Abdul Rafe

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In addition to proteinase-inhibitory activities, growth-stimulatory activities have been described for all three known members of the tissue inhibitors of the metalloproteinase (TIMP) family, TIMP-1, TIMP-2, and ChIMP-3, believed to be the chicken homologue of TIMP-3. However, the mechanism by which the TIMPs stimulate cell growth is unclear. In this report(More)
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) typically causes chronic hepatitis, cirrhosis, and hepatocellular carcinoma. It is associated with a variety of extrahepatic complications. We herein, present a rare extrahepatic complication of HBV infection. A 32-year man presented with melena, bleeding from gums and fever. Peripheral blood examination revealed anemia, macrocytosis(More)
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