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Matrix metallopeptidase 7

MMP-7, Matrix Metalloproteinase 7, Matrilysin
Proteins of the matrix metalloproteinase (MMP) family are involved in the breakdown of extracellular matrix in normal physiological processes, such as embryonic development, reproduction, and tissue remodeling, as well as in disease processes, such as arthritis and metastasis. Most MMP's are secreted as inactive proproteins which are activated when cleaved by extracellular proteinases. The enzyme encoded by this gene degrades proteoglycans, fibronectin, elastin and casein and differs from most MMP family members in that it lacks a conserved C-terminal protein domain. The enzyme is involved in wound healing, and studies in mice suggest that it regulates the activity of defensins in intestinal mucosa. The gene is part of a cluster of MMP genes which localize to chromosome 11q22.3. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008] (from NCBI)
Top mentioned proteins: MMP-9, MMP-2, CAN, HAD, matrix metalloproteinase
Papers using MMP-7 antibodies
A simple and fast densitometric method for the analysis of tyrosine hydroxylase immunoreactivity in the substantia nigra pars compacta and in the ventral tegmental area
Mohanraj Rajesh, In PLoS ONE, 2004
... Antibodies against SPARC (Santa Cruz Biotechnology, Santa Cruz, CA, USA), (p-)SAPK/JNK, (p-)ERK1/2, (p-)p-38, MMP-7 (Cell signaling technology, Danvers, MA,USA), VEGF, ...
Papers on MMP-7
Observation of microvessels and invasion in early colorectal neoplasms on narrow band imaging: combination with CD34 and matrix metalloproteinase-7 expression.
Li et al., Shanghai, China. In Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol, 31 Dec 2014
Only lesions with CP type III were analyzed, compared with final histologic findings, and further immunohistochemical analysis with CD34 and matrix metalloproteinase-7 (MMP-7) was performed.
Overexpression of Reg4, alone or combined with MMP-7 overexpression, is predictive of poor prognosis in colorectal cancer.
Zhou et al., Shanghai, China. In Oncol Rep, 22 Nov 2014
In the present study, we examined the relationship between Reg4 and matrix metalloproteinase-7 (MMP-7) expression in CRC, particularly with regard to metastasis.
Early activation of pro-fibrotic WNT5A in sepsis-induced acute lung injury.
Slutsky et al., In Crit Care, 21 Nov 2014
We examined changes in protein levels of target genes involved in the Wnt pathway, including WNT5A, non-phospho (Ser33/37/Thr41) ß-catenin, matrix metalloproteinase-7 (MMP7), cyclin D1, and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) by Western blotting and immunohistochemistry. Finally, we validated the main gene targets of this pathway in experimental animals and human lungs.ResultsProtein levels of WNT5A, non-phospho (Ser33/37/Thr41) ß-catenin, total ß-catenin, MMP7, cyclin D1, and VEGF increased after endotoxin stimulation in BEAS-2B and MRC-5 cells.
CD151 in cancer progression and metastasis: a complex scenario.
Romanska et al., Gdańsk, Poland. In Lab Invest, Jan 2014
The molecular mechanism of CD151 in cancer is based on its ability to organize distribution and function of interacting proteins, ie, laminin-binding integrins (α3β1, α6β1 and α6β4), receptors for growth factors (HGFR, EGFR and TGF-β1R) and matrix metalloproteinases (MMP-7, MMP-2 and MMP-9), which indicates its importance in disease development.
Matrix metalloproteinase enzymes and their naturally derived inhibitors: novel targets in photocarcinoma therapy.
Saraf et al., Raipur, India. In Ageing Res Rev, Jan 2014
The important MMPs are MMP1, MMP2 and MMP7 which promote skin cancer when irradiated by UV rays.
Changes in renal medulla gene expression in a pre-clinical model of post cardiopulmonary bypass acute kidney injury.
Murphy et al., Bristol, United Kingdom. In Bmc Genomics, Dec 2013
Upregulated genes included Factor V, SLC16A3 and CKMT2 whereas downregulated genes included GST, CPE, MMP7 and SELL.
Osmoprotectants suppress the production and activity of matrix metalloproteinases induced by hyperosmolarity in primary human corneal epithelial cells.
Pflugfelder et al., Houston, United States. In Mol Vis, Dec 2013
RESULTS: Hyperosmotic media (400, 450, or 500 mOsM) significantly stimulated mRNA expression of collagenase MMP-13, gelatinases MMP-9 and MMP-2, stromelysin MMP-3, and matrilysin MMP-7, mostly in an osmolarity-dependent fashion.
