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Table 3 Ovarian mRNA expression for MMPs and TIMPs during photoperiod induced regression

From: Ovarian matrix metalloproteinases are differentially regulated during the estrous cycle but not during short photoperiod induced regression in Siberian hamsters (Phodopus sungorus)

  Long Day SD Week 3 SD Week 6 SD Week 9 SD 12
MMP-2 0.63 (0.0) 0.57 (0.1) 0.58 (0.1) 0.57 (0.1) 0.61 (0.1)
MMP-9 0.59 (0.0) 0.54 (0.0) 0.52 (0.0) 0.62 (0.0) 0.52 (0.1)
MMP-14 0.63 (0.1) 0.67 (0.0) 0.67 (0.1) 0.65 (0.1) 0.55 (0.1)
TIMP-1 0.72 (0.1) 0.83 (0.1) 0.76 (0.0) 0.73 (0.1) 0.71 (0.1)
TIMP-2 0.76 (0.0) 0.78 (0.1) 0.76 (0.0) 0.70 (0.1) 0.70 (0.0)
  1. Relative values normalized to Beta Actin and represented as mean (SEM). No significant differences noted.