Matrix metalloproteinases

S. L. Parsons, S. A. Watson, P. D. Brown, H. M. Collins, R. J. C. Steele

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    The matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) have a role in gastrointestinal malignancy. This role is reviewed, with particular reference to the gelatinase subgroup of enzymes.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)160-166
    Number of pages7
    JournalBritish Journal of Surgery
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 1997



    • Clinical Trials as Topic
    • Enzyme Activation
    • Extracellular Matrix
    • Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
    • Humans
    • Metalloendopeptidases
    • Neoplasm Invasiveness
    • Wound Healing

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    Parsons, S. L., Watson, S. A., Brown, P. D., Collins, H. M., & Steele, R. J. C. (1997). Matrix metalloproteinases. British Journal of Surgery, 84(2), 160-166.