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Aliases for MMP7 Gene

Aliases for MMP7 Gene

  • Matrix Metallopeptidase 7 2 3
  • Matrix Metalloproteinase 7 (Matrilysin, Uterine) 2 3
  • Matrix Metalloproteinase-7 3 4
  • Uterine Metalloproteinase 3 4
  • Pump-1 Protease 3 4
  • Matrilysin 2 3
  • Matrin 3 4
  • MPSL1 3 4
  • MMP-7 3 4
  • Matrix Metallopeptidase 7 (Matrilysin, Uterine) 3
  • Uterine Matrilysin 3
  • EC 4
  • EC 3.4.24 63
  • PUMP-1 3
  • PUMP1 4

External Ids for MMP7 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for MMP7 Gene

  • MPSL1

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for MMP7 Gene

  • GC11M104584
  • GC11M103748
  • GC11M101928
  • GC11M101896
  • GC11M098318

Summaries for MMP7 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for MMP7 Gene

  • Proteins of the matrix metalloproteinase (MMP) family are involved in the breakdown of extracellular matrix in normal physiological processes, such as embryonic development, reproduction, and tissue remodeling, as well as in disease processes, such as arthritis and metastasis. Most MMP's are secreted as inactive proproteins which are activated when cleaved by extracellular proteinases. The enzyme encoded by this gene degrades proteoglycans, fibronectin, elastin and casein and differs from most MMP family members in that it lacks a conserved C-terminal protein domain. The enzyme is involved in wound healing, and studies in mice suggest that it regulates the activity of defensins in intestinal mucosa. The gene is part of a cluster of MMP genes which localize to chromosome 11q22.3. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for MMP7 Gene

MMP7 (Matrix Metallopeptidase 7) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with MMP7 include focal myositis and pediatric multiple sclerosis. Among its related pathways are GPCR Pathway and Angiogenesis (CST). GO annotations related to this gene include metalloendopeptidase activity. An important paralog of this gene is MMP13.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MMP7 Gene

  • Degrades casein, gelatins of types I, III, IV, and V, and fibronectin. Activates procollagenase.

Tocris Summary for MMP7 Gene

  • Matrix metalloproteases (matrix metalloproteinase, MMPs), also called matrixins, are zinc-dependent endopeptidases that are the major proteases involved in ECM degradation. MMPs are capable of degrading a wide range of extracellular molecules and a number of bioactive molecules. 24 matrixin genes have been identified in humans, which can be organized into six groups based on domain organization and substrate preference: Collagenases (MMP-1, -8 and -13), Gelatinases (MMP-2 and MMP-9), Stromelysins (MMP-3, -10 and -11), Matrilysin (MMP-7 and MMP-26), Membrane-type (MT)-MMPs (MMP-14, -15, -16, -17, -24 and -25) and others (MMP-12, -19, -20, -21, -23, -27 and -28). MMP activity is regulated by two major endogenous inhibitors: alpha2-macroglobulin and tissue inhibitors of metalloproteases (TIMPs). MMPs play a central role in cell proliferation, migration, differentiation, angiogenesis, apoptosis and host defences. Dysregulatoin of MMPs has been implicated in many diseases including arthritis, chronic ulcers, encephalomyelitis and cancer. Tumour metastasis is a multistep process involving the dessemination of tumor cells from the primary tumor to secondarys at a distant organ or tissue. One of the first steps in metastasis is the degradation of the basement membrane, a process in which MMPs have been implicated. MMPs are secreted by tumor cells themselves or by surrounding stromal cells stimulated by the nearby tumor. Numerous studies have linked altered MMP expression in different human cancers with poor disease prognosis. MMP-1, -2, -3, -7, -9, -13 and -14 all have elevated expression in primary tumors and/or metastases. Synthetic or natural inhibitors of MMPs result in inhibition of metastasis, while up-regulation of MMPs led to enhanced cancer cell invasion.

Gene Wiki entry for MMP7 Gene

No data available for PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for MMP7 Gene

Genomics for MMP7 Gene

Regulatory Elements for MMP7 Gene

Genomic Location for MMP7 Gene

102,520,508 bp from pter
102,530,753 bp from pter
10,246 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for MMP7 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for MMP7 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for MMP7 Gene

Proteins for MMP7 Gene

  • Protein details for MMP7 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q9BTK9

    Protein attributes for MMP7 Gene

    267 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    29677 Da
    Name=Ca(2+); Xref=ChEBI:CHEBI:29108; Note=Binds 2 calcium ions per subunit.;
    Name=Zn(2+); Xref=ChEBI:CHEBI:29105; Note=Binds 2 Zn(2+) ions per subunit.;
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for MMP7 Gene

neXtProt entry for MMP7 Gene

Proteomics data for MMP7 Gene at MOPED

Selected DME Specific Peptides for MMP7 Gene

Post-translational modifications for MMP7 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for MMP7 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
Reactome Protein details:
REFSEQ proteins:

