TGF--stimulated CTGF Production is Enhanced by Collagen and Associated with Biogenesis of a Novel 31 kDa CTGF Form in Human Corneal Fibroblasts
Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 51(10), 5002- 5011, April 2010
Edward G. Tall, Ph.D.
Department of Biological Sciences
A.M. Bernstein, N. Oliver, J.L. Gray and S.K. Masur
Connective tissue growth factor (CTGF) is induced by transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-β) after corneal wounding. This study addressed the role of the extracellular matrix in the induction of CTGF by TGF-β.