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Fibroblasts are connective tissue cells which secrete an extracellular matrix rich in collagen and other macromolecules.
Study provides better understanding of how dangerous cancer metastases arise

Study provides better understanding of how dangerous cancer metastases arise

Newly discovered molecule in the lymphatic system could play a role in autoimmune diseases

Newly discovered molecule in the lymphatic system could play a role in autoimmune diseases

Research demonstrates control mechanism of force-induced cell-to-cell attachment

Research demonstrates control mechanism of force-induced cell-to-cell attachment

'Primitive' stem cells shown to replace and repair damaged blood vessels in the retina

'Primitive' stem cells shown to replace and repair damaged blood vessels in the retina

New inhalation therapy could relieve lung fibrosis in mice and rats

New inhalation therapy could relieve lung fibrosis in mice and rats

Aggressive cancers set up a structural framework to keep the immune system at bay

Aggressive cancers set up a structural framework to keep the immune system at bay

Scientists create world’s first model of pituitary disease using human iPS cells

Scientists create world’s first model of pituitary disease using human iPS cells

Study shows how treatment resistance develops in patients with bile duct cancer

Study shows how treatment resistance develops in patients with bile duct cancer

Study reveals cellular cross-talk between regulatory T cells and fibroblast cells in pancreatic cancer microenvironment

Study reveals cellular cross-talk between regulatory T cells and fibroblast cells in pancreatic cancer microenvironment

Loss of stress hormone is a hallmark of pancreatitis, shows study

Loss of stress hormone is a hallmark of pancreatitis, shows study

Pancreatic cancer cells release signal to suppress immune system's attack on tumors

Pancreatic cancer cells release signal to suppress immune system's attack on tumors

New radiotracer can provide insights into how the heart recovers after myocardial infarction

New radiotracer can provide insights into how the heart recovers after myocardial infarction

Penn State researchers receive CDC grant to study effects of coal dust on lung disease in miners

Penn State researchers receive CDC grant to study effects of coal dust on lung disease in miners

Harvard scientists demonstrate possible strategy for achieving herpes virus control

Harvard scientists demonstrate possible strategy for achieving herpes virus control

Common cold virus could infect fetus via placenta

Common cold virus could infect fetus via placenta

Research findings provide novel therapeutic space to induce scarless regenerative healing

Research findings provide novel therapeutic space to induce scarless regenerative healing

Study shows how fiber spacing could control cell sticking

Study shows how fiber spacing could control cell sticking

UAB study suggests potential treatment target for IPF

UAB study suggests potential treatment target for IPF

Study uncovers how cells 'forget their past' while developing into a specific cell

Study uncovers how cells 'forget their past' while developing into a specific cell

Molecular gatekeepers that regulate calcium ions vital for muscle health and repair

Molecular gatekeepers that regulate calcium ions vital for muscle health and repair