Dental Team IDs Molecule Critical to Healing Wounds

Dental Team IDs Molecule Critical to Healing Wounds

Skin provides a first line of defense against viruses, bacteria and parasites that might otherwise make people ill. When an injury breaks that barrier, a systematic chain of molecular signaling launches to close the wound and re-establish the skin’s layer of...

With HMGB1’s help, cells dine in

Like some people, cells eat when they are under pressure — but they consume parts of themselves. A multi-function protein helps control this form of cannibalism, according to a study in the September 6 issue of the Journal of Cell Biology (ww…