Published in Cancer Weekly, February 8th, 2000
Peritoneal mesothelial cells are uniquely located to regulate cellular events in the peritoneal cavity and are an important source for various cytokines and growth factors, noted M. V. Cronauer and colleagues.
Cronauer et al. conducted a study to analyze the capacity of human peritoneal mesothelial cells (HPMCs) to synthesize and release basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) and to characterize its regulation by inflammatory cytokines ("Basic fibroblast growth factor synthesis by human peritoneal mesothelial cells -...
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