Protein inhibitor could help in wound healing

08/22/2013 | TheNowNews.com (British Columbia)

A Canadian research team was able to improve the healing of chronic wounds in mice by blocking the inflammatory "Granzyme B" enzyme. The discovery can help diabetes patients and the elderly, in particular, because they often have wounds that will not close or that reopen easily, according to lead investigator David Granville. The study was published in the medical journal Cell Death and Differentiation.

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