From the Department of Dermatology and Venereology,
Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland

 

 

MATRIX METALLOPROTEINASES AND THEIR INHIBITORS IN NORMAL AND ABERRANT WOUND REPAIR

Expression patterns of collagenases-1 and -3, stromelysins-1 and -2, matrilysin, metalloelastase and TIMPs-1, -2, -3 and -4 in healing cutaneous wounds and in chronic ulcers of the skin and the intestine

 

by

Maarit Vaalamo

 

 

Academic Dissertation

To be presented, with the assent of the Medical Faculty of the University of Helsinki, for public examination in the Lecture Room of the Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, on February 4th, at 12 o`clock noon.

 

 

ISBN 951-45-9139-9 (HTML version)
Helsingin yliopiston verkkojulkaisut
Helsinki 2000

 

 

Supervised by

Docent Ulpu Saarialho-Kere
Department of Dermatology and Venereology
Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland

Reviewed by

Professor Aarne Oikarinen
Department of Dermatology
University of Oulu, Finland

and

Docent Matti Laato
Department of Surgery
University of Turku, Finland

Opponent

Professor Jyrki Heino
Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences
University of Jyväskylä, Finland

 

 

Printed version:

ISBN 952-91-1716-7
Yliopistopaino
Helsinki 2000

 

 

To Mikko, Emilia and Veikka