Wound dressing components degrade proteins detrimental to wound healing.

@article{Baskovich2008WoundDC,
  title={Wound dressing components degrade proteins detrimental to wound healing.},
  author={Brett Baskovich and Edith M Sampson and Gregory S. Schultz and Laura K. S. Parnell},
  journal={International wound journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={543-51}
}
Excessive levels of matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) are present in chronic wounds preventing wound closure. Reducing detrimental components may be key in healing chronic wounds. Elta Protease-containing wound dressings have been observed clinically to resolve inflammation and appear to aid healing in acute and chronic recalcitrant wounds. To investigate possible mechanisms of action, in vitro tests, zymography, collagenase assays and enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISAs), were performed… CONTINUE READING