Wound healing and skin regeneration.

  title={Wound healing and skin regeneration.},
  author={Makoto Takeo and Wendy M Lee and Mayumi Ito},
  journal={Cold Spring Harbor perspectives in medicine},
  volume={5 1},
The skin is a complex organ consisting of the epidermis, dermis, and skin appendages, including the hair follicle and sebaceous gland. Wound healing in adult mammals results in scar formation without any skin appendages. Studies have reported remarkable examples of scarless healing in fetal skin and appendage regeneration in adult skin following the infliction of large wounds. The models used in these studies have offered a new platform for investigations of the cellular and molecular… CONTINUE READING
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