Hepatic Stellate Cells

Known as: Cells, Hepatic Stellate, Stellate Cells, Hepatic, Cell, Hepatic Stellate 
A star-shaped cell in the liver associated with the development of fibrosis. When stellate cells are activated in response to an injury, they… (More)
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2015
Review
2015
Liver fibrosis is the pathological consequence of chronic liver diseases, where an excessive deposition of extracellular matrix… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
The myofibroblastic differentiation of hepatic stellate cells (HSC) is a critical event in liver fibrosis and is part of the… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
UNLABELLED In addition to liver-resident Kupffer cells, infiltrating immune cells have recently been linked to the development of… (More)
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2009
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2009
Hepatic fibrosis develops as a response to chronic liver injury and almost exclusively occurs in a proinflammatory environment… (More)
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2009
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2009
BACKGROUND/AIMS To reveal the microRNA (miRNA) expression profile and related roles in rat HSCs during activation. METHODS… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Liver cirrhosis is the main risk factor for the development of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Activated hepatic stellate cells… (More)
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2005
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2005
BACKGROUND Hepatic stellate cells (HSCs) are a major fibrogenic cell type that contributes to collagen accumulation during… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Hepatic stellate cells (HSC) undergo transdifferentiation (activation) from lipid-storing pericytes to myofibroblastic cells to… (More)
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2002
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2002
The activated hepatic stellate cell (HSC) is central to liver fibrosis as the major source of collagens I and III and the tissue… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Liver fibrosis results from the excessive secretion of matrix proteins by hepatic stellate cells (HSC), which proliferate during… (More)
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