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

COVID-19 may alter host proteins to cause autoimmunity

COVID-19 may alter host proteins to cause autoimmunity

Stem cell breakthrough offers hope for critically endangered wildlife species

Stem cell breakthrough offers hope for critically endangered wildlife species

COVID-19 and lung cancer have a common pathway, say researchers

COVID-19 and lung cancer have a common pathway, say researchers

Biodegradable microcapsules loaded with nerve growth factor can guide neuronal development

Biodegradable microcapsules loaded with nerve growth factor can guide neuronal development

Study: Fibroblast hormone promotes movement of hematopoietic stem cells

Study: Fibroblast hormone promotes movement of hematopoietic stem cells

MVA SARS-CoV-2 vaccine candidate shows strong immunogenicity in preclinical trials

MVA SARS-CoV-2 vaccine candidate shows strong immunogenicity in preclinical trials

SARS-CoV-2-induced innate immune responses may vary with disease severity, finds study

SARS-CoV-2-induced innate immune responses may vary with disease severity, finds study

BU researchers awarded $2.4 million NIH grant to study idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

BU researchers awarded $2.4 million NIH grant to study idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Good cholesterol helps SARS-CoV-2 enter cells

Good cholesterol helps SARS-CoV-2 enter cells

Antimicrobial found in soaps worsens fatty liver disease in mice

Antimicrobial found in soaps worsens fatty liver disease in mice