Fast and scarless: Prx1+ fibroblasts turbocharge healing

March 06, 2023

Rachel M Kratofil, Shruti Naik

Journal of Experimental Medicine

Our oral cavity has evolved a capacity for rapid healing without scarring. In this issue of JEM, Ko et al. (2022. J. Exp. Med. identify a Prx1+ fibroblast progenitor that drives oral regeneration by summoning pro-healing TGFβ1+ macrophages.