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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 247-250
Heterogenecity of fibroblasts


Department of Oral Pathology, Vishnu Dental College and Hospital, Bhimavaram, India

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Manyam Ravikanth
Department of Oral Pathology, Vishnu Dental College, Bhimavaram
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-029X.84516

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Fibroblasts are a major stromal cell type present in human connective tissue maintaining the structural integrity in health. Depending on the situation, location and various conditions, fibroblasts exhibit considerable variation in morphology, size and shape that suggest the existence of discrete cellular subsets. The purpose of this short communication is to provide information regarding the heterogenecity of fibroblasts and its variability in physiological and pathological conditions.


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