Improved burn wound healing by the antimicrobial peptide LLKKK18 released from conjugates with dextrin embedded in a Carbopol gel

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Silva, João P.; Dhall, S.; Garcia, M; Costa, C.; Chan, A.; Gama, F. M.; Martins-Green, M.;
  • Publisher: Elsevier B.V.
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2015.07.043
  • Subject: Succinoylation | Science & Technology | Inflammation | Angiogenesis | Macrophage | Oxidative stress

Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) are good candidates to treat burn wounds, a major cause of morbidity, impaired life quality and resources consumption in developed countries. We took advantage of a commercially available hydrogel, Carbopol, a vehicle for topical administra... View more
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