collagenase

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collagenase

[′kä·lə·jə‚nās]
(biochemistry)
Any proteinase that decomposes collagen and gelatin.
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Asomaning et al., "Genotypes and haplotypes of matrix metalloproteinase 1, 3 and 12 genes and the risk of lung cancer," Carcinogenesis, vol.
The algorithm combines patient age with levels of the serum markers hyaluronic acid, N-terminal propeptide of type III collagen, and tissue inhibitor of matrix metalloproteinase 1 (Gastroenterology 2004;127: 1704-13).
The algorithm combines patients age with levels of the serum markers hyaluronic acid, N-terminal propeptide of type III collagen, and tissue inhibitor of matrix metalloproteinase 1 (Gastroenterology 2004;127:1704-13).

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