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  • n. fibrosis

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  • We hope that, by understanding the process of fibrogenesis in biliary atresia, we will be able to develop rational therapies.

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  • The three biomarkers that are combined to obtain the ELF score reflect integral extracellular matrix ECM components of fibrogenesis and fibrolysis processes which correlate to the progression of disease.

  • Transforming growth factor (TGF) - beta1 and - beta2 are thought to play an important role in fibrogenesis, while TGF-beta3 is believed to have an anti-fibrotic function.

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  • However such indirect tracers are not adapted to all clinical situations involving fibrosis, because of different physiopathology and the need to detect fibrosis as well as fibrogenesis.

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  • In addition to its anti-diabetic effects, the antioxidant curcumin, the yellow pigment in curry from turmeric, suppresses HSC activation and protects the liver from fibrogenesis in vitro and in vivo.

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  • Hepatic stellate cells (HSCs) are the major effectors in collagen production during hepatic fibrogenesis.

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  • Finally, hepatic stellate cells cultured on coated type I collagen induces relocalization of ADAM12 in the membrane, suggesting that this major matrix component in liver cancer and fibrogenesis might stimulate ADAM12 translocation to the cell membrane where its shedding activity

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  • These informations will serve as a basis of knowledge to introduce the role of ROS and other oxidative stress - related intermediates in contributing to essential events like induction of cell death, perpetuation of chronic inflammatory responses, fibrogenesis and much more, with a major focus on hepatic chronic wound healing and liver fibrogenesis.

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  • Redox mechanisms in hepatic chronic wound healing and fibrogenesis

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  • However, a derangement in redox homeostasis, resulting in sustained levels of oxidative stress and related mediators, can play a significant role in the pathogenesis of major human diseases characterized by chronic inflammation, chronic activation of wound healing and tissue fibrogenesis.

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