Search for dissertations about: "Helena Domeij"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Helena Domeij.

  1. 1. Expression and regulation of MMP-1 and MMP-3 in human gingival fibroblasts

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Odontology

    Author : Helena Domeij; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Matrix metalloproteinases; tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinases; gingival fibroblasts; monocytes; periodontal diseases;

    Abstract : Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) are a group of proteolytic enzymes collectively responsible for the metabolism of extra cellular matrix components. Disturbance of the physiological balance between MMPs and their endogenous inhibitors, tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinases (TIMPs), is implicated in several inflammatory diseases characterized by tissue degradation. READ MORE