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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… Expand
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2019
Review
2019
Macrophages have important roles in immune surveillance and in the maintenance of kidney homeostasis; their response to renal… Expand
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2019
Review
2019
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is one of the most aggressive types of cancer and lacks effective therapeutic approaches. Most HCC… Expand
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2019
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2019
Endothelial to mesenchymal transition (EndMT) is a process whereby an endothelial cell undergoes a series of molecular events… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Tissue fibrosis is a pathological condition that is associated with impaired epithelial repair and excessive deposition of… Expand
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2018
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2018
Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is a severe auto-immune disease, characterized by vasculopathy and fibrosis of connective tissues. SSc… Expand
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2018
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2018
Renal fibrosis, especially tubulointerstitial fibrosis, is the inevitable outcome of all progressive chronic kidney diseases… Expand
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2018
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2018
  • J. Zent, L. Guo
  • Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry
  • 2018
  • Corpus ID: 52159634
Myofibroblasts are central mediators of fibrosis. Typically derived from resident fibroblasts, myofibroblasts represent a… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Purpose The purpose of this review was to provide detailed insights into the pathophysiology of myofibroblast-mediated fibrosis… Expand
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2017
Review
2017
Abstract Intestinal fibrosis is a major complication of the inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) and although inflammation is… Expand
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2016
Review
2016
In this Review we summarize our current understanding of the biology of mesenchymal cells of the intestinal lamina propria… Expand
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