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Descriptor English: Pancreatic Stellate Cells
Descriptor Spanish: Células Estrelladas Pancreáticas
Descriptor Portuguese: Células Estreladas do Pâncreas
Descriptor French: Cellules stellaires pancréatiques
Entry term(s): Cell, Pancreatic Stellate
Cells, Pancreatic Stellate
Pancreatic Stellate Cell
Stellate Cell, Pancreatic
Stellate Cells, Pancreatic
Tree number(s): A11.700
RDF Unique Identifier: https://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.
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Pancreas/cytology (1998-2010)
Public MeSH Note: 2011
History Note: 2011
DeCS ID: 53854
Unique ID: D058954
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Date Established: 2011/01/01
Date of Entry: 2010/06/25
Pancreatic Stellate Cells - Preferred
Concept UI M0545506
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.
Preferred term Pancreatic Stellate Cells
Entry term(s) Cell, Pancreatic Stellate
Cells, Pancreatic Stellate
Pancreatic Stellate Cell
Stellate Cell, Pancreatic
Stellate Cells, Pancreatic



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