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Author Bucala, Richard

Title Fibrocytes in health and disease / Richard Bucala
Published Singapore : World Scientific, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 316 pages) : illustrations
Contents Preface; Contents; Contributors; Chapter 1. Hematopoietic Origin of Fibrocytes Mehrdad Abedi; 1.1. Introduction; 1.2. Structure of Bone Marrow; 1.3. Marrow-Derived Fibroblasts; 1.4. Origin of Fibroblasts in Tissue; 1.5. Fibrocytes; 1.6. What is the Relation between Macrophages and Circulating Fibroblasts Precursors?; 1.7. Perspective; References; Chapter 2. Fibrocytes and Collagen-Producing Cells of the Peripheral Blood Richard H. Gomer and Darrell Pilling; 2.1. Introduction: Fibrocytes Precursors Originate in Bone Marrow, and Exist in Blood
Summary This volume provides a comprehensive and multidisciplinary overview of fibrocytes, written by the main researchers in the field. It is aimed at a broad audience of scientists and clinicians with an interest in the role of circulating fibrocytes in the etiopathogenesis of different fibrosing disorders, atherosclerosis, autoimmunity, and cancer
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Fibroblasts.
Fibrosis -- physiopathology
MEDICAL -- Histology.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2012405484
ISBN 9789814343725