Citotoxicity and antimicrobial activity of papain and β-cyclodextrin complex oral formulation to treat gastrointestinal wounds
- At: 2016 FIP Congress in Buenos Aires (Argentina)
- Type: Poster
- By: CORAZZA, Fúlvio (Federal University of São Paulo, DCET, São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil)
- Co-author(s): Fúlvio Gabriel Corazza:|Raquel Silveira Bertoluci:DCET,Federal University of São Paulo,Diadema,Brazil|Gustavo Henrique Costa Varca:CQMA,IPEN,São Paulo,Brazil|Newton Andreo Filho:DCET,Federal University of São Paulo,Diadema,Brazil|Patricia Santos Lopes:DCET,Federal University of São Paulo,Diadema,Brazil
Papain is a proteolytic enzyme isolated from the latex of leaves and green papaya fruit. It is widely used as a debridement agent in healing processes and wound’s treatment mainly due to its ability to promote tissue growth in addition to being employed as an enhancer for oral and epidermal permeation. Other actions as antimicrobial, antihelmintic .. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.