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

Penn study sheds light on genetic cause of early hearing loss

Penn study sheds light on genetic cause of early hearing loss

Researchers test way to stop or slow cardiac fibrosis after heart injury

Researchers test way to stop or slow cardiac fibrosis after heart injury

Researchers identify role of tumor-infiltrating B-cells in melanoma progression, resistance to therapy

Researchers identify role of tumor-infiltrating B-cells in melanoma progression, resistance to therapy

TSRI scientists find new approach to reprogram ordinary adult cells into IPSCs

TSRI scientists find new approach to reprogram ordinary adult cells into IPSCs

Researchers reveal possible origin of cancer-associated fibroblasts

Researchers reveal possible origin of cancer-associated fibroblasts

Study explores periodontal status of patients with Chédiak-Higashi syndrome

Study explores periodontal status of patients with Chédiak-Higashi syndrome

Researchers identify cytotoxic nature of two-dimensional black phosphorous

Researchers identify cytotoxic nature of two-dimensional black phosphorous

Study identifies promising drug candidate for treating demyelinating diseases

Study identifies promising drug candidate for treating demyelinating diseases

Study reveals how abdominal fat could increase cancer risk

Study reveals how abdominal fat could increase cancer risk