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Fibroblasts are connective tissue cells which secrete an extracellular matrix rich in collagen and other macromolecules.
Brain protein plays a major role in the development and growth of pancreatic cancer

Brain protein plays a major role in the development and growth of pancreatic cancer

Endothelial cells resistant to SARS-CoV-2 infection

Endothelial cells resistant to SARS-CoV-2 infection

Researchers develop new, improved human-skin equivalent

Researchers develop new, improved human-skin equivalent

Research on autophagy and coronavirus, implicates ULK1

Research on autophagy and coronavirus, implicates ULK1

New diagnostic method may allow for real-time detection of cancer growth patterns

New diagnostic method may allow for real-time detection of cancer growth patterns

Researchers report the discovery of innate immune signaling pathway in fibroblasts

Researchers report the discovery of innate immune signaling pathway in fibroblasts

Researchers receive NCI grant to study role of collagens in breast cancer

Researchers receive NCI grant to study role of collagens in breast cancer

Cancer chemotherapy changes the function of cells that repair heart injury

Cancer chemotherapy changes the function of cells that repair heart injury

Faulty genes and an autoimmune condition linked to severe COVID-19 in young, healthy people

Faulty genes and an autoimmune condition linked to severe COVID-19 in young, healthy people

MDI Biological Laboratory receives €280,000 to address the problem of tendon injury

MDI Biological Laboratory receives €280,000 to address the problem of tendon injury

Researchers develop 3D functional heart organoids from mouse embryonic stem cells

Researchers develop 3D functional heart organoids from mouse embryonic stem cells

3D bioengineered model could reveal new treatments for deadly lung disease

3D bioengineered model could reveal new treatments for deadly lung disease

New insights into how the brain can induce diabetes remission in rodents

New insights into how the brain can induce diabetes remission in rodents

Brain estrogen critical for astrocyte activation and neuroprotection

Brain estrogen critical for astrocyte activation and neuroprotection

Researchers identify roles of matrix stiffness and mechanotransduction in cardiac reprogramming

Researchers identify roles of matrix stiffness and mechanotransduction in cardiac reprogramming

Two discoveries can lead to a new wave of more-complex organoid development

Two discoveries can lead to a new wave of more-complex organoid development

New approach to combination drug design could be applied to disease therapies beyond diabetes

New approach to combination drug design could be applied to disease therapies beyond diabetes

Study could reveal brain cells and circuits that influence human health and metabolism in response to dietary changes

Study could reveal brain cells and circuits that influence human health and metabolism in response to dietary changes

New insights into how high-protein diet protects against fatty liver

New insights into how high-protein diet protects against fatty liver

Powerful treatment for IPF stops dangerous scar formation in mouse lungs

Powerful treatment for IPF stops dangerous scar formation in mouse lungs