Skin Stem Cells in Cutaneous Wound Healing and Tumorigenesis
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Constantin Caruntu, Daniel Boda, Ana Caruntu and Caterina Longo
This chapter will highlight the main characteristics of processes like
regeneration and tumorigenesis in skin. The chapter describes the skin regeneration
pathways and it elaborates on interesting link regarding regeneration triggering
tumorigenesis in cutaneous tissue. Stem cells that are the key player in non-melanoma
and melanoma skin cancers will be described in separate sections.
Regeneration, Skin, Stem cells, Tumorigenesis, Wound healing.
Dermatology Research Laboratory, “Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, 22-24 Gr. Manolescu, 0111234, Sector 1, Bucharest, Romania.