Human MMP-1 ELISA Kit - 1 Kit (96 Wells)Our Human MMP-1 ELISA Kit is a sandwich ELISA intended for the quantitative determination of human MMP-1 in cell culture supernates, serum and plasma (heparin).
Matrix metalloproteinase-1(MMP-1) is also known as collagenase. Matrix metalloproteinases(MMPs) are zinc-dependent proteases that degrade extrMMP-1llular matrix proteins. The MMPs comprise a family of at least 20 proteolytic enzymes that play an essential role in tissue remodeling. Matrix metalloproteinase-1(MMP-1) plays an important role in the degradation of collagen in inflammatory diseases. MMP1(interstitial collagenase), MMP9(gelatinase B) and MMP12(macrophage elastase) are thought to be important in the development of emphysema. Smoking-induced MMP-1 might be important in the skin-ageing effects of tobacco smoking. The standard product used in this kit is human MMP-1 with the molecular mass of 51-53KDa. The detected MMP-1 includes zymogen and active enzyme.