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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Evaluation of matrix metalloproteinases-2 and-9 in cats under bone demineralization secondary to induced thyrotoxicosis
Author: Costa, FS
Cardoso, MJL
Muniz, LMR
Vulcano, LC
Justulin, LA
Felisbino, SL
Martins, S
Abstract: Significant increase of activity of active forms of matrix metalloproteinases -2 and -9 in cats under induced thyrotoxicosis and bone demineralization was observed. Pro and intermediated forms of matrix metalloproteinases -2 and -9 increased at 14 days of hormonal treatment, followed by decrease tendency. A negative correlation between active forms of matrix metalloproteinases -2 and -9 and bone mineral density of radius distal extremity was also observed. The results suggest an increase of collagen matrix degradation secondary to high levels of thyroid hormones.
Subject: cat
bone demineralization
matrix metalloproteinases
Country: Brasil
Editor: Arquivo Brasileiro Medicina Veterinaria Zootecnia
Citation: Arquivo Brasileiro De Medicina Veterinaria E Zootecnia. Arquivo Brasileiro Medicina Veterinaria Zootecnia, v. 60, n. 5, n. 1053, n. 1060, 2008.
Rights: aberto
Date Issue: 2008
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