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Connexin mimetic peptides increase cell migration in scrape-wounded human organotypic skin models and alter gene expression of dermal fibroblasts

Wright, C.S. and Flint, D.J. and Martin, P.E. (2009) Connexin mimetic peptides increase cell migration in scrape-wounded human organotypic skin models and alter gene expression of dermal fibroblasts. Journal of Investigative Dermatology, 129 (S1-S10). S81-S81. ISSN 0022-202X

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Abstract

Significant increases in skin wound healing rates occur by reducing connexin (Cx) mediated communication (CMC).