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Abstract Title:

Molecular Action of Hydroxytyrosol in Wound Healing: An In Vitro Evidence-Based Review.

Abstract Source:

Biomolecules. 2020 Sep 30 ;10(10). Epub 2020 Sep 30. PMID: 33008084

Abstract Author(s):

Nike Dewi Utami, Abid Nordin, Haliza Katas, Ruszymah Bt Hj Idrus, Mh Busra Fauzi

Article Affiliation:

Nike Dewi Utami


Hydroxytyrosol (HT) is an essential molecule isolated from the phenolic fraction of olive (). HT has been implicated for its health-stimulating effect mainly due to its antioxidative capacity. The current review summarises and discusses the available evidence, related to HT activities in wound healing enhancement. The literature search of related articles published within the year 2010 to 2020 was conducted using Medline via Ebscohost, Scopus, and Google Scholar databases. Studies were limited to in vitro research regarding the role of HT in wound closure, including anti-inflammation, antimicrobial, antioxidative, and its direct effect to the cells involved in wound healing. The literature search revealed 7136 potentially relevant records were obtained from the database search. Through the screening process, 13 relevant in vitro studies investigating the role of HT in wound repair were included. The included studies reported a proangiogenic, antioxidative, antiaging, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial effect of HT. The current in vitro evidence-based review highlights the cellular and molecular action of HT in influencing positive outcomes toward wound healing. Based on this evidence, HT is a highly recommended bioactive compound to be used as a pharmaceutical product for wound care applications.

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