Chitosan Based Dressings for Wound Care
- *Corresponding Author:
- Saiqa Ikram
Department of Chemistry
Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi-110 025, India
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Received date: October 08, 2015; Accepted date: October 30, 2015; Published date: November 06, 2015
Citation: Ahmad M, Jayachandran M, Qureshi MA, Ikram S et al. (2015) Chitosan Based Dressings for Wound Care. Immunochem Immunopathol: Open Access 1:106. doi: 10.4172/2469-9756.1000106
Copyright: © 2015 Ahmad M, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Biopolymer researchers have advanced new strategies to improve the properties of wound dressings over the last decade which is becoming one of the most swiftly growing fields in the biomedical and pharmacy. The advantages of these biopolymers (particularly chitosan) is that, they can be easily processed into different forms which needs to be for different biomedical applications. Chitosan is the well-known natural biopolymer which is safe to be use, biocompatible and biodegradable in nature. This review provides an outline of the chitosan properties and its biomedical properties toward applications in anti-inflammatory and wound caring management.