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Objective To explore the correlation of matrix metalloproteinase-1 (MMP1) and tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase-1 (TIMP1) with pituitary adenoma fibrosis. Methods Thirty-eight pituitary adenoma specimens were divided into fibrous group (6 patients) and non-fibrous group (32 patients). MMP1 and TIMP1 expression was detected by RT-PCR and(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the expressions of stromal cell-derived factor-1 (SDF-1) and CX chemokine receptor-4 (CXCR-4) in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HC) and liver cirrhosis. METHODS Peripheral blood and/or ascites fluid were collected from 39 hepatocellular carcinoma patients, 16 patients with liver cirrhosis, 12 with hepatitis and 12 healthy(More)
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