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Author Symposium, CIBA Foundation

Title Fibrosis
Published Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2009


Description 1 online resource (268 pages)
Series Novartis Foundation Symposia ; v. 832
Novartis Foundation Symposia
Contents Fibrosis Ciba Foundation Symposium 114; Contents; Introduction; The fibroblast in morphogenesis and fibrosis: cell topography and surface-related functions; Discussion; Structural and functional studies on the interstitial collagengenes; Discussion; Synthesis of collagen: chemical regulation of post-translational events; Discussion; The structure of collagen; Discussion; Intermolecular cross-linking in fibrotic col- lagen; Discussion; The turnover and degradation of collagen; Discussion; Fibronectin in formation and degra-dation of the pericellular matrix; Discussion
Cell interactions in post-traumatic fibrosisDiscussion; Chemoattractants in fibrotic disorders; Discussion; HLA associations in fibrotic disease; Discussion; Host immune factors regulating fibrosis; Discussion; Collagen deposition in autoimmune diseases: the expanding role of the fibroblast in human fibrotic disease; Discussion; Regulation of fibroblast proliferation by Kupffer cells and monocytes; Discussion; Biochemical pathways leading to collagen deposition in pul- monary fibrosis; Discussion; Final general discussion; Summary; Index of contributors; Subject index
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Subject Fibroblasts -- Congresses
Collagen -- Congresses
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780470718650