Inflammation and wound repair

Nature Immunology

PubMedID: 22990896

Control of epithelia keratinocyte proliferation is an essential component of normal wound repair. In Immunity, Gallo and colleagues report that REG3A, an antimicrobial protein known to control bacterial proliferation in the intestine, is induced in keratinocytes after acute skin injury and contributes to wound healing by inhibiting differentiation and increasing…