Helena Kuivaniemi

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This review summarizes the data on 278 different mutations found to date in the genes for types I, II, III, IX, X, and XI collagens from 317 apparently unrelated patients. A majority (217 mutations;(More)
Interstitial collagen gives fetal membranes tensile strength, and membrane rupture has been attributed to collagen degradation. A polymorphism at -1607 in the matrix metalloproteinase-1 (MMP-1)(More)