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Key Role for Matrix Metalloproteinases -19 and -28 in Maintenance of Intestinal...

The present study investigates the role of two matrix metalloproteinases, MMP-19 and MMP-28, in intestinal homeostasis and inflammation by means of a mouse model for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). MMP-19 and -28 are abundantly expressed in epithelial tissues. However, their functions in this compartment...