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A nest in renal fibrosis?


Sakairi and collaborators show that some tubular cells as well as some interstitial myofibroblasts express the intermediate filament protein nestin. These findings evoke questions about the origin and role of these nestin-positive cells in the development of tubulointerstitial fibrosis.

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inserm-00420446 , version 1 (29-09-2009)



Jean-Loup Bascands, Julie Klein, Joost P. Schanstra. A nest in renal fibrosis?. Kidney International, 2007, 72 (3), pp.242-4. ⟨10.1038/sj.ki.5002331⟩. ⟨inserm-00420446⟩
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