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World J Gastrointest Oncol. Jun 15, 2011; 3(6): 79-98
Published online Jun 15, 2011. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v3.i6.79
Figure 1
Figure 1 Schematic overview of the various types of matrix metalloproteinase-producing cells that are involved in the different processes during the various stages of cancer. MMP: Matrix metalloproteinase; TIMP: Tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase.
Figure 2
Figure 2 Forest plot of gastrointestinal cancer risk associated with the MMP-2 -1306 C/T polymorphism. Results are expressed as Odds ratios ± 95% confidence interval (CI) for CC vs CT+TT. The size of the diamonds indicates the size of the study cohort.