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Cell proliferation and repair

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o Cell proliferation and repair: (days to 2 weeks) in response to growth factor release, especially FGF, neighborhood fibroblasts proliferate, migrate into the wound and deposit large amounts of extracellular matrix Myofibroblasts: cell that is in between a fibroblast and a smooth muscle cell in differentiation Wound contraction: muscles pull skin back together, as it should be.
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Unformatted text preview: Neovascularization (angiogenesis): necessary to sustain newly forming tissue, promoted by FGF and Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF), which is released in hypoxic environments, stimulates new vessel formation • Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF): c hemical signal produced by cells that stimulates the growth of new blood vessels...
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