
2001
19
0.100
Why?
Apolipoproteins A
1
1981
9
0.100
Why?
Transcription, Genetic
1
2006
815
0.100
Why?
DNA, Complementary
2
1997
261
0.100
Why?
Disease Progression
1
2004
519
0.100
Why?
Fatty Acids
4
1979
98
0.100
Why?
Flow Cytometry
3
1991
597
0.100
Why?
Thrombosis
2
1999
199
0.100
Why?
Carcinoma, Hepatocellular
1
1981
68
0.100
Why?
Netherlands
2
2010
29
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?
Acetates
3
1986
65
0.090
Why?
Nephrotic Syndrome
1
1979
27
0.090
Why?
Hyperlipidemias
1
2000
46
0.090
Why?
Aging
1
2006
706
0.090
Why?
Longitudinal Studies
2
2010
390
0.090
Why?
Enzyme Activation
2
1996
613
0.090
Why?
Hypertension
1
2003
300
0.090
Why?
Hydrolysis
2
1978
153
0.090
Why?
Molecular Sequence Data
4
1990
2028
0.080
Why?
Brefeldin A
2
1992
8
0.080
Why?
Hemostasis
1
1999
62
0.080
Why?
Postprandial Period
1
1998
34
0.080
Why?
Glucose
1
2000
400
0.080
Why?
Organ Size
1
1998
194
0.080
Why?
Puromycin Aminonucleoside
3
1979
3
0.080
Why?
Amino Acids
3
1981
228
0.080
Why?
Enzymes
1
1998
28
0.080
Why?
Disease Models, Animal
2
1996
973
0.080
Why?
Ethanol
1
1998
92
0.080
Why?
Cyclic AMP
3
1992
242
0.080
Why?
Serum Albumin
3
1976
96
0.080
Why?
Blood Coagulation
1
1998
75
0.080
Why?
Body Weight
1
1998
338
0.080
Why?
Thromboplastin
1
1998
74
0.080
Why?
Endothelium, Vascular
1
2001
445
0.070
Why?
Protein Tyrosine Phosphatases
1
1997
57
0.070
Why?
Endoplasmic Reticulum
1
1997
94
0.070
Why?
New York
1
2001
1282
0.070
Why?
Mice, Inbred C57BL
1
2002
1683
0.070
Why?
Radioimmunoassay
2
1986
113
0.070
Why?
Smoking
1
2000
390
0.070
Why?
Gold Colloid
1
1996
6
0.070
Why?
Culture Media
2
1988
196
0.070
Why?
Precipitin Tests
1
1996
119
0.070
Why?
Receptors, Cell Surface
1
1997
215
0.070
Why?
Amino Acid Sequence
1
1999
1231
0.070
Why?
Coloring Agents
1
1996
56
0.070
Why?
Lipid Metabolism
2
1992
69
0.070
Why?
Microscopy, Electron
2
1991
385
0.070
Why?
Protein Binding
2
1985
865
0.060
Why?
Liver Regeneration
1
1994
9
0.060
Why?
Thyroid Hormones
1
1994
35
0.060
Why?
Staining and Labeling
2
1991
165
0.060
Why?
Lung
2
1976
1142
0.060
Why?
Chylomicrons
2
1981
4
0.060
Why?
Epidermal Growth Factor
1
1994
115
0.060
Why?
Cyclic AMP-Dependent Protein Kinases
1
1994
129
0.060
Why?
Phosphatidylinositol 3-Kinase
1
2012
7
0.050
Why?
Phosphatidylinositol Phosphates
1
2012
16
0.050
Why?
Peptide Chain Elongation, Translational
1
1992
9
0.050
Why?
Temperature
1
1993
253
0.050
Why?
Pancreatic Hormones
1
1992
5
0.050
Why?
Prostaglandins
1
1992
67
0.050
Why?
RNA-Binding Proteins
1
1993
129
0.050
Why?
Energy Metabolism
1
2012
137
0.050
Why?
