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Pancreatic Stellate Cells MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


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Pancreatic Stellate Cells
Tree Number(s)
A11.700
Unique ID
D058954
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D058954
Scope Note
Star-shaped, myofibroblast-like cells located in the periacinar, perivascular, and periductal regions of the EXOCRINE PANCREAS. They play a key role in the pathobiology of FIBROSIS; PANCREATITIS; and PANCREATIC CANCER.
Previous Indexing
Pancreas/cytology (1998-2010)
Public MeSH Note
2011
History Note
2011
Date Established
2011/01/01
Date of Entry
2010/06/25
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