Role of fibronectin in fibrotic lung disease. A growth factor for human lung fibroblasts

P. Bitterman, S. Rennard, S. Adelberg, R. G. Crystal

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Abstract

The presence of increased amounts of the matrix component fibronectin together with alveolar macrophage-derived growth factor within the alveolar structures of patients with fibrotic lung disease may play a significant role in the fibrosis characteristic of these disorders, by amplifying the numbers of fibroblasts in the alveolar structures of these patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)96S
JournalChest
Volume83
Issue number5 Suppl.
StatePublished - Jan 1 1983

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Fibronectins
Lung Diseases
Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins
Fibroblasts
Lung
Fibrosis
alveolar macrophage growth factor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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Bitterman, P., Rennard, S., Adelberg, S., & Crystal, R. G. (1983). Role of fibronectin in fibrotic lung disease. A growth factor for human lung fibroblasts. Chest, 83(5 Suppl.), 96S.

Role of fibronectin in fibrotic lung disease. A growth factor for human lung fibroblasts. / Bitterman, P.; Rennard, S.; Adelberg, S.; Crystal, R. G.

In: Chest, Vol. 83, No. 5 Suppl., 01.01.1983, p. 96S.

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Bitterman, P, Rennard, S, Adelberg, S & Crystal, RG 1983, 'Role of fibronectin in fibrotic lung disease. A growth factor for human lung fibroblasts', Chest, vol. 83, no. 5 Suppl., pp. 96S.
Bitterman P, Rennard S, Adelberg S, Crystal RG. Role of fibronectin in fibrotic lung disease. A growth factor for human lung fibroblasts. Chest. 1983 Jan 1;83(5 Suppl.):96S.
Bitterman, P. ; Rennard, S. ; Adelberg, S. ; Crystal, R. G. / Role of fibronectin in fibrotic lung disease. A growth factor for human lung fibroblasts. In: Chest. 1983 ; Vol. 83, No. 5 Suppl. pp. 96S.
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