According to a research recently published in Developmental Cell, fat cells help with the wound healing process in fruit fly.
When the fly pupae has a wound, immune cells called hemocytes arrive to the site first and fat cells follow. Then, hemocyces are brushed aside by the fat cells, which take over the healing process.
Fat cells in humans and other vertebrates probably have the same function, according to the researchers.
..in particular on the skin’s immune system.” That is what a team of US researchers found and eventually filled for patent rights in 2003. According to their research available online, Dominique Castelli and Nathalie Issachar carried out a set of trials to test the effects of a combination of Blackcurrant seed oil (BCSO) and other compounds, such as β-carotene, … Read moreBlackcurrant seed oil as a nutritional supplement intended for preventing and/or combating the harmful effects of xenobiotics on the skin…
Synonyms / Common Names / Related Terms Alpha-linolenic acid, anthocyanin, anthocyanidin glycosides, anthocyanoside, astragalin, BCA, BCSO, black currant, black currant berry, black currant juice, black currant power, black currant seed oil, cassis (French, Spanish), cassistee, European black currant, European black currant, Feuilles de Cassis, gamma-linolenic acid, Gichtbeerblaetter, groselha preta (Portuguese), groselheira preta (f) (Bot.), Grossulariaceae … Read moreBlack currant (Ribes nigrum)