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Drug-laced collagen “dances” to reduce scarring

July 27, 2021

A relatively new drug has been shown to influence unusual behaviour in scar tissue formation, according to biomedical researchers at Virginia Tech’s College (VTC). Collagen-producing cells called fibroblasts – which make scar tissue less pliable – were observed to “dance” when treated with the drug molecule alphaCTI and behaved more like healthy, unwounded tissue. Apart […]

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