Chapter 2. The Fibroblast in Morphogenesis and Fibrosis: Cell Topography and Surface-Related Functions

  1. David Evered and
  2. Julie Whelan
  1. Robert L. Trelstad and
  2. David E. Birk

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720950.ch2

Ciba Foundation Symposium 114 - Fibrosis

Ciba Foundation Symposium 114 - Fibrosis

How to Cite

Trelstad, R. L. and Birk, D. E. (1985) The Fibroblast in Morphogenesis and Fibrosis: Cell Topography and Surface-Related Functions, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 114 - Fibrosis (eds D. Evered and J. Whelan), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720950.ch2

Author Information

  1. Department of Pathology, Rutgers Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1985

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780272798140

Online ISBN: 9780470720950

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Keywords:

  • fibroblast;
  • morphogenesis;
  • fibrosis;
  • cell topography;
  • surface-related functions

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Fibroblast Heterogeneity

  • Fibroblast Functions

  • Matrix Deposition

  • Matrix Rearrangements

  • Matrix Degradation

  • Conclusions

  • References

  • Discussion

  • References