Leftovers of Prawns, Crab and Lobster Turning Anti-Bacterial Wound Cover

Leftovers of Prawns, Crab and Lobster Turning Anti-Bacterial Wound Cover

In Australia, researchers found the way to use of crustaceans’ leftovers by turning it an anti-bacterial wound cover.

According to the Fisheries Research and Development Corporation, 33,000 tonnes of crustaceans was eaten each year in Australia. Queensland University researchers have discovered wound healer having ability of fighting antibiotic-resistant bug by turning shells of leftovers.

Dr Phong Tran, lead researcher of the Queensland University of Technology, said “while the powder made from crustacean shells was not new, using it as an antimicrobial wound cover to combat deadly super bugs was.”


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