Accession Number:

ADA250722

Title:

Liquid Collagen Wound Coverings.

Descriptive Note:

Progress rept.

Corporate Author:

OREGON HEALTH SCIENCES UNIV PORTLAND DEPT OF BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1992-05-13

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

A stabilized collagen gel is disclosed as are methods of making this collagen gel which is useful as a wound dressing to prevent dehydration of the subject being treated and infection of the wound. The collagen gel of the invention is stabilized by combining collagen preferably a pharmaceutical grade collagen, which is atelopeptide collagen, with iodine or a composition capable of generating iodine. The collagen is flowable on first mixing and undergoes a phase transition to form a stable gel with sufficient structural integrity to form a wound dressing.

Subject Categories:

  • Biochemistry
  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE