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Regeneration and Repair

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Basement membrane degeneration is mediated by (LQ)



A Metalloproteinases
B Oxidases

C Elastases
D Hydroxylases

Ans. A Metalloproteinases

Degradation of collagen and other ECM proteins is achieved by a family of matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) which are dependent on zinc ions for their activity.

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