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Disease models: Method in the madness of fibrosis

Blocking the growth of new blood vessels has been shown to alter fibrosis in livers in a disease stage-specific manner. In vitro models of fibrosis were developed to understand this process, highlighting the role of environmental mechanics.

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  1. Geoffrey C. Gurtner and Jagannath Padmanabhan are in the Department of Surgery at Stanford University, California 94305-5148, USA

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