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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

BiomarkerPatients (n = 31)Controls (n = 26) 
MMP-1, ng/ml11.8 (9.5)6.2 (4.1)p = .003
MMP-2, ng/ml125.3 (6.5)135 (6.4)p = .3
MMP-7, ng/ml20.4 (6.4)17.5 (4.1)p = .02
MMP-9, ng/ml117.8 (10.7)123.5 (12.4)p = .7
MMP-10, pg/ml726.7 (81.6)513.2 (40.0)p = .01
TIMP-1, ng/ml211.6 (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