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Fibroblasts are connective tissue cells which secrete an extracellular matrix rich in collagen and other macromolecules.
New approach with mRNA preparation reprograms T cells to attack heart fibroblasts

New approach with mRNA preparation reprograms T cells to attack heart fibroblasts

Researchers explore novel strategy to improve the reprogramming efficiency of human fibroblasts

Researchers explore novel strategy to improve the reprogramming efficiency of human fibroblasts

Study finds all three proteins required for SARS-CoV-2 infection present in human glossopharyngeal and vagal nerves

Study finds all three proteins required for SARS-CoV-2 infection present in human glossopharyngeal and vagal nerves

Study confirms coronavirus RNA synthesis occurs inside membrane-bound compartments

Study confirms coronavirus RNA synthesis occurs inside membrane-bound compartments

Identification of a candidate effector gene at COVID-19 risk locus

Identification of a candidate effector gene at COVID-19 risk locus

Study pinpoints an entirely new approach for treatment of biliary atresia

Study pinpoints an entirely new approach for treatment of biliary atresia

Novel assay helps identify factors that can convert normal cells into liver cancer cells

Novel assay helps identify factors that can convert normal cells into liver cancer cells

Study highlights the robustness of miRNA modulation during aging process

Study highlights the robustness of miRNA modulation during aging process

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