Effects of In Vitro Exposure to Carbon Dioxide on the Expression of Apoptosis-Associated Genes in Human Peritoneal Fibroblasts
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The peritoneum is composed of a superficial layer of mesothelial cells with a submesothelial layer that contains fibroblasts, macrophages, and blood vessels. Fibroblasts invade wounds in the first few days of healinG. They have multiple functions in wound repair, including collagen synthesis, extracellular matrix reorganization, and wound contraction leading to mature scar formation .
KeywordsMesothelial Cell Uterine Fibroid Wound Contraction Tumor Necrosis Factor Release Fibroblast Cell Type
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