Chinese scientists have designed a new biodegradable and bioactive material that can enhance wound-healing and skin regeneration.
It is difficult for skin wounds to completely heal in cases of large-area burns, severe microbial infections and diabetes. Chronic wounds greatly increase the pain and medical costs of patients. There is therefore a great need for biomedical materials that can facilitate wound-healing and efficient anti-infection capacities.
Researchers with Xi"an Jiaotong University in northwest China"s Shaanxi Province have designed a kind of biomimetic antibacterial material that can facilitate skin regeneration.
It has skin-like elasticity and good biocompatibility, and can help prevent multidrug-resistant bacterial infection. In experiments conducted on mice, the material enhanced the wound-healing and regeneration of skin appendages such as hair follicles, and finally lead to skin tissue regeneration.
The designed biomaterial could become a competitive multifunctional dressing for bacteria-infected wound-healing and skin regeneration. The research provides a new strategy for the design of biomedical materials for regenerative medicines.
The study was published in the journal ACS Nano.wholesale custom wristbandscanada wonderland wristband coloursanimal bracelets rubber bandspersonalized bracelets for womenimages of rubber band bracelets