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Matrix metalloproteases (MMPs) and tissue inhibitors of metalloproteases (TIMPs) are involved in many cell migration phenomena and produced by many cell types, including neurons and glia. To assess their possible roles in brain injury and regeneration, we investigate their production by glial cells, after brain injury and in tissue culture, and we(More)
OBJECTIVES This paper reviews evidence of an association between zinc (Zn) nutrition and Alzheimer's disease (AD) or age-associated cognitive decline. The involvement of zinc in the pathology of AD has been reported hundreds of times. It is, however, still a matter of debate whether the disease progression can be influenced by modifying zinc in the diet.(More)
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