Association of age-dependent liver injury and fibrosis with immune cell populations.

TitleAssociation of age-dependent liver injury and fibrosis with immune cell populations.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsCollins BH, Holzknecht ZE, Lynn KA, Sempowski GD, Smith CC, Liu S, Parker W, Rockey DC
JournalLiver international : official journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver
Volume33
Issue8
Pagination1175-86
Date Published2013 Sep
Abstract

The liver's response to injury is fibrosis, and when chronic, cirrhosis. Age is a critical factor impacting many immune-mediated processes, potentially including the liver's wounding response to injury.

DOI10.1093/infdis/jit410
Alternate JournalLiver Int.