Role for activation of matrix metalloproteinases in the pathogenesis of pulmonary lymphangioleiomyomatosis Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Lung Neoplasms
  • Lymphangioleiomyomatosis
  • Matrix Metalloproteinases

abstract

  • This study demonstrates an association between cellular proliferation and the presence of MT1-MMP in LAM cells. The activation of MMP-2 by MT1-MMP may play an important role in the destruction of lung tissue in this disorder.

publication date

  • February 23, 2000

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 10656737

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 267

end page

  • 75

volume

  • 124

number

  • 2