Published in Genetics and Environmental Health Week, May 14th, 2008
"Candidate modifier genes include MMP1, encoding matrix metalloproteinase 1, the first gene implicated in RDEB before its primary role in the disease was excluded. Type VU collagen is a substrate of MMP1 and an imbalance between its synthesis and degradation could conceivably...
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