matrix metalloproteinase 13

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matrix metalloproteinase 13

An enzyme encoded on chromosome 11q22.3 which degrades extracellular matrix and other tissue substrates.

Cytokine inducers
EGF, FGF-b, FGF-7, IGF-1, IL-1β, IL-6, IL-13, LIF, oncostatin M, PDGF, PDGF-BB, TGF-α, TGF-β1, TGF-β2, TNF-α.
 
Substrates
Collagens I, II and III, IV, IX, X and XIV; gelatin, α1-ACHYM and plasminogen activator inhibitor 2; aggrecan; perlecan; large tenascin-C and fibronectin; osteonectin; MMP-9.
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Collagenase-3 (matrix metalloproteinase-expression is induced in oral mucosal epithelium during chronic inflammation.
3), (4), (7), (9), (19), (20) MMP-13, sometimes referred to as collagenase-3, exhibits the broadest specificity of the collagenases, with the highest activity against type II collagen, the primary collagen found in cartilage, and has been expressed in pathologies associated with excessive ECM degradation.
IL-1 induces collagenase-3 (MMP-13) promoter activity in stably transfected chondrocytic cells: requirement for Runx-2 and activation by p38 MAPK and JNK pathways.
Regulation of collagenase-3 expression in human breast carcinomas is mediated by stromal-epithelial cell interaction.