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Human Matrix Metalloproteinase (MMP8) 3d printed

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Full Color Sandstone
Human Matrix Metalloproteinase (MMP8) 3d printed
Human Matrix Metalloproteinase (MMP8) 3d printed

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Human Matrix Metalloproteinase (MMP8)

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  • 3D printed in Full Color Sandstone: Fully colored material with a coarse finish and a delicate feel.
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Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs), also known as matrixins, are calcium-dependent zinc-containing endopeptidases; other family members are adamalysins, serralysins, and astacins. The MMPs belong to a larger family of proteases known as the metzincin superfamily. Collectively, these enzymes are capable of degrading all kinds of extracellular matrix proteins, but also can process a number of bioactive molecules. They are known to be involved in the cleavage of cell surface receptors, the release of apoptotic ligands (such as the FAS ligand), and chemokine/cytokine inactivation. MMPs are also thought to play a major role in cell behaviors such as cell proliferation, migration (adhesion/dispersion), differentiation, angiogenesis, apoptosis, and host defense. They were first described in vertebrates (1962), including humans, but have since been found in invertebrates and plants. They are distinguished from other endopeptidases by their dependence on metal ions as cofactors, their ability to degrade extracellular matrix, and their specific evolutionary DNA sequence.

 
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Human Matrix Metalloproteinase (MMP8)
Full Color Sandstone
Width
4.0 cm
Height
5.3 cm
Depth
4.2 cm

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