Protective effects of thymosin β4 in a mouse model of lung fibrosis.


Thymosin β4 (Tβ4) has been found to have several biological activities related to antiscarring and reduced fibrosis. For example, the anti-inflammatory properties of Tβ4 and its splice variant have been shown in the eye and skin. Moreover, Tβ4 treatment prevents profibrotic gene expression in cardiac and in hepatic cells in vitro and in vivo. In a recent… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.2012.06694.x


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