A biodegradable sticky gel patch containing the pigment from turmeric can cowl punctures in rodent lungs and ship regenerative molecules to assist heal wounds
12 December 2022
A sticky gel plaster containing the yellow pigment in turmeric can patch up punctured lungs in rats. It additionally appears to assist wounds heal when loaded up with sacs of organic molecules.
Biodegradable gel patches usually have to be glued to the physique elements they’re meant to assist restore and may wrestle to comply with the motion of organs like lungs as they inflate and deflate.
Now, Juliane Nguyen on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill …