Hypochlorous Acid as a Potential Wound Care Agent

  title={Hypochlorous Acid as a Potential Wound Care Agent},
  author={Liyong Wang and Mansour Bassiri and Ramin Najafi and Kathryn Najafi and Jieh Yang and Behzad Khosrovi and W Hwong and Ebrahim Barati and Barbara E Belisle and Chris E Celeri and MC Robson},
  journal={Journal of Burns and Wounds},
  pages={3 - 15}
OBJECTIVE Hypochlorous acid (HOCl), a major inorganic bactericidal compound of innate immunity, is effective against a broad range of microorganisms. Owing to its chemical nature, HOCl has never been used as a pharmaceutical drug for treating infection. In this article, we describe the chemical production, stabilization, and biological activity of a pharmaceutically useful formulation of HOCl. METHODS Stabilized HOCl is in the form of a physiologically balanced solution in 0.9% saline at a pH… CONTINUE READING
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