Fibrocytes in Health and Disease

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World Scientific, 2012 - Connective tissues - 316 pages
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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.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Hematopoietic Origin of Fibrocytes Mehrdad Abedi
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Chapter 2 Fibrocytes and CollagenProducing Cells of the Peripheral Blood Richard H Gomer and Darrell Pilling
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Chapter 3 Regulatory Pathways of Fibrocyte Development Darrell Pilling and Richard H Gomer
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Chapter 4 Fibrocyte Differentiation Pathways Ellen C Keeley Borna Mehrad and Robert M Strieter
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Chapter 5 Immunoregulation of Fibrocyte Differentiation Matthias Mack Marianne Niedermeier and Barbara Reich
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Chapter 6 The Role of Fibrocytes in Wound Repair and Hypertrophic Scarring Abelardo Medina Jie Ding Moein Momtazi and Edward E Tredget
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Chapter 7 Fibrocytes in Asthma Sabrina Mattoli Marek Barczyk and Alberto Bellini
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Chapter 8 Fibrocytes in Interstitial Lung Disease Borna Mehrad Ellen C Keeley Martin Kolb and Robert M Strieter
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Chapter 11 Fibrocytes in the Etiopathogenesis of Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis Richard Bucala
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Chapter 12 Myeloid Fibroblast Precursors in Cardiac Interstitial Fibrosis The Origin of Fibroblast Precursors Dictates the Pathophysiologic Role Mar...
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Chapter 13 Fibrocytes in Renal Fibrosis Norihiko Sakai Kengo Furuichi Kouji Matsushima Shuichi Kaneko and Takashi Wada
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Current Concept and Future Prospect Tatiana Kisseleva and David Brenner
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Chapter 15 Activated Fibrocytes in Rheumatoid Arthritis Carole L Galligan and Eleanor N Fish
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Chapter 16 The Putative Role of Fibrocytes in the Pathogenesis of Graves Disease Terry J Smith and Raymond S Douglas
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Leveraging Natures Mechanism of Fibrocyte and Monocyte Regulation to Treat Disease Mark L Lupher Jr
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Index
315

Insights from Animal Models and Clinical Studies Payal Naik and Bethany B Moore
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Chapter 10 Fibrocytes in SclerodermaRelated Interstitial Lung Disease Susan K Mathai and Erica L Herzog
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