Table 2

Distribution and intensity of immunoreactivity for MMPs and TIMPs in the ciliary body

Ciliary body (n=7)
AbsNPECMPECS
NPE=non-pigmented epithelium; CM=ciliary muscles; PE=pigmented epithelium; CS=stroma in ciliary body.
MMP-13 (3)2 (1)2 (2)2 (2)
MMP-23 (3)3 (2–3)2 (1–2)2 (1–2)
MMP-33 (2–3)2 (2)2 (1–2)2 (2)
MMP-92 (2–3)2 (2)1 (1–2)1 (1–2)
TIMP-12 (2)2 (2)1 (1)1 (1)
TIMP-23 (2–3)3 (2–3)2 (2)2 (1–2)
TIMP-33 (3)2 (2)2 (2)2 (2)
TIMP-42 (2)1 (1–2)1 (1–2)1 (1)