The phytoestrogen genistein promotes wound healing by multiple independent mechanisms.

Abstract

Genistein has been implicated in the beneficial effects of soy on human health, particularly in the context of ageing. In post-menopausal women reduced systemic estrogen leads to a range of age-associated pathologies, including delayed cutaneous wound healing. We have previously shown that this can be reversed by estrogen replacement. However, the effect of… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.mce.2010.02.026