Intracellular MMP-2 activity in skeletal muscle is associated with type II fibers.

Abstract

Matrix metalloproteinase 2 (MMP-2) is a proteolytic enzyme implicated in motility, differentiation, and regeneration of skeletal muscle fibers through processing of extracellular substrates. Although MMP-2 has been found to be localized intracellularly in cardiomyocytes where the enzyme is thought to contribute to post-ischemic loss of contractility, little… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/jcp.24694

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