Pancreatic Stellate Cells

Known as: PSC, PaSC, Cells, Pancreatic Stellate 
A star-shaped, myofibroblast-like cell in the pancreas associated with tissue maintenance. When pancreatic stellate cells are activated in response… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Pancreatic stellate cells (PSCs) produce the stromal reaction in pancreatic cancer (PC), and their interaction with cancer cells… (More)
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Pancreatic fibrosis is a characteristic feature of chronic pancreatitis and of desmoplastic reaction associated with pancreatic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Pancreatic stellate cells (PSC) produce the stromal reaction in pancreatic cancer, but their role in cancer progression is not… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Pancreatic adenocarcinoma is characterized by a dense background of tumor associated stroma originating from abundant pancreatic… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Pancreatic cancer--a tumor displaying a particularly abundant stromal reaction--is notorious for its poor prognosis. Recent… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Pancreatic stellate cells (PaSCs) are myofibroblast-like cells found in the areas of the pancreas that have exocrine function… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVES Pancreatic cancer has a very poor prognosis, largely due to its propensity for early local and distant spread… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND It is now generally accepted that chronic pancreatic injury and fibrosis may result from repeated episodes of acute… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND The pathogenesis of pancreatic fibrosis is unknown. In the liver, stellate cells play a major role in fibrogenesis by… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND & AIMS Until now, the basic matrix-producing cell type responsible for pancreas fibrosis has not been identified. In… (More)
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