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Matrix metalloproteinases and their inhibitors in human vitreous.

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PURPOSE: To conduct zymographic analysis to study the matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) and tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinases (TIMPs) in vitreous samples of patients undergoing pars plana vitrectomy as part of the treatment of vitreoretinal disease. METHODS: Forty-two vitreous samples were collected at the time of pars plana vitrectomy. Diagnoses included severe (exudative) age-related macular degeneration (AMD) (12), macular hole (10), presumed ocular histoplasmosis syndrome (6), prolife...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Journal:
Investigative ophthalmology and visual science
Volume:
39
Issue:
7
Pages:
1256-1260
Publication date:
1998-06-05
EISSN:
1552-5783
ISSN:
0146-0404
URN:
uuid:6a57f3eb-56e8-4230-a482-cc9c007d34e6
Source identifiers:
411394
Local pid:
pubs:411394

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