Nanoparticles could treat wounds with nitric oxide

01/13/2012 | Nanowerk

Nanoparticles that slowly release nitric oxide could be used to treat skin and soft tissue infection, including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, researchers report in the journal Virulence. Nitric oxide has been shown to reduce infection, but the reactive gas is difficult to use in a clinical setting. Using nanoparticles allows for topical and intralesional treatment, the researchers said.

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