Researchers develop medical adhesive based on mussel protein

01/15/2013 | HealthDay News

An experimental adhesive based on a protein produced by mussels holds promise for use as a post-surgical wound closure, researchers say. The adhesive performed better than fibrin glue on wet tissue, halted bleeding and encouraged wound healing, Pennsylvania State University researchers said.

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