TITLE

TIMP-1 in asthma: guilty by association

AUTHOR(S)
Johnson, S. R.
PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
Thorax;Aug2005, Vol. 60 Issue 8, p617
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
17967751

 

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