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Myofibroblasts in cutaneous fibrosis originate from adiponectin-positive intradermal progenitors.

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Posted 16 February 2015 - 09:28 AM

Myofibroblasts in cutaneous fibrosis originate from adiponectin-positive intradermal progenitors.

 

There is a novel link between intradermal adipose loss and dermal fibrosis, and we demonstrate that adiponectin–positive intradermal progenitors give rise to dermal myofibroblasts. PubMed, Arthritis Rheumatol, 12/10/2014. (Also see: Skin Fibrosis)

 

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