Jump to Main Content
- Chen, Jia-Xu, et al. Show all 10 Authors
- Parasites & vectors 2015 v.8 no.1 pp. 70
- Anopheles sinensis; Clonorchis sinensis; Echinococcus; Schistosoma; blood serum; collagen; fibrosis; gene expression; hydroxyproline; liver; liver cirrhosis; messenger RNA; metacercariae; mice; parasites; people; receptors; signal transduction; transforming growth factor beta
- ... BACKGROUND: Liver fibrosis is a hallmark of clonorchiasis suffered by millions people in Eastern Asian countries. Recent studies showed that the activation of TGF-β/Smad signaling pathway can potently regulate the hepatic fibrogenesis including Schistosoma spp. and Echinococcus multilocularis-caused liver fibrosis. However, little is known to date about the expression of transforming growth factor ...
- PubMed Central: