Quantitation and localization of matrix metalloproteinases and their inhibitors in human carotid endarterectomy tissues Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carotid Arteries
  • Endarterectomy, Carotid
  • Matrix Metalloproteinase 2
  • Matrix Metalloproteinase 9
  • Tissue Inhibitor of Metalloproteinase-1
  • Tissue Inhibitor of Metalloproteinase-2

abstract

  • The spatial distribution of MMPs and TIMPs in carotid atherosclerotic lesions is highly heterogeneous, reflecting lesion location, size, and composition. This study provides the first semi-quantitative maps of differential distribution of MMPs and TIMPs over atherosclerotic plaques.

publication date

  • October 2006

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/01.ATV.0000239461.87113.0b

PubMed ID

  • 16888239

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2351

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 26

number

  • 10