Level of fibronectin mRNA is markedly increased in human chronic wounds.

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BACKGROUND Acute wound healing has been extensively investigated over the years, however, little is known about possible healing defects in chronic wounds. Fibronectin (FN) plays a critical role in different phases of wound healing and has been demonstrated to be degraded in chronic wounds by proteases. Fibroblasts cultured from chronic leg ulcers showed a… (More)

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@article{Ongenae2000LevelOF, title={Level of fibronectin mRNA is markedly increased in human chronic wounds.}, author={Katia Ongenae and Tania Jane Phillips and H Y Park}, journal={Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]}, year={2000}, volume={26 5}, pages={447-51} }