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Research Article

Evaluation of the Effects of a Combination of Japanese Honey and Hydrocolloid Dressing on Cutaneous Wound Healing in Male Mice

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Reepithelialization, collagen deposition, wound contraction, and plasma TGF-1 level. (a) The reepithelialization ratio (%), (b) the collagen fiber ratio (%), (c) the myofibroblast ratio (%), and (d) the systemic TGF-1 level (pg/mL) are shown. Data are expressed as mean ± SD values. –8 for each group; and : HCD group versus honey + HCD group, : Acacia + HCD group versus Chinese milk vetch + HCD group or Manuka + HCD group (ANOVA, Tukey-Kramer).

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