Antibody Products

  • Cell Signaling Technology (CST) Antibodies for MMP7 (MMP7)

Protein Products

Domains for MMP7 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for MMP7 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • P09237
  • The conserved cysteine present in the cysteine-switch motif binds the catalytic zinc ion, thus inhibiting the enzyme. The dissociation of the cysteine from the zinc ion upon the activation-peptide release activates the enzyme
  • Belongs to the peptidase M10A family.
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Function for MMP7 Gene

Molecular function for MMP7 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
matrix metalloproteinase 7,regulator of matrix remodeling,component of MMP cluster,matrilysin,stromelysin subclass of MMP,expressed in uterus,also expressed in Paneth cells (in mice),colocalizing and regulating DEFA5,generating angiostatin fragments by hydrolyzing plasminogen,overexpressed in 82% of colorectal,regulating by beta catenin/CF4 and important factor in early tumor growth progression and metastasis
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity:
Cleavage of 14-Ala- -Leu-15 and 16-Tyr- -Leu-17 in B chain of insulin. No action on collagen types I, II, IV, V. Cleaves gelatin chain alpha-2(I) > alpha-1(I)
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Degrades casein, gelatins of types I, III, IV, and V, and fibronectin. Activates procollagenase.

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for MMP7 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for MMP7 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0004222 metalloendopeptidase activity IEA --
GO:0008233 peptidase activity --
GO:0008237 metallopeptidase activity --
GO:0008270 zinc ion binding IEA --
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Animal Models for MMP7 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for MMP7:

Animal Model Products

miRNA for MMP7 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target MMP7

miRNA Products

Inhibitory RNA Products

  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for MMP7

In Situ Assay Products

Flow Cytometry Products

No data available for Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for MMP7 Gene

Localization for MMP7 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MMP7 Gene

Secreted, extracellular space, extracellular matrix.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for MMP7 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for MMP7 gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 4
plasma membrane 3
cytoskeleton 2
nucleus 2
endoplasmic reticulum 1
lysosome 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for MMP7 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005576 extracellular region TAS --
GO:0005578 proteinaceous extracellular matrix IEA --
GO:0005615 extracellular space TAS 1497627
GO:0031012 extracellular matrix --
GO:0070062 extracellular exosome IDA 23376485
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Pathways for MMP7 Gene

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PCR Array Products

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for MMP7 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0002779 antibacterial peptide secretion IEA --
GO:0002780 antibacterial peptide biosynthetic process IEA --
GO:0006508 proteolysis IEA --
GO:0022617 extracellular matrix disassembly TAS --
GO:0030198 extracellular matrix organization TAS --
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Compounds for MMP7 Gene

Compound Products

(5) Tocris Compounds for MMP7 Gene

Compound Action Cas Number
Batimastat Potent, broad spectrum MMP inhibitor [130370-60-4]
GI 254023X Selective ADAM10 metalloprotease inhibitor [260264-93-5]
GM 6001 Broad spectrum MMP inhibitor [142880-36-2]
Ro 32-3555 Potent, collagenase-selective MMP inhibitor [190648-49-8]
WAY 170523 Potent and selective inhibitor of MMP-13 [307002-73-9]

(3) ApexBio Compounds for MMP7 Gene

Compound Action Cas Number
Batimastat (BB-94) MMP inhibitor [130370-60-4]
Doxycycline HCl Tetracycline antibiotic;MMP inhibitor;cell selection reagent [10592-13-9]
Marimastat "MMPs inhibitor,board spectrum" [154039-60-8]

(1) HMDB Compounds for MMP7 Gene

Compound Synonyms Cas Number PubMed IDs
  • Ca

(33) Novoseek inferred chemical compound relationships for MMP7 Gene

Compound -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
(4-aminophenyl)mercuric acetate 69.9 2
marimastat 56 4
matrigel 52.5 1
auraptene 50.7 3
vegf 46.5 31
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Transcripts for MMP7 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for MMP7 Gene

Unigene Clusters for MMP7 Gene

Matrix metallopeptidase 7 (matrilysin, uterine):
Representative Sequences:

miRNA Products

Inhibitory RNA Products

  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for MMP7

Primer Products

Flow Cytometry Products

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for MMP7 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for MMP7 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for MMP7 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for MMP7 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for MMP7 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Minor Salivary Gland (18.0), Kidney - Cortex (8.1), Pancreas (5.7), and Breast - Mammary Tissue (4.4).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues for MMP7 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Cervix (29.4), Stomach (13.7), and Islet of Langerhans (13.2).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for MMP7 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for MMP7 Gene Hs.2256

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In Situ Assay Products

No data available for mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt and Expression partners for MMP7 Gene

Orthologs for MMP7 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of eukaryotes.

