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Mona,

island, Puerto Rico: see under Mona PassageMona Passage
, strait, c.80 mi (130 km) wide, between Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. Connecting the N Atlantic Ocean with the Caribbean Sea, it is a favored shipping lane, but its waters are treacherous for small craft.
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Mona,

Roman name for the island of AngleseyAnglesey
or Anglesea
, island and county (1985 est. pop. 68,800), 278 sq mi (719 sq km), NW Wales. Beaumaris is the chief town. It is a region of low, rolling hills. The principal industries are agriculture and stock raising.
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, Wales. It was also sometimes used to designate the Isle of ManMan, Isle of,
island and dependency of the British crown (2015 est. pop. 83,000), 227 sq mi (588 sq km), off Great Britain, in the Irish Sea. The coast is rocky with precipitous cliffs; the Calf of Man is a detached rocky islet off the southwest coast.
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The aim of this study was to determine whether urine levels of MMP2, MMP9, TIMP1, TIMP2 and TGF-[beta]1 increase in children with T1DM and serve to predict a progressive renal injury.
The methylation levels of selected site-specific CpG sites from MMP2 were determined by bisulfite sequencing.
MMP2 and acrosin are major proteinases associated with the inner acrosomal membrane and may cooperate in sperm penetration of the zona pellucida during fertilization.
After treatment for 24 h, (A) cell migration, (B) cell invasion, (C) and protein levels of MMP9 and MMP2 were determined by transwell assay and western blot.
Fenofibrate attenuates pressure overload-induced cardiac hypertrophy partly by inhibiting the binding of p65-NF[kappa]B to NFATc4, the c-Jun NH2-terminal kinase pathway, ERK activation, and MMP2 activity, as well as increasing high mobility group box 1 (HMGB1) levels in nuclei [12, 15, 33, 34].
Levels of metalloproteinases (MMP2, MMP23) were upregulated in the model group [31].
These results offer further evidence that Egr1 can promote kidney fibrosis in addition to binding to the promoters of COL1A1, COMP, periostin, MMP2, TIMP1, and OPN.
The aim of the present study was to determine whether the most common MMP1, MMP2, MMP3, and MMP9 gene polymorphisms in maternal and fetal genes are associated with preeclampsia.
Sewairi et al., "Mutation of the matrix metalloproteinase 2 gene (MMP2) causes a multicentric osteolysis and arthritis syndrome," Nature Genetics, vol.
AREG Induces Protein Expression of MMP-9 and MMP2. Since it has been shown that AREG regulates apoptosis of hepatocytes via memFasL shedding [30], we theorized that AREG might also affect PICD via regulation of extrinsic apoptosis signaling.