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Fibroblast growth factor reversal of the corneal myofibroblast phenotype.
PURPOSE Keratocytes give rise to fibroblasts and myofibroblasts in wounded cornea. It is well established that treatment of fibroblasts with transforming growth factor (TGF) beta will induceExpand
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Transforming growth factor-beta-stimulated connective tissue growth factor expression during corneal myofibroblast differentiation.
PURPOSE Transforming growth factor beta1 (TGF-beta) stimulates the differentiation of myofibroblasts as indicated by the nascent expression of alpha-smooth muscle (alpha-SM) actin protein and itsExpand
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