Solakivi T, Kunnas T, Kärkkäinen S, Jaakkola O, Nikkari S. Arachidonic acid increases matrix metalloproteinase 9 secretion and expression in human monocytic MonoMac 6 cells. Lipids Health Dis. 2009;8:11 pubmed publisher
..This study shows that of the PUFA studied, AA alone influences the expression of MMP-9, which might have implications in MMP-9 induced plaque rupture. ..
Solakivi T, Jaakkola O, Kalela A, Pispa M, Salomäki A, Lehtimaki T, et al. Lipoprotein docosapentaenoic acid is associated with serum matrix metalloproteinase-9 concentration. Lipids Health Dis. 2005;4:8 pubmed
..These findings may indicate an increased biosynthesis of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in subclinical inflammation. ..