MATURITAS, vol.59, no.3, pp.268-274, 2008 (SCI-Expanded)
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Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Süleyman Demirel University Affiliated:
Objectives: Cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) and matrix metalloproteinase-2 and -9 (MMP-2 and MMP-9) are influenced by relative levels of estrogen and are involved in promoting cell proliferation and angiogenesis. The present study investigated expression of COX-2, MMP-2 and MMP-9 in endometrial polyps from premenopausal and postmenopausal women.