gelatinase

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gelatinase

[′jel·ə·tə‚nās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme, found in some yeasts and molds, that liquefies gelatin.
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NAFs from BBD patients who subsequently developed BC showed additional gelatinolytic bands (activated forms of both gelatinase A and B; Fig.
Zymographic analysis of circulating and tissue forms of colon carcinoma gelatinase A (MMP-2) and B (MMP-9) separated by mono- and two-dimensional electrophoresis.
Because the preanalytical impact of blood sampling is well known for gelatinase A (EC 3.
Latent and active forms of gelatinase A were characterized from guanidine HC1 extracts of rat cervixes from non-pregnant rats, and pregnant rats at day 11, 17, term and 4 days post partum using gel zymography and/or western blot analyses (1, 2).
Previous reports indicate that the development of myopia in a variety of animal models is accompanied by increased levels of gelatinase A (72 kD gelatinase, MMP-2) activity in the posterior sclera (1,2).