Silver ions induce oxidative stress and intracellular zinc release in human skin fibroblasts

Christoph Viktor Suschek, Klaus-D. Kröncke, Meike Münchow, Elvis Pirev, Florian Heßner, Ahmed Bozkurt, Peter Uciechowski, Norbert Pallua & Miriam M. Cortese-Krott
Introduction: As a consequence of increasing bacterial resistance to antibiotics there has been a renewed interest in other antimicrobial agents such as silver compounds, particular in the managing of skin infections, burns and chronic ulcers. The aim of this study was to investigate whether Ag affects[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]