Matrix metalloproteinase-19 is expressed by keratinocytes in psoriasis.

Keratinocyte hyperproliferation, inflammatory infiltrates, neoangiogenesis and alterations in cytokine levels are hallmarks of psoriatic skin. Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) have been associated with the remodeling of the extracellular matrix during inflammation, neovascularization, and malignant transformation. We have previously shown that particularly… (More)