Wound Repair Activity of Acacia, Buckwheat and Manuka Honeys Examined

(Apitherapy News - 8/17/12)

Epithelial Mesenchymal Transition Traits in Honey-Driven Keratinocyte Wound Healing: Comparison Among Different Honeys 

Wound Repair And Regeneration by Elia Ranzato PhD, Simona Martinotti PhD, Bruno Burlando PhD

Wound Repair Regen, 2012 Aug 10 Honey has been used since ancient times for wound repair, but the subjacent mechanisms are almost unknown. We have tried to elucidate the modulatory role of honey in an in vitro model of HaCaT keratinocyte re-epithelialization by using acacia, buckwheat, and manuka honeys. Scratch wound and...

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http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1524-475X.2012.00825.x/abstract