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Table 3 MMP-2, MMP-9, TIMP-1 and TIMP-2 ELISA and MMP-8 fluorimetry measurements, the results are expressed as mean ± SD

From: Metalloproteinases and their inhibitors are influenced by inhalative glucocorticoid therapy in combination with environmental dust reduction in equine recurrent airway obstruction

  n Before therapy After therapy P-value
MMP-2 ELISA [pg/ml] 10 4.93 ± 0.91 3.54 ± 0.71 0.005
MMP-9 ELISA [ng/ml] 10 414.59 ± 119.6 282.29 ± 101.19 0.005
TIMP-1 ELISA [pg/ml] 10 308.80 ± 7.44 249.78 ± 59.56 0.005
TIMP-2 ELISA [ng/ml] 10 26.20 ± 1.49 18.76 ± 2.79 0.002
MMP-8 Fluorimetry [RFU] 10 0.57 ± 0.85 0.1 ± 0.11 0.005
MMP-2 zymography 10 12570.98 ± 9164.32 5827.45 ± 5250.42 0.028
MMP-9 zymography 10 11176.68 ± 11255.3 2942.95 ± 2440.24 0.022