|Membrane-associated MMP regulators: novel cell adhesion tumor suppressor proteins?
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|Cell Adhesion, Eukaryotic Cells, Matrix Metalloproteinases, Tumor Suppressor Proteins
Matrix metalloproteinases are enzymes that regulate tissue behavior by interactions with extracellular matrix proteins. RECK, a membrane-anchored inhibitor of MMPs was recently characterized for its role in development, tissue homeostasis, and for tumor angiogenesis.