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Overlooked genes play a role  in wound care healing: study

Overlooked genes play a role in wound care healing: study

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Eight genes that have been overlooked in the past appear to play a role in the healing of pressure ulcers and other wounds, according to biologists from the University of California at San Diego.

Learning on the fly: Unlikely target for wound care found

Learning on the fly: Unlikely target for wound care found

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What do a nursing home resident's skin and a fruit fly's exoskeleton have in common? At first glance, not much. But it turns out that both are essentially a mesh of macromolecules that share similar signaling traits.