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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
6.780
Why?
Myocardial Infarction
18
1999
651
5.350
Why?
Lipoproteins, VLDL
24
1976
44
4.510
Why?
Liver
41
1979
884
4.460
Why?
Insulin
26
1986
670
3.870
Why?
Lipoproteins
16
1979
98
2.720
Why?
Cholesterol, HDL
8
2003
57
2.700
Why?
Polymorphism, Genetic
6
2007
200
2.300
Why?
Coronary Disease
4
2004
257
2.230
Why?
Metabolic Syndrome X
4
2003
61
2.030
Why?
C-Reactive Protein
10
2002
117
1.970
Why?
Triglycerides
16
1979
103
1.920
Why?
Hypertriglyceridemia
6
1996
22
1.830
Why?
Obesity
7
1991
349
1.700
Why?
Recurrence
14
1999
697
1.410
Why?
Apolipoproteins
17
1978
39
1.320
Why?
Rats
54
1976
4389
1.260
Why?
Inflammation
4
2005
544
1.170
Why?
Phospholipases A
2
2006
38
1.140
Why?
Carrier Proteins
3
1996
446
1.110
Why?
Blood Glucose
8
1994
469
1.010
Why?
Male
61
1976
20139
1.010
Why?
Fatty Liver
2
2008
37
1.000
Why?
Proportional Hazards Models
10
2000
426
0.970
Why?
Cholesterol Ester Transfer Proteins
2
2010
14
0.940
Why?
Hepatocytes
2
2002
57
0.900
Why?
Animals
62
1976
16416
0.870
Why?
Thrombospondins
1
2011
12
0.830
Why?
Arteritis
1
2011
14
0.830
Why?
Diabetes Mellitus
2
2001
168
0.820
Why?
Risk Factors
13
1999
2331
0.790
Why?
Rats, Zucker
6
1994
20
0.760
Why?
RNA, Messenger
12
1990
1893
0.750
Why?
Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor 1
3
1999
38
0.750
Why?
Lipase
3
1983
16
0.730
Why?
Apolipoprotein A-I
3
1981
23
0.720
Why?
Insulin Resistance
4
1994
121
0.710
Why?
Coronary Artery Disease
2
2005
88
0.710
Why?
Receptors, LDL
3
1985
17
0.700
Why?
Biological Markers
7
2005
564
0.690
Why?
Hypercholesterolemia
3
1986
48
0.690
Why?
Lipoprotein(a)
2
1991
15
0.690
Why?
Betaine-Homocysteine S-Methyltransferase
3
1999
8
0.680
Why?
Rats, Sprague-Dawley
11
1993
1036
0.680
Why?
Cholesterol
10
1979
137
0.630
Why?
Middle Aged
17
1999
10013
0.630
Why?
Forkhead Transcription Factors
1
2008
55
0.620
Why?
Humans
39
1976
37165
0.620
Why?
Interleukin-6
1
2010
339
0.620
Why?
Platelet Glycoprotein GPIb-IX Complex
1
2007
5
0.600
Why?
Genetic Predisposition to Disease
5
2005
317
0.600
Why?
Diabetic Angiopathies
1
2007
34
0.590
Why?
NADPH Oxidase
1
2007
32
0.580
Why?
Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide
1
2007
90
0.570
Why?
Cardiovascular Diseases
4
2005
275
0.560
Why?
Lipids
9
1988
166
0.540
Why?
Female
23
1986
20222
0.530
Why?
Cells, Cultured
19
1986
2589
0.530
Why?
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
3
2000
222
0.520
Why?
Lipoproteins, HDL
9
1979
33
0.510
Why?
Coronary Vessels
1
2005
133
0.510
Why?
Diabetes Mellitus, Experimental
5
1988
96
0.490
Why?
Multivariate Analysis
6
2000
548
0.490
Why?
Lipoproteins, LDL
10
1976
32
0.460
Why?
Hyperinsulinism
3
1996
23
0.450
Why?
Nephrosis
4
1979
4
0.420
Why?
von Willebrand Factor
2
1999
67
0.420
Why?
