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  • n. Plural form of fibrocyte.

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  • The cells, called fibrocytes, are present at a higher than normal frequency in patients with Graves 'disease, according to a new study, the first to associate fibrocytes with this autoimmune disease.

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  • These structures are herein referred to as fibrocytes and apparently represent trapped fibroblasts.

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  • This model specifically destroys cochlear fibrocytes and leads to acute hearing loss.

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  • Mesenchymal stem cell transplantation accelerates hearing recovery through the repair of injured cochlear fibrocytes.

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  • This is the first report to demonstrate hearing recovery following stem cell transplantation into the inner ear. “Cell therapy targeting regeneration of the cochlear fibrocytes may therefore be a powerful strategy to cure sensorineural hearing loss that cannot be reversed by current therapies,” state Dr. Matsunaga and colleagues.

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  • The related report by Kamiya et al, “Mesenchymal stem cell transplantation accelerates hearing recovery through the repair of injured cochlear fibrocytes,” appears in the July issue of The American Journal of Pathology.

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  • Further, transplanted cells that migrated to the damaged area of the inner ear displayed shape similar to that of cochlear fibrocytes.

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  • Such loss may involve damage to inner ear cells called cochlear fibrocytes, which are fundamental to inner ear function.

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  • Once the fibroblasts are fully mature, displayed by being completely surrounded by the matrix, they are called fibrocytes.

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  • As follow-up to the study, the Kellogg researchers plan to more fully identify the role of fibrocytes in the disease process and test whether several new agents, such as rituximab, can reduce these cells as they circulate through the bloodstream.

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