D-glucosamine-based supramolecular hydrogels to improve wound healing

Chem Commun (Camb). 2007 Feb 28;(8):843-5. doi: 10.1039/b616563j. Epub 2006 Dec 8.

Abstract

A simple supramolecular hydrogel based on D-glucosamine, a naturally occurring aminosaccharide, promises new biomaterials for applications such as wound healing.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Chemical Phenomena
  • Chemistry, Physical
  • Circular Dichroism
  • Fibroblasts / pathology
  • Glucosamine / chemical synthesis*
  • Glucosamine / pharmacology*
  • HeLa Cells
  • Humans
  • Hydrogels / chemical synthesis*
  • Hydrogels / pharmacology*
  • Indicators and Reagents
  • Materials Testing
  • Mice
  • Mice, Inbred BALB C
  • Microscopy, Electron, Transmission
  • Nanoparticles
  • Paraffin Embedding
  • Phenylalanine / chemistry
  • Skin / injuries
  • Spectrometry, Fluorescence
  • Wound Healing / drug effects*
  • Wounds and Injuries / drug therapy
  • Wounds and Injuries / pathology

Substances

  • Hydrogels
  • Indicators and Reagents
  • Phenylalanine
  • Glucosamine