Gene Symbol: zmp-1
Description: Matrix metalloproteinase-A
Alias: Matrix metalloproteinase-A
Species: Caenorhabditis elegans

Top Publications

  1. Sherwood D, Butler J, Kramer J, Sternberg P. FOS-1 promotes basement-membrane removal during anchor-cell invasion in C. elegans. Cell. 2005;121:951-62 pubmed
    ..These results reveal a key genetic network that controls basement-membrane removal during cell invasion. ..
  2. Wada K, Sato H, Kinoh H, Kajita M, Yamamoto H, Seiki M. Cloning of three Caenorhabditis elegans genes potentially encoding novel matrix metalloproteinases. Gene. 1998;211:57-62 pubmed
    ..elegans MMPs are structurally closely related with those of mammalian MMPs. ..
  3. Fernandes J, Sternberg P. The tailless ortholog nhr-67 regulates patterning of gene expression and morphogenesis in the C. elegans vulva. PLoS Genet. 2007;3:e69 pubmed
    ..We postulate that the differential levels and combinatorial patterns of lin-11, cog-1, and nhr-67 expression are a part of a regulatory code for the mature vulval cell types...