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2009-08-25 12:00:00

Accumulating evidence suggests that connective tissue growth factor (CCN2) plays a central role in fibrotic conditions in many organ systems. Fibrosis is a scarring condition that is characterized by excessive collagen production that impedes normal cell function and can cause organ dysfunction and failure.

2009-02-03 15:28:57

A new therapy being developed at the University of Florida could, in time, produce another weapon for the fight against herpes.

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2007-03-20 08:20:00

A new study provides insight into what may have been the first self-replicating molecule to arise billions of years ago on the evolutionary path toward the emergence of life.


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  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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