October 19, 1901


JAMA. 1901;XXXVII(16):1024-1025. doi:10.1001/jama.1901.62470420012001b

In the following I intend to report upon some experiments which were undertaken as a continuation of former work published in 1898, in the Archiv f. Entwickelungsmechanik. There are reported observations on the growth of epithelium in the coagulated blood during the healing of wounds. I found that epithelium may branch in the blood. I further gave pictures of epithelium surrounding connective tissue structures and even small particles of cartilage. As observed before, mitoses were found in the deepest rows of the epithelium, but besides these I found pictures which could only be explained as amitoses. These were usually situated in the upper rows of the epithelium. The furrows in the nuclei went so far that an entire separation of the different parts of the nuclei could be observed. Without going into the former literature, which was given in my former publication, there appeared since 1898 three papers on this

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