Beyond the diagnosis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis; the growing role of systems biology and stratified medicine.
Maher, London, United Kingdom. In Curr Opin Pulm Med, Sep 2013
Proteomic studies have identified serum proteins, including matrix metalloproteinase 7 and CC chemokine ligand (CCL)-18, which associate with disease severity and predict prognosis.
Association between the MUC5B promoter polymorphism and survival in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
Schwartz et al., Denver, United States. In Jama, Jul 2013
The INSPIRE cohort was used to model the association of the MUC5B genotype with survival, accounting for the effect of matrix metalloproteinase 7 (MMP-7) blood concentration and other demographic and clinical covariates.
[Clinical prospects of tumor-associated proteases and their tissue inhibitors investigation in oncologic patient].
Kushlinskiĭ et al., In Vestn Ross Akad Med Nauk, 2012
Thus, results of 5-years monitoring have demonstrated that high preoperative serum MMP-7 and TIMP- levels were independent unfavorable prognosticfactors for CRC and univariate analysis revealed unfavorable prognostic role of high tumor MMP- 7 in patients with disseminated process.
Matrix metalloproteinases: inflammatory regulators of cell behaviors in vascular formation and remodeling.
Zhang et al., Hangzhou, China. In Mediators Inflamm, 2012
MMPs including MMP-1, MMP-2, MMP-3, MMP-7, MMP-8, MMP-9, MMP-12, and MT1-MMP, are stimulated and activated by various stimuli in vascular tissues.
The forkhead box transcription factor FOXC1 promotes breast cancer invasion by inducing matrix metalloprotease 7 (MMP7) expression.
Keri et al., Cleveland, United States. In J Biol Chem, 2012
Findings identify MMP7 as a novel mechanism through which FOXC1 may regulate the basal-like breast cancer invasive phenotype and the propensity of these cancers to metastasize.
Is MMP-7 gene polymorphism a possible risk factor for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Turkish patients.
Eraltan et al., İstanbul, Turkey. In Genet Test Mol Biomarkers, 2012
These findings have suggested that MMP-7 polymorphism might be associated with the risk and progression of COPD in the Turkish population.
The transcription factor SOX18 regulates the expression of matrix metalloproteinase 7 and guidance molecules in human endothelial cells.
de Martin et al., Vienna, Austria. In Plos One, 2011
The identification of MMP7 as a direct SOX18 target gene as well as other potential candidates including guidance molecules provides a molecular basis for the proposed function of this transcription factor in the regulation of vessel formation.
Application of MMP-7 and MMP-10 in assisting the diagnosis of malignant pleural effusion.
Li et al., Shenyang, China. In Asian Pac J Cancer Prev, 2011
High MMP-7 is associated with malignant pleural effusion.
Expressions of MMPs and TIMP-1 in gastric ulcers may differentiate H. pylori-infected from NSAID-related ulcers.
Sheu et al., Tainan City, Taiwan. In Scientificworldjournal, 2011
H. pylori-infected gastric ulcers express higher MMP-7, MMP-9, and TIMP-1 than NSAID-related ulcers
Stat3 and MMP7 contribute to pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma initiation and progression.
Hebrok et al., San Francisco, United States. In Cancer Cell, 2011
expression in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma cells and that MMP7 deletion limits tumor size and metastasis in mice
Divergent functions for airway epithelial matrix metalloproteinase 7 and retinoic acid in experimental asthma.
Kheradmand et al., Houston, United States. In Nat Immunol, 2009
MMP7 coordinates allergic lung inflammation by activating interleukin 25 while simultaneously inhibiting retinoid-dependent development of regulatory T cells.
Considering the critical interface between tumor cells and stromal cells in the search for targets for anticancer therapy.
Declerck et al., Los Angeles, United States. In Cancer Cell, 2005
In this issue of Cancer Cell, a paper by Lynch et al. demonstrates how the careful study of changes that occur at the interface between tumor cells and stromal cells led to the discovery of a new function for matrix metalloproteinase-7 (MMP-7) in the formation of osteolytic lesions in prostate cancer.
MMP-7 promotes prostate cancer-induced osteolysis via the solubilization of RANKL.
Futakuchi et al., Nashville, United States. In Cancer Cell, 2005
MMP-7, which was produced by osteoclasts at the tumor-bone interface, was capable of processing RANKL to a soluble form that promoted osteoclast activation.
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