metalloproteinase


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me·tal·lo·pro·tein·ase

(met'a-lō-prō'tēn-āz),
A family of protein-hydrolyzing endopeptidases that contain zinc ions as part of the active structure.

me·tal·lo·pro·tein·ase

(mĕ-tal'ō-prō'tēn-ās)
A family of protein-hydrolyzing endopeptidases that contain zinc ions as part of the active structure.
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Urinary matrix metalloproteinase -8, -9, -14 and their regulators (TRY-1, TRY-2, TATI) in patients with diabetic nephropathy.
Tumor and salivary matrix metalloproteinase levels are strong diagnostic markers of oral squamous cell carcinoma.
(2002) Stress-related modulation of matrix metalloproteinase expression.
Tryptase activates thrombin receptors and the zymogen forms of metalloproteinases (MMPs), including collagenase, gelatinase, and stromelysin, and degrades fibronectin, vitronectin, and neuropeptides, thus promoting arterial dissection and thrombosis.
Quantitative differences in matrix metalloproteinase (MMP)-2, but not in MMP-9, tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase (TIMP)-1 or TIMP-2, in seminal plasma of normozoospermic and azoospermic patients.
Zerillo et al., "Brain-enriched hyaluronan binding (BEHAB)/brevican cleavage in a glioma cell line is mediated by a disintegrin and metalloproteinase with thrombospondin motifs (ADAMTS) family member," The Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol.
Serum matrix metalloproteinase 7 levels identifies poor prognosis advanced colorectal cancer patients.
Oh, "Elevated circulating tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase 1 (TIMP-1) levels are associated with neuroendocrine differentiation in castration resistant prostate cancer," The Prostate, vol.
Cohen, "Wound fluids from human pressure ulcers contain elevated matrix metalloproteinase levels and activity compared to surgical wound fluids," Journal of Investigative Dermatology, vol.
Neutrophil collagenase, also called matrix metalloproteinase (MMP)-8, polymorphonuclear (PMN) leukocyte collagenase, or collagenase-2, has been identified and characterized as a major collagenolytic enzyme that causes active periodontal and peri-implant degeneration (APD) in periodontitis and peri-implantitis [3-7].

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