The mast cell in wound healing.

  title={The mast cell in wound healing.},
  author={Chiara Noli and Alda Miolo},
  journal={Veterinary dermatology},
  volume={12 6},
This review describes the role of the mast cell in the pathobiology of skin healing. After illustrating its main morphofunctional characteristics, with special reference to the dog and cat, we consider the involvement of the mast cell in the various phases of skin repair. With the aid of a wide array of newly formed or preformed mediators released by degranulation, the activated mast cell controls the key events of the healing phases: triggering and modulation of the inflammatory stage… CONTINUE READING

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