Table 1

Distribution and intensity of immunoreactivity for MMPs and TIMPs in the iris. Grading is presented as medians and interquartile ranges

Iris (n=7)
AbsABAEISPostE
Abs=antibodies; AB=anterior border; AE=anterior epithelium; IS=iris stroma; PostE=posterior epithelium.
MMP-13 (3)2 (2)2 (2)1 (1)
MMP-23 (3)3 (3)2 (2)2 (1–2)
MMP-33 (3)3 (2–3)2 (1–2)2 (1–2)
MMP-92 (2–3)2 (2)1 (1–2)1 (0–1)
TIMP-12 (2–3)2 (1–2)1 (1–2)1 (1)
IMP-23 (2–3)2 (2–3)2 (1–2)1 (1)
TIMP-32 (2)2 (2)1 (1)1 (1)
TIMP-41 (1–2)1 (1–2)1 (0–1)1 (1)