Viral proteins as novel therapeutics in chronic horse wounds.
Wakelin, Kirsty Anne
This study examined the effects of two Orf virus-derived proteins, vIL-10 and VEGF-E, on chronic wounds in horses, to determine if they can improve vascularisation and re-epithelialisation while reducing scarring.
Advisor: Wise, Lyn
Degree Name: Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences with Honours
Degree Discipline: Microbiology and Immunology
Publisher: University of Otago
Keywords: Orf; Virus; Chronic; wounds; equine; horses; vIL-10; VEGF-E
Research Type: Thesis