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Fibroblasts are connective tissue cells which secrete an extracellular matrix rich in collagen and other macromolecules.
New TSPO-targeted PET imaging more fully evaluates extent of rheumatoid arthritis

New TSPO-targeted PET imaging more fully evaluates extent of rheumatoid arthritis

Researchers use gene therapy to cure obesity and type 2 diabetes in mice

Researchers use gene therapy to cure obesity and type 2 diabetes in mice

Researchers discover novel function of fibroblast growth factor 2 for spermatogonial stem cell

Researchers discover novel function of fibroblast growth factor 2 for spermatogonial stem cell

Salk Institute scientists receive funding for cancer research

Salk Institute scientists receive funding for cancer research

Researcher develops nanoparticle-based tags to detect viruses and cancer with high sensitivity

Researcher develops nanoparticle-based tags to detect viruses and cancer with high sensitivity

Staying up all night, sleeping all day can swiftly impact over 100 proteins in the blood

Staying up all night, sleeping all day can swiftly impact over 100 proteins in the blood

Protein researchers identify several new potential targets for cancer

Protein researchers identify several new potential targets for cancer

Researchers devise neuronal cookbook for turning skin cells into different types of neurons

Researchers devise neuronal cookbook for turning skin cells into different types of neurons

Study reveals unexpected mechanism that induces thirst after alcohol or sugar exposure

Study reveals unexpected mechanism that induces thirst after alcohol or sugar exposure

Transcription factor Sp7 found to play key role in tooth development

Transcription factor Sp7 found to play key role in tooth development

Cardiac fibroblasts contribute to heart disease

Cardiac fibroblasts contribute to heart disease

Gastrointestinal hormone offers possible new treatment for NAFLD and NASH patients

Gastrointestinal hormone offers possible new treatment for NAFLD and NASH patients

MIPT biophysicists study structure and interaction of nanofibrous scaffold with cardiac cells

MIPT biophysicists study structure and interaction of nanofibrous scaffold with cardiac cells

New low-cost microfluidic device brings single-cell technology to bedside

New low-cost microfluidic device brings single-cell technology to bedside

Epigenetic changes due to normal aging process linked to cancer risk

Epigenetic changes due to normal aging process linked to cancer risk

MGH researchers discover that macrophages contribute to untreatable type of heart failure

MGH researchers discover that macrophages contribute to untreatable type of heart failure

Ribosomes found to be cause of somatic cell pluripotency

Ribosomes found to be cause of somatic cell pluripotency

New 3D printing technique allows researchers to replicate biological structures

New 3D printing technique allows researchers to replicate biological structures

Reduced activity of transcription factor plays key role in triggering pulmonary fibrosis

Reduced activity of transcription factor plays key role in triggering pulmonary fibrosis

Nanotextured surfaces kill bacteria without harming mammalian cells

Nanotextured surfaces kill bacteria without harming mammalian cells