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J. Funct. Biomater. 2018, 9(2), 34; https://doi.org/10.3390/jfb9020034

Honey, Wound Repair and Regenerative Medicine

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DiSIT-Dipartimento di Scienze e Innovazione Tecnologica, University of Piemonte Orientale, Viale Teresa Michel 11, 15121 Alessandria, Italy
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DiSIT-Dipartimento di Scienze e Innovazione Tecnologica, University of Piemonte Orientale, Piazza Sant’Eusebio 5, 13100 Vercelli, Italy
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Received: 20 March 2018 / Revised: 12 April 2018 / Accepted: 25 April 2018 / Published: 8 May 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Journal of Functional Biomaterials: Feature Papers 2016)
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Abstract

Honey possesses anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and other properties that are useful for wound healing and tissue regeneration. Furthermore, honey has been used for millennia in folk medicine. The misuse of antibiotics has again boosted the use of honey in regenerative medicine. The multifaceted properties of honey could possibly be exploited for scaffold applications in tissue healing. View Full-Text
Keywords: honey; scaffold; wound repair mechanisms honey; scaffold; wound repair mechanisms
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Martinotti, S.; Ranzato, E. Honey, Wound Repair and Regenerative Medicine. J. Funct. Biomater. 2018, 9, 34.

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