Wound-Healing Properties of Chitosan and Its Use in Wound Dressing Biopharmaceuticals

Tyler G. St.Denis, Tianhong Dai, Ying Ying Huang, Michael R. Hamblin

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13 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationChitosan-Based Systems for Biopharmaceuticals
Subtitle of host publicationDelivery, Targeting and Polymer Therapeutics
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages22
ISBN (Print)9780470978320
Publication statusPublished - 17 Feb 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • Chitosan in wound therapeutics delivery
  • Chitosan wound healing, on host and immune cells
  • Chitosan-based materials, for PDT of cancerous conditions
  • Hydrogels, absorbing water, serving as bacterial barriers
  • Hydrogels, as potent wound-healing tools
  • Investigations, on chitosan in wound-healing, drug delivery
  • Moist dressings unique, low oxygen tension with wound healing best
  • Wound management, spanning diverse applications
  • Wound-healing effects of chitosan
  • Wound-healing properties of chitosan, and wound dressing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Biochemistry,Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics (all)

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