Marina Rolo Pinheiro da Rosa et al.
Tumour biology : the journal of the International Society for Oncodevelopmental Biology and Medicine, 35(11), 11107-11120 (2014-08-08)
Ameloblastoma is an odontogenic tumor characterized by local invasiveness and frequent recurrence. The surrounding stroma, composed of different cell types and extracellular matrix (ECM), may influence ameloblastoma invasive behavior. Furthermore, tumor and stromal cells secrete matrix metalloproteases (MMPs), which, in