Tissue Repair, Contraction and the Myofibroblast

ISBN: 978-0-387-33649-7 (Print) 978-0-387-33650-3 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

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    Pages 1-6

    Introduction

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    Pages 7-24

    Cytomechanics in Connective Tissue Repair and Engineering

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    Pages 25-31

    Scleroderma Lung Fibroblasts

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    Pages 32-39

    Functional Assessment of Fibroblast Heterogeneity by the Cell-Surface Glycoprotein Thy-1

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    Pages 40-46

    Tissue Repair in Asthma

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    Pages 47-52

    Experimental Models to Study the Origin and Role of Myofibroblasts in Renal Fibrosis

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    Pages 53-67

    Epithelial to Mesenchymal Transition of Mesothelial Cells as a Mechanism Responsible for Peritoneal Membrane Failure in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients

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    Pages 68-73

    FIZZy Alveolar Epithelial Cells Induce Myofibroblast Differentiation

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    Pages 74-87

    Pro-Invasive Molecular Cross-Signaling between Cancer Cells and Myofibroblasts

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    Pages 88-101

    Proangiogenic Implications of Hepatic Stellate Cell Transdifferentiation into Myofibroblasts Induced by Tumor Microenvironment

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    Pages 102-109

    Matrix Metalloproteinases, Tissue Inhibitors of Metalloproteinase and Matrix Turnover and the Fate of Hepatic Stellate Cells

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    Pages 110-117

    Innate Immune Regulation of Lung Injury and Repair

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    Pages 118-138

    An Eye on Repair