collagen catabolic process

Known as: collagen breakdown, collagen catabolism, collagen degradation 
The proteolytic chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of collagen in the extracellular matrix, usually carried out by proteases… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Incompletely infiltrated collagen fibrils in acid-etched dentin are susceptible to degradation. We hypothesize that degradation… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
UV irradiation acts as a broad activator of cell surface growth factor and cytokine receptors. This ligand-independent receptor… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
When challenged with extracellular ATP, leukocytes respond and activate processes attributed to the P2X(7) receptor (P2X(7)R), an… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Osteoprotegerin (OPG), a tumor necrosis factor (TNF) receptor family member, is a critical regulator of bone resorption. It is an… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) contribute to collagen degradation and remodeling of the extracellular matrix after… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
SUMMARY Cellular invasion depends on cooperation between adhesive and proteolytic mechanisms. Evidence is provided that the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Fibrillar collagens, essential for maintaining the structural integrity of the myocardium, are degraded by matrix… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Myocardial fibrosis is associated with an activated renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS). In renovascular hypertension… (More)
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Review
1994
Review
1994
1. Fibrosis is an important manifestation of several parasitic diseases, but is not irreversible. A marked degree of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
We developed a radioimmunoassay (RIA) for the carboxy-terminal telopeptides of type I collagen (ICTP), cross-linked with the… (More)
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