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Fibroblasts are connective tissue cells which secrete an extracellular matrix rich in collagen and other macromolecules.
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

Researchers discover how unusually long strands of RNA work in skin cells

Researchers discover how unusually long strands of RNA work in skin cells

Researchers establish function of long RNA strands in skin development and disease

Researchers establish function of long RNA strands in skin development and disease

Overcoming Challenges of Assays of Complex Cellular Models with Real-Time Live-Cell Analysis

Overcoming Challenges of Assays of Complex Cellular Models with Real-Time Live-Cell Analysis

Cancer drugs may offer new way to control high blood pressure

Cancer drugs may offer new way to control high blood pressure

Study identifies molecular pathway critical to development of fibrosis

Study identifies molecular pathway critical to development of fibrosis

Scientists find key that allows neural differentiation of microRNA-deficient pluripotent stem cells

Scientists find key that allows neural differentiation of microRNA-deficient pluripotent stem cells

New method for acquiring viable cells from cryopreserved tissue could be used as model for RA research

New method for acquiring viable cells from cryopreserved tissue could be used as model for RA research

New findings offer promising druggable target to root out metastatic pancreatic cancer

New findings offer promising druggable target to root out metastatic pancreatic cancer