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Brazilian Creates Plant-based Oil That Speeds up Scarring in Diabetics

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A researcher from Paraná discovered that a typical plant in the Brazilian coast can be the base for an ointment able to expedite scarring in diabetics. It is the cordia (Cordia verbenacea), found in the sandbank vegetation, near the beaches.

The research was conducted by Jéssica Kelly Pereira Martim, a Master's student in Industrial Biotechnology at the Positivo de Curitiba University (PR), with the support of four professors and science initiation students, in addition to the institution's laboratory teams.

According to the biologist, the finding can be an important alternative to prevent the . . .

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