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Matrix Metalloproteinase 20

Known as: MMP-20 Metalloproteinase, Enamelysin, MMP20 Metalloproteinase 
A secreted matrix metalloproteinase that is the predominant proteolytic activity in the enamel matrix. The enzyme has a high specificity for dental… 
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2008
Review
2008
Abstract Two proteases are secreted into the enamel matrix of developing teeth. The early protease is enamelysin (MMP-20). The… 
Review
2005
Review
2005
During mammalian tooth formation, two proteinases are secreted by ameloblasts: enamelysin (MMP-20) and kallikrein-4 (KLK4… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Regenerative medicine is based on stem cells, signals, and scaffolds. Dental pulp tissue has the potential to regenerate dentin… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Enamelysin is a tooth-specific matrix metalloproteinase that is expressed during the early through middle stages of enamel… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
MMP-20 (enamelysin), the matrix metalloproteinase family member discovered in the enamel organ, has also been detected in… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
Proteinases serve two important functions during dental enamel formation: They (a) process and (b) degrade enamel proteins… 
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVE To define the pattern of mRNA expression of all human matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) described to date in rheumatoid… 
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Dentin sialophosphoprotein [designated DSPP and cleaved into dentin sialoprotein (DSP) and dentin phosphoprotein (DPP…