MMP2

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MMP2

A gene on chromosome 16q13-q21 that encodes matrix metalloproteinase 2, a ubiquitinous metalloproteinase that degrades type-IV collagen and is involved in remodelling vasculature, endometrial menstrual breakdown, angiogenesis, tissue repair, tumour invasion, inflammation, and atherosclerotic plaque rupture.

Molecular pathology
MMP2 mutations cause Torg-Winchester syndrome and nodulosis-arthropathy-osteolysis syndrome.
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The researchers wrote: "Considering it is unlikely that a person who sits motionless for hours to be painted is able to constantly smile in genuine happiness, the simplest explanation is that the Mona Lisa asymmetric smile is the manifestation of an 'untrue enjoyment' in spite of all the efforts thatLeonardo'sjesters used to make in order to keep his models merry.
Consequently, Mona and Wendelien's planned escape to Holland was altered by the Allies' ever-changing battle plans.
Rosie encouraged Des to give it a go himself and a photo of him powdering Mona's nose went viral after a friend posted it online.
This Morning gave Des and Mona some state of the art make-up and sent them on a slap-up lunch, before they travel back to Cork later this evening.
Mona was arrested later by the Egyptian police before her departure from Cairo airport.
In fact, I don't even need to threaten Mona with any kind of punishment, say, withholding privileges or depriving her of something she really loves, like dessert.
Both - the Mona Lisa and the Mona Vanna-are of the same size.
Mona joins AllianzGI from MetLife Investments where she was a Portfolio Manager and Product Specialist for the Structured Finance Fixed Income Strategy.
This position has a seat on the MONA Board of Directors and serves as the liaison between the MONA Board of Directors and the Advocacy Committee by also serving as the Advocacy Committee Chair.
Cairo: For around 20 years, Mona Al Sayyed, a resident of Egypt's Mediterranean city of Alexandria, has tirelessly done the same job.
In a response to the council, a senior RAF Valley source claimed: "We have had incidents in the past where travellers on the (Mona Industrial Estate) site have harassed 2474 (Cefni) Squadron Air Cadets, who occupy Mona for their weekly meetings, by verbally abusing them and pelting them with stones using slingshots."
Mona Mohammed Ibrahim, 48, dropped out of school at the age of seven to begin working with her CiCifather in selling fruit.