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Current Topics in Pharmacology
Phcol 514
12:30 PM, Wednesday, October 18, 2006
Room T-473 HSC


Speaker: Blake Nichols
Topic: Opening or closing of wounds through electrical signals. Chemotaxic vs. electrotaxic in cell polarity.

References:

  1. Reid B, Song B, McCaig D, Zhao M. Wound healing in rat cornea: the role of electric currents. FASEB J. 2005 March; 19(3):379-86.

  2. Song B, Zhao M, Forrester JV, McCaig CD. Electrical cues regulate the orientation and frequency of cell division and the rate of wound healing in vivo. PNAS. 2002 Oct 15;99(21):13577-82. Epub 2002 Oct 4.

  3. Zhao M, Song B, et al. Electrical signals control wound healing through phosphatidylinositol-3-OH kinase-gamma and PTEN.Nature. 2006 Jul 27;442(7101):457-60.


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