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.https://doi.org/10.1084/jem.20221350) identify a Prx1+ fibroblast progenitor that drives oral regeneration by summoning pro-healing TGFβ1+ macrophages.