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Publication Name World Journal of Gastroenterology
Manuscript ID 47581
Country of Manuscript Source China
Specialty Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Manuscript Type Basic Study
Article Title Bone morphogenetic protein-7 represses hepatic stellate cell activation and liver fibrosis via regulation of TGF-β/Smad signaling pathway
Manuscript Source Unsolicited Manuscript
All Author List Gao-Liang Zou, Shi Zuo, Shuang Lu, Rui-Han Hu, Yin-Ying Lu, Jing Yang, Kai-Sheng Deng, Ye-Ting Wu, Mao Mu, Juan-Juan Zhu, Jing-Zhang Zeng, Bao-Fang Zhang, Xian Wu, Xue-Ke Zhao and Hai-Yang Li
Funding Agency and Grant Number
Funding Agency Grant Number
National Natural Science Foundation of China 81560104
National Natural Science Foundation of China 81860115
Corresponding author Xue-Ke Zhao, MD, PhD, Adjunct Professor, Department of Infectious Diseases, Affiliated Hospital of Guizhou Medical University, No. 28, Guiyi Road, Guiyang 550004, Guizhou Province, China. zhaoxueke1@163.com
Keywords Liver fibrosis; Bone morphogenetic protein; Transforming growth factor; Hepatic stellate cells; ;
Core Tip Liver fibrosis is the repair response of the liver to chronic injury. Its long-term persistence can eventually progress into cirrhosis or even liver cancer. Many cytokines and signaling pathways participate in the development and progression of liver fibrosis. The transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-β) superfamily member bone morphogenetic protein 7 (BMP7) is reported to have anti-fibrosis functions. This study observed changes in the dynamic expression of BMP7 during liver fibrosis, explored the relationship between BMP7 and TGF-β1, and further investigated the possible mechanism underlying the anti-liver fibrosis function of exogenous BMP7 using in vivo and in vitro experiments. This study demonstrated the prospect of exogenous BMP7 application as a potential anti-liver fibrosis drug.
Citation Zou GL, Zuo S, Lu S, Hu RH, Lu YY, Yang J, Deng KS, Wu YT, Mu M, Zhu JJ, Zeng JZ, Zhang BF, Wu X, Zhao XK, Li HY. Bone morphogenetic protein-7 represses hepatic stellate cell activation and liver fibrosis via regulation of TGF-β/Smad signaling pathway. World J Gastroenterol 2019; 25(30): 4222-4234
Received
2019-04-16 00:26
Peer-Review Started
2019-04-16 00:59
To Make the First Decision
2019-06-10 07:54
Return for Revision
2019-06-11 01:18
Revised
2019-06-25 07:26
Second Decision
2019-07-05 10:33
Accepted by Journal Editor-in-Chief
Accepted by Company Editor-in-Chief
2019-07-05 23:42
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2019-07-05 23:42
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2019-07-15 08:43
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2019-08-14 07:08
ISSN 1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
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