The Role of Matrix Metalloproteinases in Human Body

Hafiz Hasanov, Khayala Mammadova, Firangiz Guliyeva, Ulviya Azizova and Nigar Mikailova

MMPs are Zn dependent proteases. All of MMPs kind is multi-domain proteins and their activities are regulated by tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinases. The prevention of the pathologies which is created by MMPs used some synthetic and naturally inhibitors. This review will explain the attitude MMPs and some chemical and physical factors which to being high level and low could affect to MMPs activity and synthesis as caffeine, one of snake venom components, melatonin, serotonin, stress factor, E and C vitamins.

Published Date: 2018-12-28; Received Date: 2018-12-03