myofibroblast differentiation

Known as: myofibroblast cell differentiation 
The process in which an undifferentiated cell acquires the features of a myofibroblast cell. [CL:0000186, GOC:nhn]
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
The mechanical properties of the extracellular matrix have recently been shown to promote myofibroblast differentiation and lung… (More)
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Review
2011
Review
2011
Progression of fibrosis involves interstitial hypercellularity, matrix accumulation, and atrophy of epithelial structures… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Osteopontin (OPN) is a multifunctional cytokine that is strongly expressed in healing wounds and fibrotic lesions, both of which… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Bleomycin-induced pulmonary fibrosis is characterized by inflammation, emergence of myofibroblasts, and deposition of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Fibroblast proliferation, differentiation into myofibroblasts, and increased collagen synthesis are key events during both normal… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Myofibroblast differentiation and activation by transforming growth factor-beta1 (TGF-beta1) is a critical event in the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The myocardium responds to chronic pressure or volume overload by activation and proliferation of cardiac fibroblasts and their… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
The pathogenesis of pulmonary fibrosis remains incompletely understood. Studies of associated inflammation have led to the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
We have examined the role of mechanical tension in myofibroblast differentiation using two in vivo rat models. In the first model… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Myofibroblasts, defined by their expression of smooth muscle alpha-actin, appear at corneal and dermal incisions and promote… (More)
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