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Fibroblasts are connective tissue cells which secrete an extracellular matrix rich in collagen and other macromolecules.
Research reveals clues to how a molecule improves appearance of surgery scars

Research reveals clues to how a molecule improves appearance of surgery scars

Single-cell RNA sequencing reveals cells that could protect from fatal lung disease

Single-cell RNA sequencing reveals cells that could protect from fatal lung disease

Specialized protein appears to regulate key step in cancer metastasis

Specialized protein appears to regulate key step in cancer metastasis

Molecular imaging can improve therapeutic management of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinomas

Molecular imaging can improve therapeutic management of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinomas

Elevated levels of circulating proteins linked with protection against diabetic kidney disease

Elevated levels of circulating proteins linked with protection against diabetic kidney disease

Study details health risks, growth patterns, and treatment outcomes of people with achondroplasia

Study details health risks, growth patterns, and treatment outcomes of people with achondroplasia

PET radiotracer can noninvasively identify and monitor pulmonary fibrosis

PET radiotracer can noninvasively identify and monitor pulmonary fibrosis

Protein in prostate cancer may prevent tumor from spreading to the bone

Protein in prostate cancer may prevent tumor from spreading to the bone

Researchers create cellular and spatial “atlas” of the choroid plexus during different life stages

Researchers create cellular and spatial “atlas” of the choroid plexus during different life stages

Cdkn1a transcript variant 2 is selectively elevated during natural aging across mouse tissues

Cdkn1a transcript variant 2 is selectively elevated during natural aging across mouse tissues

Penn State researchers develop a way to study microenvironment of breast cancer in 3D

Penn State researchers develop a way to study microenvironment of breast cancer in 3D

New study reveals mechanisms that result in lethal COVID-19

New study reveals mechanisms that result in lethal COVID-19

Host protein mimicry of SARS-CoV-2 receptor binding motif

Host protein mimicry of SARS-CoV-2 receptor binding motif

Drugs can help prevent progression of cardiac hypertrophy in hemodialysis patients

Drugs can help prevent progression of cardiac hypertrophy in hemodialysis patients

Researchers discover a gene family strongly implicated in the development of liver cancer

Researchers discover a gene family strongly implicated in the development of liver cancer

'Brain glue' may aid in functional neural repair after severe TBI

'Brain glue' may aid in functional neural repair after severe TBI

Soft X-ray microscopy shows how viral pathogens penetrate human cells

Soft X-ray microscopy shows how viral pathogens penetrate human cells

A modified protein mediates development of lung fibrosis after cadmium/carbon black exposure

A modified protein mediates development of lung fibrosis after cadmium/carbon black exposure

Lab-created heart valves implanted in young lambs can grow with the animal

Lab-created heart valves implanted in young lambs can grow with the animal

Cellular maps capture COVID-19 pathogenesis in detail

Cellular maps capture COVID-19 pathogenesis in detail