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(MMP-7) in human pterygia: potential role in angiogenesis," Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, vol.
is much more efficient than other matrix metalloproteinases in the proteolytic inactivation of [[alpha].sub.1]-antitrypsin," Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, vol.
Association of matrilysin
expression with recurrence and poor prognosis in human esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.
A study involving 156 patients, who underwent radical nephrectomy due to RCC, was focused on the assessment of matrilysin
1 in relation to the aggressiveness and malignancy of this tumour.
(MMP7) promotes invasion of ovarian cancer cells by activation of progelatinase.
Tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase-1 moderates airway reepithelialization by regulating matrilysin
Still, other studies report that matrilysin
(uterine metalloproteinase) generates the active soluble form of FasL [48, 49].
Sang, "Effects of detergents on catalytic activity of human endometase/ matrilysin
2, a putative cancer biomarker," Analytical Biochemistry, vol.
Among the MMPs, MMP-7, known as matrilysin
, has a broad spectrum of proteolytic activity capable of cleaving various types of extracellular matrix .
Collagenases, gelatinases, stromelysin-3, matrilysin
, MT1-MMP , and stromelysin-1  are considered the most closely associated to the invasive phenotype.
Up-Regulated Expression Of Matrilysin
And Neutrophil Collagenase in Human Herniated Discs.
Hypochlorous acid generated by myeloperoxidase modifies adjacent tryptophan and glycine residues in the catalytic domain of matrix metalloproteinase-7 (matrilysin
): an oxidative mechanism for restraining proteolytic activity during inflammation.