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"MMPs are present in all kinds of different tumors," says Bremer, "and it is known that highly aggressive tumors with a poor clinical outcome overexpress MMPs." At the November radiology meeting, Bremer and his colleagues reported that near-infrared fluorescence imaging
reveals MMP-2 inside tumor-riddled mice as early as an hour after injection with the agent.