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    • Hepatic stellate cells express thymosin Beta 4 in chronically damaged liver. 

      Kim, Jieun; Wang, Sihyung; Hyun, Jeongeun; Choi, Steve S; Cha, Heejae; Ock, Meesun; Jung, Youngmi (PLoS One, 2015)
      Although the various biological roles of thymosin β4 (Tβ4) have been studied widely, the effect of Tβ4 and Tβ4-expressing cells in the liver remains unclear. Therefore, we investigated the expression and function of Tβ4 ...
    • Pleiotrophin regulates the ductular reaction by controlling the migration of cells in liver progenitor niches. 

      Michelotti, Gregory A; Tucker, Anikia; Swiderska-Syn, Marzena; Machado, Mariana Verdelho; Choi, Steve S; Kruger, Leandi; Soderblom, Erik; ... (16 authors) (Gut, 2016-04)
      OBJECTIVE: The ductular reaction (DR) involves mobilisation of reactive-appearing duct-like cells (RDC) along canals of Hering, and myofibroblastic (MF) differentiation of hepatic stellate cells (HSC) in the space of Disse. ...
    • The influence of hepatic function on prostate cancer outcomes after radical prostatectomy. 

      Bañez, LL; Loftis, RM; Freedland, SJ; Presti, JC; Aronson, WJ; Amling, CL; Kane, CJ; ... (8 authors) (Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis, 2010-06)
      Prostate growth is dependent on circulating androgens, which can be influenced by hepatic function. Liver disease has been suggested to influence prostate cancer (CaP) incidence. However, the effect of hepatic function on ...