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Research Article

Enhanced Biofilm Eradication and Reduced Cytotoxicity of a Novel Polygalacturonic and Caprylic Acid Wound Ointment Compared with Common Antiseptic Ointments

Table 1

In vitro cytotoxicity assessment of cell viability for 1% polygalacturonic acid+0.4% caprylic acid (PG+CAP) wound ointment compared with commercially used ointments after exposure of L-929 fibroblasts to a 2% extract for 24 hours, using the Trypan blue exclusion method.

Treatment% viable
Live cellsDead cells

Untreated cells98.77%
Base ointment97.15%
PG+CAP96.29%
BZK77.83%
PHMB83.25%
MediHoney95.23%

Cell viability is expressed as the percentage of viable cells relative to total cells.

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