Tag Archives: hepatic stellate cells

Ultrapure cells for liver research

Worldwide, hepatic ļ¬brosis, cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma cause considerable human suffering and high economic burdens. Causally responsible for the accumulation of excess scar tissue within the diseased liver are hepatic stellate cells (HSCs) representing 5-8% of the

UFACS3: A fast and reliable method for the isolation of three non-parenchymal liver cell types from one mouse

Liver fibrosis is a chronic liver disease due to a viral infection or to repeated exposures to alcohol, drugs or unhealthy food. Upon liver damage, a cascade of cellular interactions is initiated to collectively try to restore