Matrix metalloproteinases in fish biology and matrix turnover
Journal : Matrix Biology , vol. 44-46 , p. 86–93 , 2015
Publisher : Elsevier
International Standard Numbers
Printed : 0945-053X
Electronic : 1569-1802
Publication type : Academic literature review
DOI : doi.org/10.1016/j.matbio.2015....
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Matrix metalloproteinases have important functions for tissue turnover in fish, with relevance both for the fish industry and molecular and cellular research on embryology, inflammation and tissue repair. These metalloproteinases have been studied in different fish types, subjected to both aquaculture and experimental conditions. This review highlights studies on these metalloproteinases in relation to both fish quality and health and further, the future importance of fish for basic research studies.