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A stellate connective tissue cell found in fibrous tissue. Also known as a fibrocyte.



the basic cellular unit of connective tissue in man and other vertebrates. Fibroblasts produce fibers and the ground substance of connective tissue. They are converted to fibrocytes as a result of differentiation.

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SpinalCyte is focused on regrowth of the spinal disc nucleus using human dermal fibroblasts.
Methods: Fibroblasts were cultured using tissue specimens that were harvested from the uterosacral ligaments of POP and non-POP (NPOP) patients (n = 10 for each group) from September 2016 to December 2016.
Our experiment demonstrated the fibroblast capacity of proliferation and osteogenesis with the induction of fibronectins.
Using this method and subsequent nuclear transfer (NT), homozygous [alpha]GT KO pigs were produced from fetal fibroblasts [11].
Statistically significant decreased expression of MUC1 gene after luteolin treatment of fibroblasts cells was also revealed.
RCT-01 is a proprietary cell-therapy product comprised of non-bulbar dermal sheath (NBDS) cells which are type 1 collagen-expressing fibroblasts derived from the hair follicle.
The report provides a snapshot of the global therapeutic landscape for Hepatocyte Growth Factor (Hepatopoietin-A or Lung Fibroblast Derived Mitogen)
The number of apoptotic neurons in the right hemisphere in the fibroblast growth factor 2-40 group was significantly lower than in the fibroblast growth factor 2-20 group (pless than 0.
Primary lung fibroblasts were harvested from these animals and cultured in DMEM supplemented with 10% FBS and 1% antibiotic-antimycotic solution (Cellgro, Manassas, VA) as previously described [31, 32].
The fibroblast cells are common in the connective tissue that synthesize and continuously secretes precursors of the ECM in mammalian tissues.
With the progress of somatic cell clone technology, constructing fibroblast banks has proposed a practical approach to preserve precious geneticresources, which can also provide abundant genetic materials for transgenic engineering , celltransplantation, induced pluripotent stem(iPS) cell and other biological researches.
The basic Fibroblast Growth Factor (bFGF) stimulates the proliferation of all cell types involved in wound healing both in vitro and in vivo (12).