Methyltransferases
2
1999
19
0.380
Why?
Oleic Acid
4
1981
18
0.370
Why?
Blood Proteins
5
1976
95
0.370
Why?
Risk
3
2005
355
0.360
Why?
Sex Characteristics
2
2000
141
0.360
Why?
Dietary Fats
1
2000
61
0.360
Why?
RNA Editing
5
1993
59
0.350
Why?
Aged
8
1999
7392
0.350
Why?
Apolipoproteins E
5
1981
46
0.340
Why?
1-Alkyl-2-acetylglycerophosphocholine Esterase
2
2006
17
0.330
Why?
Hyperglycemia
2
1988
88
0.330
Why?
Liver Neoplasms, Experimental
2
1996
32
0.320
Why?
Serum Amyloid A Protein
3
2002
22
0.320
Why?
Stearic Acids
1
1997
5
0.310
Why?
Diltiazem
2
1985
32
0.310
Why?
Genotype
3
2005
473
0.300
Why?
Chromatography, Agarose
2
1979
7
0.300
Why?
Blood Chemical Analysis
2
1990
40
0.300
Why?
Mice
5
2002
6206
0.300
Why?
Prognosis
4
2000
1078
0.290
Why?
Cyclopentanes
2
1992
9
0.290
Why?
Phospholipases A2
2
2006
28
0.290
Why?
Androstadienes
2
1996
43
0.290
Why?
Probability
3
2003
306
0.290
Why?
Risk Assessment
4
2003
875
0.280
Why?
Survival Analysis
3
2005
589
0.280
Why?
Angina, Unstable
2
2005
35
0.270
Why?
Phosphotransferases (Alcohol Group Acceptor)
1
1996
32
0.270
Why?
Phenotype
3
2000
756
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
387
0.260
Why?
Chromatography, Gel
5
1981
113
0.250
Why?
Sensitivity and Specificity
3
1990
914
0.250
Why?
Follow-Up Studies
5
2000
1889
0.250
Why?
Enzyme Inhibitors
2
1996
441
0.250
Why?
Kaplan-Meier Estimate
3
2008
207
0.250
Why?
Up-Regulation
3
2010
375
0.250
Why?
Hepatectomy
1
1994
29
0.240
Why?
Kinetics
13
1979
1471
0.240
Why?
Methionine
4
1986
49
0.240
Why?
Chi-Square Distribution
3
2002
347
0.240
Why?
Gene Frequency
2
2010
87
0.240
Why?
Fluorescent Dyes
2
1991
235
0.230
Why?
Lipoprotein Lipase
2
1984
7
0.230
Why?
Rats, Inbred Strains
11
1986
654
0.230
Why?
Adult
8
1987
11572
0.220
Why?
Odds Ratio
2
2001
323
0.210
Why?
Genetic Association Studies
1
2011
17
0.210
Why?
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1
2
2001
163
0.200
Why?
Time Factors
5
1983
3234
0.200
Why?
DNA Mutational Analysis
1
2011
192
0.200
Why?
Mice, Mutant Strains
1
2011
129
0.190
Why?
Suppressor of Cytokine Signaling Proteins
1
2010
15
0.190
Why?
Intestines
3
1981
153
0.190
Why?
Adenoviridae
1
2011
130
0.190
Why?
Tumor Cells, Cultured
5
1996
886
0.180
Why?
Reference Values
2
1990
453
0.180
Why?
Genetic Testing
2
2005
102
0.180
Why?
Cohort Studies
3
2005
984
0.180
Why?
Apolipoproteins C
3
1981
6
0.170
Why?
Angina Pectoris
1
2008
50
0.170
Why?
Molecular Weight
6
1979
372
0.160
Why?
Fibrosis
1
2008
65
0.160
Why?
Prospective Studies
4
1999
1696
0.160
Why?
Genetic Markers
1
2007
132
0.150
Why?
Transfection
1
2011
887
0.150
Why?
Liver Diseases
1
1987
80
0.150
Why?
Cytidine Deaminase
2
1996
65
0.150
Why?
