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Fibronectins pp 349-364 | Cite as

Wound Healing, Inflammation, and Fibrosis

  • Richard O. Hynes
Part of the Springer Series in Molecular Biology book series (SSMOL)

Abstract

As discussed in Section 8.2 and also made clear in preceding chapters, FN and fibrin deposits formed on solid surfaces during blood clotting can serve as adhesive substrates for cells (Grinnell et al, 1980; Grinnell and Phan, 1983). It is now clear that FN—fibrin deposits play an important role in wound healing phenomena involving several different cell types.

Keywords

Wound Healing Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Granulation Tissue Vitreous Humor Corneal Ulcer 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard O. Hynes
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biology Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyHoward Hughes Medical Institute and Center for Cancer ResearchCambridgeUSA

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