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From lung injury to fibrosis

Two hallmarks of lung fibrosis are vascular leakage and recruitment of fibroblasts into the alveoli. Lysophosphatidic acid is now implicated as a major regulator of both parameters (pages 45–54).

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Figure 1: A look at lung fibrosis.

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Ley, K., Zarbock, A. From lung injury to fibrosis. Nat Med 14, 20–21 (2008).

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