Liver & Gall Bladder
Function of hepatic stellate cells is/are: (AIPG 2011)
|A||Formation of sinusoids|
|B||Vitamin A storage|
|C||Increases blood Perfusion|
The hepatic stellate cells (also called lto cells) are of mesenchymal origin, found in space of Disease. The stellate cells play a role in the storage and metabolism of vitamin A and are transformed into producing myofibroblasts when there is inflammation and cause fibrosis of liver.