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Table 2 Baseline plasma levels of MMPs and TIMP-1

From: Elevated circulating metalloproteinase 7 predicts recurrent cardiovascular events in patients with carotid stenosis: a prospective cohort study

Biomarker Patients (n = 31) Controls (n = 26)  
MMP-1, ng/ml 11.8 (9.5) 6.2 (4.1) p = .003
MMP-2, ng/ml 125.3 (6.5) 135 (6.4) p = .3
MMP-7, ng/ml 20.4 (6.4) 17.5 (4.1) p = .02
MMP-9, ng/ml 117.8 (10.7) 123.5 (12.4) p = .7
MMP-10, pg/ml 726.7 (81.6) 513.2 (40.0) p = .01
TIMP-1, ng/ml 211.6 (9.4) 195.5 (8.1) p = .2
  1. Data are expressed as the mean (standard deviation). MMP metalloproteinase, TIMP tissue inhibitor of matrix metalloproteinases