Prolidase activity in chronic wound and blister fluids

Takashi Oono, Yutaka Fujiwara, Toshiko Yoshioka, Jirô Arata

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Abstract

We investigated prolidase activity in samples derived from wound fluid as well as blister fluid. Prolidase activity was elevated in fluid samples collected from wounds over the levels in sera collected from patients with chronic wounds (P<0.05). Prolidase activity was also present in samples taken from blister diseases. However, prolidase activity in blister fluid was not higher than that in sera collected from patients with blister diseases. Our results indicate that prolidase may play a role in wound healing.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)626-629
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Dermatology
Volume24
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1997

Keywords

  • Blister-disease
  • Pressure sore
  • Prolidase
  • Wound healing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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