Bilirubin
1
1987
74
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
133
0.140
Why?
Pregnancy, Animal
1
1986
25
0.140
Why?
Postpartum Period
1
1986
37
0.140
Why?
Enzyme Induction
1
2006
155
0.140
Why?
Mammary Glands, Animal
1
1986
54
0.140
Why?
Case-Control Studies
1
2007
624
0.130
Why?
Protein Biosynthesis
3
1988
257
0.130
Why?
Benzazepines
1
1985
24
0.130
Why?
Fasting
2
1982
86
0.130
Why?
Lipolysis
1
1984
12
0.130
Why?
RNA Stability
1
2006
97
0.120
Why?
Diet
1
2006
212
0.120
Why?
Gene Expression Regulation
1
2010
895
0.120
Why?
Blood Coagulation Factors
2
2000
52
0.120
Why?
Body Mass Index
1
2005
229
0.120
Why?
Factor Analysis, Statistical
1
2003
57
0.120
Why?
Biological Transport
2
1993
399
0.120
Why?
Young Adult
1
2008
1084
0.120
Why?
Reproducibility of Results
1
2007
903
0.110
Why?
Oxidative Stress
1
2007
347
0.110
Why?
Gene Expression Regulation, Developmental
1
2006
358
0.110
Why?
Prevalence
1
2005
582
0.110
Why?
Models, Biological
1
2008
1029
0.110
Why?
Base Sequence
5
1990
1721
0.110
Why?
Rats, Inbred F344
4
1981
363
0.110
Why?
Convalescence
1
2001
17
0.100
Why?
Apolipoproteins A
1
1981
8
0.100
Why?
Antibodies, Monoclonal
1
1986
748
0.100
Why?
Transcription, Genetic
1
2006
824
0.100
Why?
DNA, Complementary
2
1997
264
0.100
Why?
Disease Progression
1
2004
533
0.100
Why?
Fatty Acids
4
1979
98
0.100
Why?
Thrombosis
2
1999
196
0.100
Why?
Carcinoma, Hepatocellular
1
1981
71
0.100
Why?
Flow Cytometry
3
1991
603
0.100
Why?
Netherlands
2
2010
28
0.100
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
705
0.090
Why?
Enzyme Activation
2
1996
611
0.090
Why?
Longitudinal Studies
2
2010
413
0.090
Why?
Hydrolysis
2
1978
153
0.090
Why?
Hypertension
1
2003
307
0.090
Why?
Molecular Sequence Data
4
1990
2046
0.090
Why?
Brefeldin A
2
1992
8
0.080
Why?
Hemostasis
1
1999
61
0.080
Why?
Postprandial Period
1
1998
34
0.080
Why?
Glucose
1
2000
401
0.080
Why?
Organ Size
1
1998
194
0.080
Why?
Puromycin Aminonucleoside
3
1979
3
0.080
Why?
Amino Acids
3
1981
230
0.080
Why?
Enzymes
1
1998
28
0.080
Why?
Disease Models, Animal
2
1996
974
0.080
Why?
Ethanol
1
1998
93
0.080
Why?
Serum Albumin
3
1976
97
0.080
Why?
Cyclic AMP
3
1992
248
0.080
Why?
Blood Coagulation
1
1998
74
0.080
Why?
Body Weight
1
1998
337
0.080
Why?
Thromboplastin
1
1998
74
0.080
Why?
Protein Tyrosine Phosphatases
1
1997
52
0.080
Why?
Endothelium, Vascular
1
2001
454
0.070
Why?
Endoplasmic Reticulum
1
1997
96
0.070
Why?
Radioimmunoassay
2
1986
114
0.070
Why?
Mice, Inbred C57BL
1
2002
1700
0.070
Why?
New York
1
2001
1378
0.070
Why?
Gold Colloid
1
1996
6
0.070
Why?
Culture Media
2
1988
196
0.070
Why?
Smoking
1
2000
423
0.070
Why?
Precipitin Tests
1
1996
124
0.070
Why?
Amino Acid Sequence
1
1999
1227
0.070
Why?
Receptors, Cell Surface
1
1997
217
0.070
Why?
