Bioactive peptides found to promote wound healing

February 2011
Hospice Management Advisor;Feb2011, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p23
The article reports on the wound-healing bioactive peptides synthesized by researchers at the Tufts Center for Innovations in Wound Healing Research. The peptides, which were produced by treating extracellular matrix with collagenase from Clostridium histolyticum, and combining key peptide fragments, reportedly promoted wound healing by increasing angiogenesis and forming new epithelial tissue.


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