MMP 9 and MMP2 expression following early (5hour) and subacute (24 hour) ischemia reperfusion. An increased level of MMP expression was apparent at 5 hours and 24 hours post ischemia reperfusion (*P <0.05; different from corresponding Sham surgery control; Kruskal Wallis ANOVA and Dunn’s test). An increase in MMP 2 was not observed either in early (5 hr) or subacutely (24 hour) ischemic reperfusion.
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