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TIMP1

Basics

Aliases:
This biomarker is also known as:
  • Collagenase inhibitor,
  • HCI,
  • tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase 1 (erythroid potentiating activity, collagenase inhibitor),
  • Fibroblast collagenase inhibitor,
  • EPO,
  • TIMP metallopeptidase inhibitor 1,
  • CLGI,
  • Erythroid-potentiating activity,
  • Tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinases 1,
  • TIMP-1,
  • TIMP,
  • metalloproteinase inhibitor 1,

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Description…

The TIMP1 protein encoded by this TIMP gene family are natural inhibitors of the matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs), a group of peptidases involved in degradation of the extracellular matrix. In addition to its inhibitory role against most of the known MMPs, the encoded protein is able to promote cell proliferation in a wide range of cell types, and may also have an anti-apoptotic function. Transcription of the TIMP1 gene is highly inducible in response to many cytokines and hormones. Metalloproteinase 1 is a stromal factor with multiple functions. Overexpression reduces pancreatic cancer cell implantation, growth, metastasis, and angiogenesis, while increasing tumor apoptosis, all without altering metallopeptidase 2 production.

Attributes

QA State: Under Review
Type: Protein
Short Name:

Datasets

There are no datasets associated with this biomarker.

Organs

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Studies

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Publications

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Resources

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News

The final report of the 2013 Cancer Biomarkers Bioinformatics Workshop is now available.

Announcement 06/26/2014


Please click here to register for the 9th EDRN Scientific Workshop from September 8-10, 2014, in Bethesda, Maryland. The meeting registration page also has agendas and hotel reservation information.
Announcement 06/05/2014


Funding Opportunity Available

Both RFAs for Molecular and Cellular Characterization of Screen-Detected Lesions have been published.

RFA-CA-14-010.html

and

RFA-CA-14-011.html