Published in Cancer Weekly, February 18th, 2003
"Zymogram showed that the responses of both MMPs in the host tissues were differential but concurrent. The liver, a prime target of metastases, had profound increases in MMP-2 and -9," stated W.H. Kuo and coauthors, Chung Shan Medical University, Institute of Biochemistry.
"The other usual targets had significant increases in MMP-9. MMP-2 was specifically increased in the spleen. These results indicate that the growth of tumor cells at the primary site could...
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