Orthologs for MMP7 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia MMP7 35
  • 80.52 (n)
  • 74.16 (a)
MMP7 36
  • 75 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia MMP7 35
  • 81.12 (n)
  • 78.52 (a)
MMP7 36
  • 76 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Mmp7 35
  • 74.4 (n)
  • 70.34 (a)
Mmp7 16
Mmp7 36
  • 69 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia MMP7 35
  • 98.75 (n)
  • 98.5 (a)
MMP7 36
  • 99 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Mmp7 35
  • 73.89 (n)
  • 70.34 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia MMP7 36
  • 56 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia MMP7 36
  • 56 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves MMP7 35
  • 59.62 (n)
  • 53.46 (a)
MMP7 36
  • 52 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia -- 36
  • 45 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii mmp30 36
  • 24 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta Mmp2 37
  • 53 (a)
thale cress
(Arabidopsis thaliana)
eudicotyledons AT4G16640 35
  • 49.42 (n)
  • 43.86 (a)
(Oryza sativa)
Liliopsida Os10g0557900 35
  • 44.66 (n)
  • 37.94 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 20 (a)
Species with no ortholog for MMP7:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
  • African malaria mosquito (Anopheles gambiae)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • bread mold (Neurospora crassa)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • E. coli (Escherichia coli)
  • filamentous fungi (Aspergillus nidulans)
  • Firmicute bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
  • fission yeast (Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • K. lactis yeast (Kluyveromyces lactis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rice blast fungus (Magnaporthe grisea)
  • schistosome parasite (Schistosoma mansoni)
  • sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis)
  • sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)
  • sorghum (Sorghum bicolor)
  • soybean (Glycine max)
  • stem rust fungus (Puccinia graminis)
  • sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for MMP7 Gene

Gene Tree for MMP7 (if available)
Gene Tree for MMP7 (if available)

Paralogs for MMP7 Gene

Selected SIMAP similar genes for MMP7 Gene using alignment to 2 proteins:

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Variants for MMP7 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for MMP7 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 11 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs14983 -- 102,520,694(-) TGTTC(C/T)TCCAC utr-variant-3-prime
rs1996352 -- 102,525,516(+) TTGCA(C/T)TCACA intron-variant
rs2156528 -- 102,521,925(-) AAGAA(A/C)CACTG intron-variant
rs2187364 -- 102,521,649(-) CAAGT(A/C)ACTTC intron-variant
rs2408390 -- 102,530,352(+) GATGA(A/C)CTTCC intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for MMP7 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv469990 CNV Gain 18288195
nsv468854 CNV Gain 19166990

Relevant External Links for MMP7 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MMP7 Gene

Disorders for MMP7 Gene

(2) University of Copenhagen DISEASES for MMP7 Gene

(93) Novoseek inferred disease relationships for MMP7 Gene

Disease -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
metastasis 68.1 140
colon cancer 63.6 33
tumors 61.1 184
colorectal cancer 58.4 42
cancer 56.7 100

Relevant External Links for MMP7

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
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No data available for OMIM , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for MMP7 Gene

Publications for MMP7 Gene

  1. Allele-specific regulation of matrix metalloproteinase-7 promoter activity is associated with coronary artery luminal dimensions among hypercholesterolemic patients. (PMID: 11701474) JormsjAP S. … Eriksson P. (Arterioscler. Thromb. Vasc. Biol. 2001) 3 23 48
  2. Purification and characterization of extracellular matrix-degrading metalloproteinase, matrin (pump-1), secreted from human rectal carcinoma cell line. (PMID: 2253219) Miyazaki K. … Umeda M. (Cancer Res. 1990) 3 4 23
  3. The functional polymorphism in the matrix metalloproteinase-7 promoter increases susceptibility to esophageal squamous cell carcinoma, gastric cardiac adenocarcinoma and non-small cell lung carcinoma. (PMID: 15930031) Zhang J. … Kuang G. (Carcinogenesis 2005) 3 23 48
  4. Polymorphisms in the promoter regions of the matrix metalloproteinases-1, -3, -7, and -9 and the risk of epithelial ovarian cancer in China. (PMID: 16278009) Li Y. … Fang S. (Gynecol. Oncol. 2006) 3 23 48
  5. Polymorphisms in the promoter regions of the matrix metalloproteinases-7, -9 and the risk of endometriosis and adenomyosis in China. (PMID: 16455621) Shan K. … Yan L. (Mol. Hum. Reprod. 2006) 3 23 48

Products for MMP7 Gene

  • Addgene plasmids for MMP7

Sources for MMP7 Gene

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