An intradermal injection of transforming growth factor beta 3 (TGFβ3) is being tested. The results of three trials already completed were published in the Lancet along with an editorial commentary.
A study implicated the protein ribosomal s6 kinase (RSK) in the formation of scar tissue and found the introduction of a chemical to counteract RSK could halt the formation of cirrhosis. This treatment also has the potential to reduce or even prevent altogether other types of scarring.
Research has also implicated osteopontin in scarring.
A research group in South Africa has a combination approach using a microporous tape in addition to Bulbine frutescens for hydration and Centella asiatica for collagen conversion. A small study has shown an improved appearance of scars.
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