TIMP-1 in asthma: guilty by association

Johnson, S. R.
August 2005
Thorax;Aug2005, Vol. 60 Issue 8, p617
Academic Journal
Focuses on the role of matrix metalloproteinases (MMP) in asthma. Release and activation of growth and angiogenic factors including trasforming growth factor and vascular endothelial growth factor; Contribution of MMPs to altered matrix turnover, epithelial repair and angiogenesis; Association of tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinase polymorphism with asthma in women.


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