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Table 1 Characteristics of immunophenotypically different fibroblast subtypes in adult mouse lungs

From: CD248 and integrin alpha-8 are candidate markers for differentiating lung fibroblast subtypes

Type of fibroblastCulture cell morphologyProliferationAdipocyte differentiationCd248 expressionITGA8
expression
Col1a1
expression
Eln
expression
Localization in mouse lung
Sca-1highSpindleRapid+HighLowHighLowCollagen fiber-rich connective tissue
Sca-1lowFlatSlowLowHighLowHighElastic fiber-rich connective tissue
  1. +: Recognized, −: Not-recognized