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Fig. 9 | Cell Communication and Signaling

Fig. 9

From: Macrophage migration inhibitory factor contributes to the pathogenesis of benign lymphoepithelial lesion of the lacrimal gland

Fig. 9

MIF induces myofibroblast phenotype and regulates the synthesis of ECM components in vitro. BLELp1 (fibroblast) cells were treated with MIF or with MIF + ISO-1 at the indicated concentration or without MIF nor ISO-1 for (a) 72 h and 1 week, (b) for 1 week and analyzed for marker proteins by immunocytochemistry. (c) Schematic illustration of MIF functions in fibrotic processes. Original magnification: 20×

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