Inflammation Mediators
1
2012
116
0.050
Why?
Molecular Structure
1
1991
107
0.050
Why?
Phospholipids
3
1979
192
0.050
Why?
Glucagon
3
1992
197
0.050
Why?
Cell Line
3
1981
1594
0.050
Why?
Weight Loss
1
1991
75
0.050
Why?
Homozygote
1
2010
90
0.050
Why?
Spectrometry, Fluorescence
1
1991
158
0.050
Why?
Sulfur Radioisotopes
1
1990
25
0.050
Why?
Geography
1
2010
20
0.050
Why?
Medical Laboratory Science
1
1990
5
0.050
Why?
Immunoassay
1
1990
39
0.050
Why?
Punctures
1
1990
25
0.050
Why?
Blood Specimen Collection
1
1990
29
0.050
Why?
Lymphocytes
1
1991
274
0.050
Why?
False Positive Reactions
1
1990
85
0.050
Why?
Calibration
1
1990
43
0.050
Why?
Spectrophotometry
1
1990
86
0.050
Why?
Veins
1
1990
50
0.050
Why?
Allied Health Personnel
1
1990
15
0.050
Why?
Particle Size
1
2010
202
0.040
Why?
Oligodeoxyribonucleotides
3
1990
139
0.040
Why?
Fingers
1
1990
69
0.040
Why?
Sex Factors
1
2012
584
0.040
Why?
Atherosclerosis
1
2010
50
0.040
Why?
Antibodies
1
1990
216
0.040
Why?
Centrifugation, Density Gradient
2
1979
71
0.040
Why?
Factor VIIa
2
1998
22
0.040
Why?
Fibrinogen
2
1999
152
0.040
Why?
Vanadates
1
1988
25
0.040
Why?
Cytokines
1
2012
572
0.040
Why?
Oleic Acids
2
1981
16
0.040
Why?
Autoanalysis
1
1987
18
0.040
Why?
Predictive Value of Tests
1
1990
601
0.040
Why?
Perfusion
2
1983
131
0.040
Why?
Quality Control
1
1987
69
0.040
Why?
Mass Screening
1
1990
252
0.040
Why?
Acetic Acid
1
1986
12
0.040
Why?
Signal Transduction
2
1997
1626
0.040
Why?
Hybridomas
1
1986
65
0.040
Why?
Biological Availability
1
2006
40
0.040
Why?
Metabolic Clearance Rate
1
2006
61
0.040
Why?
Diet, Atherogenic
1
1986
6
0.040
Why?
Glycosaminoglycans
1
1986
20
0.040
Why?
Feedback
1
2006
78
0.030
Why?
Thyroid Gland
1
1986
53
0.030
Why?
Iodine Radioisotopes
3
1976
103
0.030
Why?
Epitopes
1
1986
202
0.030
Why?
Regression Analysis
1
1987
524
0.030
Why?
Heparin
2
1976
125
0.030
Why?
Delivery of Health Care
1
1987
145
0.030
Why?
Calcium
1
1992
1127
0.030
Why?
Trichloroacetic Acid
1
1985
6
0.030
Why?
Dialysis
1
1985
21
0.030
Why?
Chemical Precipitation
1
1985
26
0.030
Why?
Multicenter Studies as Topic
1
2005
128
0.030
Why?
Aorta
1
1986
194
0.030
Why?
Polymerase Chain Reaction
3
1990
594
0.030
Why?
Rabbits
2
1981
704
0.030
Why?
Genetic Variation
1
1985
148
0.030
Why?
Blood Protein Electrophoresis
1
1963
29
0.030
Why?
Anura
1
1963
11
0.030
Why?
Metamorphosis, Biological
1
1963
7
0.030
Why?
Physiology
1
1963
14
0.030
Why?
Apolipoprotein C-II
1
1983
4
0.030
Why?
Hemoglobins
1
1963
94
0.030
Why?
