Deletion of discoidin domain receptor 2 does not affect smooth muscle cell adhesion, migration, or proliferation in response to type I collagen
Cardiovascular Pathology, 06/04/2012
Hou G et al. – Neither matrix metalloproteinase (MMP) 2 nor MMP–9 activity nor type I collagen expression was different between the cell types. Authors conclude that in vitro, endogenous DDR2 is not required for smooth muscle cell hyperplastic responses to collagen.