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Metalloproteinases (MMPs) of the extracellular matrix in Dentistry

  title={Metalloproteinases (MMPs) of the extracellular matrix in Dentistry},
  author={Vanesa Pereira Prado and Natalia Asquino and Delmira Apell{\'a}niz and Luis Alexandro Bueno Rossy and Gabriela Trejo Tapia and Ronell Bologna Molina},
La mayoría de los tejidos del organismo se encuentran en un constante proceso de renovación, modulado por una vasta cantidad de proteínas que inducen la síntesis y degradación tisular a lo largo del tiempo. Las metaloproteinasas de la matriz extracelular (MMPs) son una familia de 25 endopeptidasas zinc dependientes encargadas de escindir los componentes inmediatos de la matriz extracelular (MEC). Ciertas metaloproteinasas de la matriz extracelular, especialmente MMP-2 y MMP-9, se ven implicadas… 

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