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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVE Previously an unidentified collagenolytic metalloprotease together with gelatinase (matrix metalloproteinase-2, MMP-2… Expand
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The initiation of enamel crystals at the dentino-enamel junction is associated with the expression of dentin sialophosphoprotein… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
In order to study the involvement of matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) on dentin formation and mineralization, day 18 embryonic… Expand
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Enamelysin is a tooth-specific matrix metalloproteinase that is expressed during the early through middle stages of enamel… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
MMP-20 (enamelysin), the matrix metalloproteinase family member discovered in the enamel organ, has also been detected in… Expand
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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… Expand
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Dentin sialophosphoprotein [designated DSPP and cleaved into dentin sialoprotein (DSP) and dentin phosphoprotein (DPP… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
A cDNA encoding a novel matrix metalloproteinase (MMP) was isolated from a porcine enamel organ-specific cDNA library. Multiple… Expand