Twelve (12) key growth factors are found in TheraSkin®, including those from the five (5) major growth factor families and proteins involved in skin wound healing.
Sixteen (16) key cytokines were found in TheraSkin®, including several pro-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory cytokines necessary to regulate interactions between cells that participate in the immune response of healing.
Fourteen (14) types of human collagen are found in TheraSkin®, including three major types (I, III and IV) necessary to promote healing.
*Landsman, A. (2010). A retrospective clinical study of consecutive patients to examine the effectiveness of a biologically active cryopreserved real human skin allograft (TheraSkin) on the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers and venous leg ulcers. Unpublished manuscript, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY.
** Taylor, B. (2010). Quantitative Analysis of Collagens in TheraSkin, Apligraf and Dermagraft. Unpublished manuscript, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.