Hamudi El-Armouche

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Hepatic stellate cells (HSCs), the pericytes of hepatic sinusoids, and liver myofibroblasts (rMFs), cells located in the portal field and around the pericentral area, are the principal fibrogenic cell types of the liver. In cases of liver damage HSCs undergo "activation," i.e., they acquire a myofibroblast-like appearance and synthesize huge amounts of(More)
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