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MMPMitochondrial Membrane Potential
MMPMixed Member Proportional (New Zealand electoral system)
MMPMatrix Metalloproteinase (enzymes related to tissue healing/remodeling and cancer cell metastasis)
MMPMazda Motor de Portugal
MMPMass Market Paperback (bookbinding format)
MMPMilk and Milk Products
MMPMoore Microprocessor Patent (intellectual property portfolio)
MMPMiller Motorsports Park (Tooele, UT)
MMPMinute Maid Park (Houston, TX)
MMPMetal Mind Productions (est. 1987; Polish record label)
MMPMedical Marijuana Program (various locations)
MMPMultilink Multi Chassis Ppp
MMPMulti Media Programming
MMPMastering Microsoft Project
MMPMulti Media Player
MMPMemory Management Processor
MMPMemory Management Program
MMPMixed Model Plan
MMPManaged Mail Protection
MMPMultichassis Multilink Ppp
MMPMass Media Production
MMPMulti-man Publishing
MMPMitigation Monitoring Program
MMPMultimedia Player
MMPMillennium Mathematics Project
MMPMarsh Monitoring Program (Canada)
MMPMarine Mammal Program (various organizations)
MMPMucous Membrane Pemphigoid
MMPMarian Movement of Priests
MMPMission Mode Project
MMPModern Management Practices (various organizations)
MMPMilitary Mounted Police (UK)
MMPMedical Marijuana Patient
MMPMultichassis Multilink PPP (protocol)
MMPMade Mangku Pastika (governor of Bali)
MMPMulti-Mission Platform
MMPMoney Management Program
MMPMercury Music Prize
MMPMerchant Marine Personnel (US Coast Guard)
MMPMedia Mobilizing Project (Philadelphia, PA)
MMPMew Mew Power (Anime)
MMPManufacturing Materials and Processes (Ohio)
MMPMaintenance Management Professional
MMPMainstream Media Project (Arcata, CA)
MMPMorehead Medical Plaza (Charlotte, NC)
MMPMacquarie MEAG Prime (real estate; Singapore)
MMPMaine Mountain Power (utility; Yarmouth, ME)
MMPMastering Microsoft Project (computing)
MMPMagnetic Mapping Payload
MMPMitsubishi Motors de Portugal (est. 1989)
MMPMultiple Medical Problems
MMPMonthly Maintenance Plan
MMPMuseum Management Plan
MMPMerchant Marine Personnel Division (US Navy)
MMPMúsica Moderna Portuguesa
MMPMass Mailing Program (software)
MMPMaintenance Management Plan
MMPMonitoring Master Plan
MMPModular Mission Payload
MMPMinuteman MEECN Program
MMPMultiple Modus Ponens (expanded form of argument)
MMPMaster Mobilization Plan
MMPMaintenance Monitor Panel
MMPMobility Management Procedures
MMPMounted Military Police (Australia)
MMPMultiple Multi-Pole (algorithm)
MMPMoisture Management Plan (real estate maintenance)
MMPMagyar Munkáspárt (Hungarian Workers' Party)
MMPMy Mileage Plus (United Airlines)
MMPNational Organization of Masters, Mates and Pilots of North America
MMPMicro-Mode Products Inc.
MMPMeet Me Page (telecommunications)
MMPMagnetospheric Multiprobes
MMPMates, Masters, and Pilots Association
MMPMontana Methamphetamine Project
MMPMaster Manufacturing Procedure
MMPMicrocat Messaging Protocol
MMPModem Management Protocol
MMPMeshcom Mesh Protocol
MMPMeteorological Program
MMPMinor Machine Pitch
MMPMaintenance & Modernization Program
MMPMobilization Master Plan
MMPMicroprogrammable Multi-Processor
MMPMissile Monitor Power
MMPModular Mounting Panel
MMPMargaret Morrison Plaza (Carnegie Mellon University)
MMPMultipurpose Plenum (cable)
MMPMunitions Movement Plan
MMPMasters in Management Program
MMPMagnetic Media Productions LTD
MMPMaster in Medical Physics
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B, Cells were treated by 100 ng/ml Dkk-1 or 1 nM BIO for 48 h or not, and matrix metalloproteinases (MMP)-2 and MMP-9 expressions were then measured by western blotting.
Quantitative differences in matrix metalloproteinase (MMP)-2, but not in MMP-9, tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase (TIMP)-1 or TIMP-2, in seminal plasma of normozoospermic and azoospermic patients.
"The expanded team allows the merged business to specialise in many parts of our business, meaning that our customers have the benefit of someone who fully understands the issues at hand, can advise, guide and act on their behalf in a knowledgeable manner and add extra value to our customers in our work'' David Jones, a partner at Norman Lloyd, said: "MMP and Norman Lloyd are two well-established and respected business in the area with obvious synergies.
Many factors capable of interfering with MMP levels were eliminated by carefully selecting diabetic patients who did not have arteriopathy, infection, or use of any substances that may disturb MMP levels.
To examine whether the observed mesenchymal stem cell migration ability was influenced by the expression of MMP-1, MMP inhibitors TIMP1 and TIMP2, MMP-1 inhibitor GM6001, and MMP-1 siRNA transfection were used in this experiment.
State equation method is a simple and practical MMP forecasting method [10-12].
Twenty-four MMPs have been identified, including collagenases (MMP-1, 8, 13, and 18), gelatinases (MMP-2 and 9), stromelysins (MMP-3 and 10), matrilisins (MMP-7 and 26), and membrane-type MMPs (MMP-14, 15, 16, 17, 24, and 25), among other types.
Metastatic tumor cells and adult immune cells share many common properties such as the ability to invade surrounding tissue, enter the lymphatic system, and migrate to regional lymph nodes.[sup][1] It has been reported that CD44, which plays a role in tumor metastasis, is also required for the function and migration of dendritic cells (DCs) through the dense extracellular matrix (ECM).[sup][1],[2] Furthermore, matrix metalloproteases (MMPs) have the capacity to support the invasion of tumor cells by degrading almost all the components of the ECM and ECM proteins.[sup][3] Usually, the expression of MMPs is low in normal cells, which allows for healthy physiology function.
Compared with the kidneys, there are fever inconsistencies in the published results of studies on MMPs and TIMPs [7].
Pro-MMP-2 is a zymogen (also called gelatinase A) and its activation involves forming a complex on the cell surface with MT1-MMP, and TIMP-2, in which a neighboring MT1-MMP cleaves proMMP-2 at the pro-domain.[sup][15] Imbalance among MMPs, MT-MMP and TIMPs result in alterations in MMP activity and contribute to pathological deposition in vascular collagen as well as remodeling of resistance arteries in hypertension.[sup][16] Aging and estrogen loss induce changes in MMPs as well as TIMP concentrations that mainly contributes to ECM remodeling.[sup][17],[18] Estrogen also exerts antifibrotic effects by both inhibiting collagen synthesis and enhancing its degradation.
Remaining LTEs were observed to inhibit both MMP activity in an order of n-Hex, n-BuOH, and [H.sub.2]O fractions in regard to their efficiency.