Wound healing could be enhanced with modified maggots! 


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Maggots are already used to help heal stubborn wounds; they remove dead tissue and fight microbes. Now, researchers have modified them to produce growth factors (PDGF-BB) to enhance healing.

Source: Wound healing could be enhanced with modified maggots – Medical News Today

David G. Armstrong

Dedicated to amputation prevention, wound healing, diabetic foot, biotechnology and the intersection between medical devices and consumer electronics.

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