The fasciacytes: A new cell devoted to fascial gliding regulation

@article{Stecco2018TheFA,
  title={The fasciacytes: A new cell devoted to fascial gliding regulation},
  author={Carla Stecco and Caterina Fede and Veronica Macchi and Andrea Porzionato and L. Petrelli and Carlo Biz and Robert A. Stern and Raffaele De Caro},
  journal={Clinical Anatomy},
  year={2018},
  volume={31}
}
Hyaluronan occurs between deep fascia and muscle, facilitating gliding between these two structures, and also within the loose connective tissue of the fascia, guaranteeing the smooth sliding of adjacent fibrous fascial layers. [...] Key Method Synthesis of the hyaluronan-rich matrix by these new cells was demonstrated by Alcian Blue staining, anti-HABP (hyaluronic acid binding protein) immunohistochemistry, and transmission electron microscopy.Expand
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