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Increased acinar damage of salivary glands of patients with Sjögren's syndrome is paralleled by simultaneous imbalance of matrix metalloproteinase 3/tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinases 1 and matrix metalloproteinase 9/tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinases 1 ratios (2005-09)Objective. Previous findings in labial salivary glands (LSGs) from patients with Sjögren's syndrome (SS) suggest that increased activity and expression of matrix metalloproieinase 9 (MMP-9) and MMP-3 trigger the destruction ...
Matrix metalloproteinase 9 in the saliva of patients with Sjögren's syndrome: Comment on the article by Goicovich et al  (multiple letters) (John Wiley and Sons Inc., 2004-07)