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Table 1 The five main groups of matrix metalloproteinases

From: Proteinases in the joint: clinical relevance of proteinases in joint destruction

Group MMPs
Collagenases MMP-1 (collagenase-1), MMP-8 (collagenase-2),
  MMP-13 (collagenase-3),
  MMP-18 (collagenase-4)
Gelatinases MMP-2 (gelatinases A), MMP-9 (gelatinases B)
Stromelysins MMP-3 (stromelysin-1), MMP-10 (stromelysin-2),
  MMP-11 (stromelysin-3)
Matrilysins MMP-7, MMP-26
MT MMPs MMP-14 (MT1-MMP), MMP-15 (MT2-MMP),
  MMP-16 (MT3-MMP), MMP-17 (MT4-MMP),
  MMP-24 (MT5-MMP), MMP-25 (MT6-MMP)
  1. MMP, matrix metalloproteinase; MT, membrane type.