matrix metalloproteinase 12(redirected from macrophage metalloelastase)
matrix metalloproteinase 12An enzyme encoded on chromosome 11q22.3 which degrades extracellular matrix and other tissue substrates.
CD40L, GM-CSF, IL-1β, IL-13, MCP-1, M-CSF, PDGF-BB, TNF-α, VEGF.
Collagen IV; gelatin; elastin and k-elastin; casein; α1-AT; fibronectin; vitronectin; laminin; entactin; proteoglycan monomer; GST-TNF; MBP; fibrinogen; fibrin; plasminogen.
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