Coloring Agents
1
1996
57
0.070
Why?
Lipid Metabolism
2
1992
69
0.070
Why?
Microscopy, Electron
2
1991
395
0.070
Why?
Protein Binding
2
1985
867
0.060
Why?
Liver Regeneration
1
1994
9
0.060
Why?
Thyroid Hormones
1
1994
35
0.060
Why?
Staining and Labeling
2
1991
170
0.060
Why?
Lung
2
1976
1148
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
0.060
Why?
Phosphatidylinositol Phosphates
1
2012
16
0.050
Why?
Peptide Chain Elongation, Translational
1
1992
9
0.050
Why?
Temperature
1
1993
247
0.050
Why?
Pancreatic Hormones
1
1992
5
0.050
Why?
Prostaglandins
1
1992
67
0.050
Why?
Energy Metabolism
1
2012
137
0.050
Why?
RNA-Binding Proteins
1
1993
130
0.050
Why?
Inflammation Mediators
1
2012
113
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
1623
0.050
Why?
Weight Loss
1
1991
79
0.050
Why?
Homozygote
1
2010
95
0.050
Why?
Spectrometry, Fluorescence
1
1991
162
0.050
Why?
Sulfur Radioisotopes
1
1990
26
0.050
Why?
Geography
1
2010
22
0.050
Why?
Immunoassay
1
1990
40
0.050
Why?
Medical Laboratory Science
1
1990
7
0.050
Why?
Punctures
1
1990
23
0.050
Why?
Blood Specimen Collection
1
1990
29
0.050
Why?
False Positive Reactions
1
1990
88
0.050
Why?
Calibration
1
1990
44
0.050
Why?
Spectrophotometry
1
1990
86
0.050
Why?
Lymphocytes
1
1991
298
0.050
Why?
Veins
1
1990
49
0.050
Why?
Allied Health Personnel
1
1990
16
0.050
Why?
Particle Size
1
2010
203
0.040
Why?
Fingers
1
1990
71
0.040
Why?
Oligodeoxyribonucleotides
3
1990
141
0.040
Why?
Atherosclerosis
1
2010
49
0.040
Why?
Sex Factors
1
2012
613
0.040
Why?
Antibodies
1
1990
220
0.040
Why?
Centrifugation, Density Gradient
2
1979
71
0.040
Why?
Factor VIIa
2
1998
21
0.040
Why?
Fibrinogen
2
1999
149
0.040
Why?
Vanadates
1
1988
25
0.040
Why?
Cytokines
1
2012
575
0.040
Why?
Oleic Acids
2
1981
16
0.040
Why?
Autoanalysis
1
1987
18
0.040
Why?
Predictive Value of Tests
1
1990
609
0.040
Why?
Perfusion
2
1983
134
0.040
Why?
Quality Control
1
1987
71
0.040
Why?
Acetic Acid
1
1986
12
0.040
Why?
Mass Screening
1
1990
270
0.040
Why?
Signal Transduction
2
1997
1629
0.040
Why?
Hybridomas
1
1986
62
0.040
Why?
Biological Availability
1
2006
38
0.040
Why?
Metabolic Clearance Rate
1
2006
62
0.040
Why?
Diet, Atherogenic
1
1986
6
0.040
Why?
Glycosaminoglycans
1
1986
22
0.040
Why?
Feedback
1
2006
76
0.040
Why?
Thyroid Gland
1
1986
54
0.030
Why?
Iodine Radioisotopes
3
1976
104
0.030
Why?
Epitopes
1
1986
208
0.030
Why?
Regression Analysis
1
1987
539
0.030
Why?
Heparin
2
1976
124
0.030
Why?
Trichloroacetic Acid
1
1985
6
0.030
Why?
Dialysis
1
1985
22
0.030
Why?
Chemical Precipitation
1
1985
28
0.030
Why?
Calcium
1
1992
1135
0.030
Why?
Delivery of Health Care
1
1987
157
0.030
Why?
Multicenter Studies as Topic
1
2005
127
0.030
Why?