Protein Conformation
1
1985
317
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
63
0.030
Why?
Adsorption
1
1983
87
0.030
Why?
Rats, Wistar
2
1992
166
0.030
Why?
Research
1
1963
179
0.030
Why?
Mice, Knockout
1
2006
918
0.030
Why?
Serum Albumin, Bovine
1
1981
39
0.030
Why?
Lipoproteins, IDL
1
1981
1
0.030
Why?
Oxidation-Reduction
2
1992
311
0.020
Why?
Severity of Illness Index
1
2005
919
0.020
Why?
Glucose Clamp Technique
1
2000
42
0.020
Why?
Pregnancy
1
1986
1962
0.020
Why?
Liver Neoplasms
1
1981
152
0.020
Why?
Factor VII
1
1999
9
0.020
Why?
Dexamethasone
1
2000
183
0.020
Why?
Fibrin Fibrinogen Degradation Products
1
1999
50
0.020
Why?
Glucocorticoids
1
2000
166
0.020
Why?
Heart Diseases
1
2000
145
0.020
Why?
Factor Va
1
1998
21
0.020
Why?
Logistic Models
1
2000
578
0.020
Why?
Insulin Receptor Substrate Proteins
1
1997
17
0.020
Why?
Peptide Hydrolases
1
1978
68
0.020
Why?
Blood Donors
1
1998
27
0.020
Why?
Factor Xa
1
1998
40
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
112
0.020
Why?
Phosphoproteins
1
1997
178
0.020
Why?
Cell Fractionation
1
1996
50
0.020
Why?
RNA, Neoplasm
1
1996
63
0.020
Why?
Cross-Linking Reagents
1
1996
86
0.020
Why?
Cytosol
1
1996
194
0.020
Why?
Dose-Response Relationship, Drug
1
1998
1138
0.020
Why?
Immunoblotting
1
1996
222
0.020
Why?
Blood Platelets
1
1998
280
0.020
Why?
Ultraviolet Rays
1
1996
198
0.020
Why?
Forskolin
1
1994
41
0.020
Why?
Esterification
1
1992
3
0.010
Why?
16,16-Dimethylprostaglandin E2
1
1992
2
0.010
Why?
Organ Specificity
1
1993
157
0.010
Why?
Phycoerythrin
1
1992
9
0.010
Why?
Calcimycin
1
1992
54
0.010
Why?
Verapamil
1
1992
30
0.010
Why?
Streptozocin
1
1992
24
0.010
Why?
Golgi Apparatus
1
1992
30
0.010
Why?
Fluorescent Antibody Technique
1
1992
291
0.010
Why?
Prostaglandin D2
1
1992
64
0.010
Why?
Ribosomes
1
1992
73
0.010
Why?
Homeostasis
1
1992
177
0.010
Why?
Oligonucleotide Probes
1
1991
59
0.010
Why?
RNA Processing, Post-Transcriptional
1
1992
89
0.010
Why?
Dinoprostone
1
1992
207
0.010
Why?
Models, Genetic
1
1991
160
0.010
Why?
Intestine, Small
1
1990
111
0.010
Why?
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
1
1991
466
0.010
Why?
Hydrocortisone
1
1989
131
0.010
Why?
Ketosis
1
1988
3
0.010
Why?
Phosphoserine
1
1988
15
0.010
Why?
Leucine
1
1988
109
0.010
Why?
Gene Expression
1
1992
756
0.010
Why?
Phosphotyrosine
1
1988
44
0.010
Why?
Tyrosine
1
1988
145
0.010
Why?
Lactose
1
1986
10
0.010
Why?
Dietary Carbohydrates
1
1986
53
0.010
Why?
Cell Survival
1
1988
561
0.010
Why?
Sucrose
1
1986
85
0.010
Why?
Phosphorylation
1
1988
833
0.010
Why?
Microbial Collagenase
1
1979
14
0.010
Why?
Myocardium
1
1958
325
0.000
Why?

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