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Henneman, S. (author), Bildt, M.M. (author), de Groot, J. (author), Kuijpers-Jagtman, A.M. (author), Von den Hoff, J.W. (author)
The main cells in the periodontal ligament (PDL) are the fibroblasts, which play an important role in periodontal remodelling. Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) are largely responsible for the degradation of extracellular matrix proteins in the PDL. Previous studies have indicated that MMP production can be stimulated by the hormone relaxin. This...
article 2008
Bildt, M.M. (author), Snoek-van Beurden, A.M.P. (author), de Groot, J. (author), van El, B. (author), Kuijpers-Jagtman, A.M. (author), van den Hoff, J.W. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
Background and Objective: The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of chemically modified tetracyclines (CMTs) on the production of gelatinases [matrix metalloproteinase (MMP)-2 and -9] by human periodontal ligament (PDL) cells, and on the activity of recombinant gelatinases. Material and Methods: Human PDL cells were cultured...
article 2006