Polymerase Chain Reaction
3
1990
597
0.030
Why?
Aorta
1
1986
198
0.030
Why?
Genetic Variation
1
1985
147
0.030
Why?
Rabbits
2
1981
720
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
15
0.030
Why?
Apolipoprotein C-II
1
1983
4
0.030
Why?
Hemoglobins
1
1963
95
0.030
Why?
Apolipoprotein C-III
1
1983
4
0.030
Why?
Protein Conformation
1
1985
324
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
87
0.030
Why?
Rats, Wistar
2
1992
164
0.030
Why?
Research
1
1963
185
0.030
Why?
Mice, Knockout
1
2006
922
0.030
Why?
Serum Albumin, Bovine
1
1981
38
0.030
Why?
Lipoproteins, IDL
1
1981
1
0.030
Why?
Oxidation-Reduction
2
1992
304
0.020
Why?
Severity of Illness Index
1
2005
943
0.020
Why?
Glucose Clamp Technique
1
2000
42
0.020
Why?
Pregnancy
1
1986
1941
0.020
Why?
Liver Neoplasms
1
1981
155
0.020
Why?
Factor VII
1
1999
9
0.020
Why?
Dexamethasone
1
2000
188
0.020
Why?
Fibrin Fibrinogen Degradation Products
1
1999
48
0.020
Why?
Heart Diseases
1
2000
138
0.020
Why?
Glucocorticoids
1
2000
168
0.020
Why?
Factor Va
1
1998
21
0.020
Why?
Insulin Receptor Substrate Proteins
1
1997
17
0.020
Why?
Peptide Hydrolases
1
1978
67
0.020
Why?
Blood Donors
1
1998
28
0.020
Why?
Factor Xa
1
1998
40
0.020
Why?
Logistic Models
1
2000
626
0.020
Why?
Receptor-Like Protein Tyrosine Phosphatases, Class 4
1
1997
5
0.020
Why?
DNA, Antisense
1
1997
13
0.020
Why?
Microsomes, Liver
1
1997
112
0.020
Why?
Cell Fractionation
1
1996
51
0.020
Why?
Phosphoproteins
1
1997
181
0.020
Why?
RNA, Neoplasm
1
1996
71
0.020
Why?
Cross-Linking Reagents
1
1996
87
0.020
Why?
Cytosol
1
1996
196
0.020
Why?
Dose-Response Relationship, Drug
1
1998
1142
0.020
Why?
Immunoblotting
1
1996
225
0.020
Why?
Blood Platelets
1
1998
281
0.020
Why?
Ultraviolet Rays
1
1996
197
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
165
0.010
Why?
Phycoerythrin
1
1992
9
0.010
Why?
Calcimycin
1
1992
55
0.010
Why?
Verapamil
1
1992
30
0.010
Why?
Streptozocin
1
1992
25
0.010
Why?
Golgi Apparatus
1
1992
31
0.010
Why?
Prostaglandin D2
1
1992
64
0.010
Why?
Fluorescent Antibody Technique
1
1992
307
0.010
Why?
Homeostasis
1
1992
177
0.010
Why?
Ribosomes
1
1992
73
0.010
Why?
Oligonucleotide Probes
1
1991
58
0.010
Why?
RNA Processing, Post-Transcriptional
1
1992
89
0.010
Why?
Dinoprostone
1
1992
205
0.010
Why?
Models, Genetic
1
1991
162
0.010
Why?
Intestine, Small
1
1990
111
0.010
Why?
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
1
1991
472
0.010
Why?
Hydrocortisone
1
1989
133
0.010
Why?
Ketosis
1
1988
3
0.010
Why?
Phosphoserine
1
1988
15
0.010
Why?
Leucine
1
1988
108
0.010
Why?
Gene Expression
1
1992
764
0.010
Why?
Phosphotyrosine
1
1988
42
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
559
0.010
Why?
Sucrose
1
1986
85
0.010
Why?
Phosphorylation
1
1988
839
0.010
Why?
Microbial Collagenase
1
1979
14
0.010
Why?
Myocardium
1
1958
319
0.000
Why?

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