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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 230805, 18 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/230805
Review Article

Extracellular Matrix Degradation and Tissue Remodeling in Periprosthetic Loosening and Osteolysis: Focus on Matrix Metalloproteinases, Their Endogenous Tissue Inhibitors, and the Proteasome

1Department of Anatomy, Histology, Embryology, Medical School, University of Patras, 26500 Patras, Greece
2Laboratory of Biochemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Patras, 26500 Patras, Greece

Received 30 April 2013; Accepted 31 May 2013

Academic Editor: Achilleas D. Theocharis

Copyright © 2013 Spyros A. Syggelos et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Spyros A. Syggelos, Alexios J. Aletras, Ioanna Smirlaki, and Spyros S. Skandalis, “Extracellular Matrix Degradation and Tissue Remodeling in Periprosthetic Loosening and Osteolysis: Focus on Matrix Metalloproteinases, Their Endogenous Tissue Inhibitors, and the Proteasome,” BioMed Research International, vol. 2013, Article ID 230805, 18 pages, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/230805