Sea-food dressing

Anh Nguyen
March 2008
Engineer (00137758);3/10/2008, Vol. 293 Issue 7743, p12
The article reports on the development of the medical textile chitocel, a combination of alginate and chitosan, by the Bolton University researchers in England. The author stated that the combined properties of crab shell and seaweed extracts create an antimicrobial medical fabric. He added that the chitocel makes a hypoallergenic wound dressing that absorbs moisture and help stop bleeding.


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