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Dolphins' Superior Ability to Heal May Help Humans

(HealthDay News) The ability of dolphins to resist infection and heal quickly from shark bites could offer new insight into the treatment of human wounds, a researcher suggests…
[Dr. Michael Zasloff] concluded that dolphins' resistance to infection may be linked to their blubber. Dolphin blubber contains natural organohalogen compounds, which function like antibiotics and have antimicrobial properties, he said.
"It's most likely that the dolphin stores its own antimicrobial compound and releases it when an injury occurs," said Zasloff, who previously identified antimicrobial compounds in frog skin and dogfish sharks.
Dolphins also heal in a way that restores their body's original shape, a process more like regeneration than human healing, he noted.
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