The bladder extracellular matrix. Part I: architecture, development and disease


From the earliest studies with epithelial cells implanted into detrusor muscle to later experiments on smooth muscle in defined collagen gels, cell niche and extracellular matrix (ECM) have been clearly shown to orchestrate cellular behavior and fate whether quiescent, migratory, or proliferative. Normal matrix can revert transformed cells to quiescence… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nrurol.2009.201


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