Liver fibrosis.

  title={Liver fibrosis.},
  author={Alastair D. Burt},
  journal={The Biochemical journal},
  volume={411 1},
Liver damage leads to an inflammatory response and to the activation and proliferation of mesenchymal cell populations within the liver which remodel the extracellular matrix as part of an orchestrated wound-healing response. Chronic damage results in a progressive accumulation of scarring proteins (fibrosis) that, with increasing severity, alters tissue… CONTINUE READING