Matrix Metalloproteinases in Tissue Remodelling and Inflammation


ISBN: 978-3-7643-8584-2 (Print) 978-3-7643-8585-9 (Online)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-20

    The role of MMPs in the inflammatory process of acute lung injury

  3. Chapter

    Pages 21-37

    Matrix metalloproteinases in airways inflammation of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

  4. Chapter

    Pages 39-55

    Role of matrix metalloproteases in pulmonary fibrosis

  5. Chapter

    Pages 57-69

    Anti-inflammatory properties of MMP inhibitors in experimental models of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and lung inflammation

  6. Chapter

    Pages 71-80

    Role of matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) in cystic fibrosis

  7. Chapter

    Pages 81-97

    MMPs, inflammation and pulmonary arterial hypertension

  8. Chapter

    Pages 99-122

    MMP roles in the initiation and progression of cardiac remodeling leading to congestive heart failure

  9. Chapter

    Pages 123-152

    Matrix metalloproteinases and inflammatory diseases of the central nervous system

  10. Chapter

    Pages 153-163

    Extracellular matrix remodelling and matrix metalloproteinases in the liver

  11. Back Matter

    Pages 165-170