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Journal of Diabetes Research
Volume 2015, Article ID 512959, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/512959
Letter to the Editor

Comment on “Topically Applied Connective Tissue Growth Factor/CCN2 Improves Diabetic Preclinical Cutaneous Wound Healing: Potential Role for CTGF in Human Diabetic Foot Ulcer Healing”

1State Key Laboratory of Oral Diseases, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, China
2Department of Stomatology, China-Japan Friendship Hospital, No. 2 Yinghuayuan East Road, Beijing 100029, China
3Department of Oral Implantology, West China Hospital of Stomatology, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, China

Received 15 June 2015; Accepted 24 August 2015

Academic Editor: Andrea Flex

Copyright © 2015 Hongling Li et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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