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Substance Name: Metalloproteinase inhibitor-1
RN: 140208-24-8


  • A member of the family of TISSUE INHIBITOR OF METALLOPROTEINASES. It is a N-glycosylated protein, molecular weight 28 kD, produced by a vast range of cell types and found in a variety of tissues and body fluids. It has been shown to suppress metastasis and inhibit tumor invasion in vitro.

Classification Codes

  • Enzyme Inhibitors
  • Matrix Metalloproteinase Inhibitors
  • Protease Inhibitors
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Metalloproteinase inhibitor-1

MeSH Heading

  • Tissue Inhibitor of Metalloproteinase-1


  • BF-TIMP1
  • Collagenase inhibitor
  • Erythroid-potentiating activity
  • Fibroblast collagenase inhibitor
  • Metalloproteinase inhibitor 1
  • Metalloproteinase inhibitor-1
  • RH-Polypeptide-58
  • RH-Polypeptide-58 [INCI]
  • TIMP-1
  • TIMP1
  • Tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinases 1

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 140208-24-8


  • JEI620J8JX

System Generated Number

  • 0140208248