Regulation of interleukin-18 (IL-18) expression in keratinocytes (HaCaT): implications for early wound healing.

Published on Dec 22, 2000in European Cytokine Network1.912
Heiko Kämpfer23
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(Goethe University Frankfurt),
H Mühl1
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+ 4 AuthorsS Frank1
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INTRODUCTION After injury, tissue regeneration is characterized by overlapping phases that involve hemostasis, inflammation, cell proliferation, and the remodeling phase of repair. These processes encompass macrophage accumulation, fibroblast ingrowth, matrix deposition, and angiogenesis into the wound site [1, 2]. The inflammatory phase is central to healing, as infiltrating immune cells initiate and trigger repair by secretion of growth [...]
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