Saturday, December 22, 2012

Fascinating Article About Why It Takes Wounds So Long to Heal

One of the fundamental puzzles is why wound healing proceeds so slowly when cells by themselves grow very quickly. For example, fibroblast cells, which play an important role in wound healing, can double in number just 10 hours when grown in a petridish in ideal conditions. That’s clearly much faster than wounds heal in the body; why the difference?

Answers here.


Hat tip: Instapundit.

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