Myofibroblasts

Known as: Myofibroblast 
A spindle-shaped cell that exhibits characteristics of both fibroblasts and smooth muscle cells. It has an elongated nucleus and does not have basal… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
Tumorigenesis is a complex and dynamic process, consisting of three stages: initiation, progression, and metastasis. Tumors are… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
Chronic liver inflammation leads to fibrosis and cirrhosis, which is the 12th leading cause of death in the United States… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Myofibroblasts are associated with organ fibrosis, but their precise origin and functional role remain unknown. We used multiple… (More)
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2008
Review
2008
Tissue integrity is maintained by the stroma in physiology. In cancer, however, tissue invasion is driven by the stroma… (More)
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2007
Review
2007
  • Boris Hinz
  • The Journal of investigative dermatology
  • 2007
It is generally accepted that fibroblast-to-myofibroblast differentiation represents a key event during wound healing and tissue… (More)
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2003
Review
2003
The demonstration that fibroblastic cells acquire contractile features during the healing of an open wound, thus modulating into… (More)
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2002
Review
2002
During the past 20 years, it has become generally accepted that the modulation of fibroblastic cells towards the myofibroblastic… (More)
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1999
Review
1999
Myofibroblasts are a unique group of smooth-muscle-like fibroblasts that have a similar appearance and function regardless of… (More)
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1994
Review
1994
clinical case reconstructed by Guido Majno (1975) from the Hippocratic records describes a wrestler who visits the iatreion (out… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
Granulation tissue fibroblasts (myofibroblasts) develop several ultrastructural and biochemical features of smooth muscle (SM… (More)
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