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American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

SARS Virus Promotes Fibrosis in Lung Cells

Caption: Immunohistochemical staining of normal (left) and SARS-infected (right) lung tissue reveals excess fibrous tissue buildup due to activation of plasminogen inhibitor PAI-1 (blue)

Credit: Journal of Biological Chemistry

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