機能Endopeptidase that degrades various components of the extracellular matrix, such as collagen type III and fibronectin. Activates progelatinase A. Involved in the matrix remodeling of blood vessels. Isoform short cleaves fibronectin and also collagen type III, but at lower rate. It has no effect on type I, II, IV and V collagen. However, upon interaction with CSPG4, it may be involved in degradation and invasion of type I collagen by melanoma cells.
組織特異性Expressed in heart, brain, placenta, ovary and small intestine. Isoform Short is found in the ovary.
配列類似性Belongs to the peptidase M10A family. Contains 4 hemopexin-like domains.
発生段階Expressed in tissues undergoing reconstruction. Present in fetal tissues, especially in brain. Expression seems to decline with advanced development.
ドメインThe conserved cysteine present in the cysteine-switch motif binds the catalytic zinc ion, thus inhibiting the enzyme. The dissociation of the cysteine from the zinc ion upon the activation-peptide release activates the enzyme.
翻訳後修飾The precursor is cleaved by a furin endopeptidase.
細胞内局在Cell membrane. Localized at the cell surface of melanoma cells and Secreted > extracellular space > extracellular matrix. Cell surface. Localized at the cell surface of melanoma cells.
All lanes : Anti-MMP16 antibody (ab53145) at 1/500 dilution
Lane 1 : HepG2 cell extract Lane 2 : HepG2 cell extract with immunizing peptide
Predicted band size : 57 kDa
Anti-MMP16 antibody (ab53145) 使用論文
This product has been referenced in:
Hadchouel A et al. Matrix metalloproteinase gene polymorphisms and bronchopulmonary dysplasia: identification of MMP16 as a new player in lung development. PLoS ONE3:e3188 (2008).
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