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Wound healing requires the action of stem cells. In mice that lack the Sept2/ARTS gene, stem cells involved in wound healing live longer and wounds heal faster and more thoroughly than in normal mice. This confocal microscopy image from a mouse lacking the Sept2/ARTS gene shows a tail wound in the process of healing.
See more information in the article in Science. Related to images 3497 and 3498.
Hermann Steller, Rockefeller University
The photo was taken by Yaron Fuchs and Samara Brown. Fuchs is a postdoctoral fellow in Hermann Steller's lab and Brown is the lab's Research Technician III.
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