"Collagenases" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Enzymes that catalyze the degradation of collagen by acting on the peptide bonds.
- Collagen-Degrading Enzyme
- Collagen Degrading Enzyme
- Collagen Peptidase
- Peptidase, Collagen
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Collagenases" by people in Profiles.
Histamine stimulation of MMP-1(collagenase-1) secretion and gene expression in gastric epithelial cells: role of EGFR transactivation and the MAP kinase pathway. Int J Biochem Cell Biol. 2007; 39(11):2143-52.
Toll-like receptor 9 agonists promote cellular invasion by increasing matrix metalloproteinase activity. Mol Cancer Res. 2006 Jul; 4(7):437-47.
Elevated expression of matrix metalloproteinase-13 in abdominal aortic aneurysms. Ann Vasc Surg. 2004 Jul; 18(4):414-20.
MMP13 promoter polymorphism is associated with atherosclerosis in the abdominal aorta of young black males. Matrix Biol. 2002 Oct; 21(6):487-98.
Activation of gelatinase-tissue-inhibitors-of-metalloproteinase complexes by matrilysin. Biochem J. 1998 May 01; 331 ( Pt 3):965-72.
Differential influence of antiestrogens on the in vitro release of gelatinases (type IV collagenases) by invasive and non-invasive breast cancer cells. Clin Exp Metastasis. 1997 Jul; 15(4):432-9.