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Taking two cuts at pain

Matrix metalloproteases (MMPs) are shedding their traditional roles in tissue remodeling and appearing as players in diseases of the nervous system. MMP2 and MMP9 provide the latest example, with converging roles in chronic pain after peripheral nerve injury (pages 331–336).

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Beggs, S., Salter, M. Taking two cuts at pain. Nat Med 14, 243–244 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1038/nm0308-243

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