Expression of matrix metalloproteinases and their inhibitors in human brain tumors

@article{Kachra1999ExpressionOM,
  title={Expression of matrix metalloproteinases and their inhibitors in human brain tumors},
  author={Z. Kachra and {\'E}dith Beaulieu and Louis Delbecchi and N Mousseau and France Berthelet and Robert Moumdjian and R DelMaestro and Richard B{\'e}liveau},
  journal={Clinical & Experimental Metastasis},
  year={1999},
  volume={17},
  pages={555-566}
}
Sixty human brain tumors, classified according to the New World Health Organization (WHO) classification including, grade I schwannomas, meningiomas and pilocytic astrocytomas, grade II astrocytomas, grade III anaplastic astrocytomas, grade IV glioblastomas, grade III anaplastic oligodendrogliomas and grade IV glioblastomas and lung and melanoma metastases were analyzed for the expression of three matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs), two tissue inhibitors of MMPs (TIMPs) and for MMP activity. Some… CONTINUE READING

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