This book provides a review of the known classes of proteases that degrade extracellular matrix (ECM) both outside and inside the cell, including cathepsins, bacterial collagenases, matrix metalloproteinases, meprins, serine proteases, and elastases.turnover during both the development and the maintenance of connective tissues (Holmbeck et al. 2004; Krane and Inada 2008). This was first evidenced by the severe defects in the development and maintenance of bone, cartilage, andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Extracellular Matrix Degradation|
|Author||:||William C. Parks, Robert Mecham|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2011-04-07|