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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… 
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Hepatic fibrosis is a dynamic process characterized by the net accumulation of extracellular matrix resulting from chronic liver… 
Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Although organ fibrosis causes significant morbidity and mortality in chronic diseases, the lack of detailed knowledge about… 
Review
2013
Review
2013
Hepatic stellate cells are resident perisinusoidal cells distributed throughout the liver, with a remarkable range of functions… 
Review
2008
Review
2008
The hepatic stellate cell has surprised and engaged physiologists, pathologists, and hepatologists for over 130 years, yet clear… 
Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Hepatic injury is associated with a defective intestinal barrier and increased hepatic exposure to bacterial products. Here we… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Background: Hepatic stellate cells (HSCs) are a major fibrogenic cell type that contributes to collagen accumulation during… 
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Bacterial lipopolysaccharide (LPS) stimulates Kupffer cells and participates in the pathogenesis of alcohol‐induced liver injury… 
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Angiotensin II (Ang II) is a pro-oxidant and fibrogenic cytokine. We investigated the role of NADPH oxidase in Ang II-induced… 
Review
2001
Review
2001
Following chronic liver injury of any etiology, there is progressive fibrosis. To date, removing the causative agent is the only… 
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Liver fibrosis results from the excessive secretion of matrix proteins by hepatic stellate cells (HSC), which proliferate during…