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Repeal and Replace: Adipocyte Regeneration in Wound Repair: Adipocyte Regeneration in Wound Repair

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Valerie Horsley, Fiona Watt

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)424-426
Number of pages3
JournalCell Stem Cell
Issue number4
Early online date6 Apr 2017
Publication statusPublished - 6 Apr 2017


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Adipocyte precursor cells generate lipid-filled mature adipocytes in multiple tissues during a high-fat diet and in skin during hair follicle growth. In Science, Plikus et al. report that myofibroblasts can generate lipid-filled adipocytes in large skin wounds that regenerate hair follicles, suggesting a new source of adipogenic progenitor cells.

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