• Nrf2 protects stellate cells from Smad-dependent cell activation. 

      Prestigiacomo, Vincenzo; Suter-Dick, Laura (2018-07)
      Hepatic stellate cells (HSC) orchestrate the deposition of extracellular matrix (ECM) and are the primary effector of liver fibrosis. Several factors, including TGF-β1, PDGF and oxidative stress, have been shown to trigger ...