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Overexpression of MMP-1 and MMP-3 by cultured conjunctivochalasis fibroblasts.

Authors
  • Li, D Q
  • Meller, D
  • Liu, Y
  • Tseng, S C
Type
Published Article
Journal
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science
Publisher
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2000
Volume
41
Issue
2
Pages
404–410
Identifiers
PMID: 10670469
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Overexpression of MMP-1 and MMP-3 mRNA by conjunctivochalasis fibroblasts is correlated with their increased protein levels and proteolytic activities. Collectively, these data help explain how conjunctivochalasis manifests excessive degradation of the conjunctival matrix and Tenon's capsule.

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