Experimental peptide stimulates blood vessel, tissue growth

02/28/2012 | Medical News Today

A combination of two peptides found in human platelet-rich plasma stimulated blood vessel growth and promoted tissue regeneration in a study reported in PloS ONE. "The confirmation that these peptides could act synergistically to improve human wound healing moves our research one significant step closer to clinical application," said Ira Herman, director of the Center for Innovations in Wound Healing Research at Tufts University.

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