Yusra M. A. Ahmed
College of Health Sciences, Bahrain
PhenotypemicroRNAExtracellular matrixMesenchymal stem cellMyofibroblastOxidative stressFibrosisCancer researchSignal transductionBiology
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#1Roberta Giordo (College of Health Sciences, Bahrain)H-Index: 13
#2Yusra M. A. Ahmed (College of Health Sciences, Bahrain)
Last. Gianfranco Pintus (University of Sassari)H-Index: 32
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Diabetes-associated complications, such as retinopathy, nephropathy, cardiomyopathy, and atherosclerosis, the main consequences of long-term hyperglycemia, often lead to organ dysfunction, disability, and increased mortality. A common denominator of these complications is the myofibroblast-driven excessive deposition of extracellular matrix proteins. Although fibroblast appears to be the primary source of myofibroblasts, other cells, including endothelial cells, can generate myofibroblasts throu...
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