"Matrix Metalloproteinases" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A family of zinc-dependent metalloendopeptidases that are involved in the degradation of EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX components. EC 3.4.24.-.
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