Gene Symbol: MMP8
Description: matrix metallopeptidase 8
Alias: neutrophil collagenase, matrix metallopeptidase 8 (neutrophil collagenase)
Species: cow

Top Publications

  1. Qi Y, Zhang X, Wang Y, Pang Y, Zhang Z, Zhang T, et al. Expression of MMP-1, -2, and -8 in longissimus dorsi muscle and their relationship with meat quality traits in cattle. Genet Mol Res. 2016;15:15017593 pubmed publisher
    ..This study indicates that the remodeling of the ECM has important effects both on the development of postnatal skeletal muscle and on meat quality. ..
  2. Voelz B, Kalubowilage M, Bossmann S, Troyer D, Chebel R, Mendonça L. Associations between activity of arginase or matrix metalloproteinase-8 (MMP-8) and metritis in periparturient dairy cattle. Theriogenology. 2017;97:83-88 pubmed publisher
    ..Activity of arginase before and at the time of parturition might be a potential marker for occurrence of metritis, especially in cows that develop retained fetal membranes. MMP-8 does not seem to be a potential indicator for metritis. ..