Table 2

Levels of MMP-9 and TIMP-1 protein in the microvessels after MCAO and after treatment with U0126 at 0, 6, and 12 hours post occlusion

Cerebral microvessels


Control

MCAO

MCAO + U0126 - 0 h

MCAO + U0126 - 6 h

MCAO + U0126 - 12 h

MMP-9 (%) ± SEM

100 ± 3.5

127 ± 1.5*

90 ± 9.8§

92.5 ± 4.05§

97 ± 4.4

TIMP-1 (%) ± SEM

100 ± 5

141 ± 2.6*

104 ± 5.3§

101 ± 6§

129 ± 7.3


Maddahi et al. BMC Neuroscience 2009 10:56   doi:10.1186/1471-2202-10-56

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