Fraction of liver cells that are hepatic stellate cells in normal liver

Range 5 to 8 %
Organism Rat Rattus norvegicus
Reference Geerts A. History, heterogeneity, developmental biology, and functions of quiescent hepatic stellate cells. Semin Liver Dis. 2001 Aug21(3):311-35. p.312 right column bottom paragraphPubMed ID11586463
Primary Source Blouin A, Bolender RP, Weibel ER. Distribution of organelles and membranes between hepatocytes and nonhepatocytes in the rat liver parenchyma. A stereological study. J Cell Biol. 1977 Feb72(2):441-55.PubMed ID833203
Method (Primary source abstract:) systematic stereological analysis
Entered by Uri M
ID 106562