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The E2 protein of human papillomavirus type 8 increases the expression of matrix metalloproteinase-9 in human keratinocytes and organotypic skin cultures.

Abstract:

Non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC) is the most frequent human cancer of Caucasian populations. Although the ultraviolet irradiation is a key contributor to the establishment of this keratinocyte malignancy, the infection by some types of human papillomavirus (HPV) has also been implicated in NMSC development. Cancers occur as a result of a complex series of interactions between the cancer cell and its surrounding matrix. The matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) play a role in degrading the extracell...

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10.1007/s00430-011-0183-4

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García-Escudero, R More by this author
Navsaria, H More by this author
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Journal:
Medical microbiology and immunology
Volume:
200
Issue:
2
Pages:
127-135
Publication date:
2011-05-05
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EISSN:
1432-1831
ISSN:
0300-8584
URN:
uuid:02057484-ac02-4fb2-9574-6a8581a4cf85
Source identifiers:
175319
Local pid:
pubs:175319

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