Spider and mulberry silkworm silks as compatible biomaterials
Silks are a diverse family of natural material with extraordinary mechanical properties such as high tensile strength and extensibility, as well as reported biological compatibility. In recent years, the reported exceptional nature of silk lead to increased interest in silk for biomedical applications. The aim of this review is to assess the potential and compatibility of silk fibres and silk-based materials for biomedical purposes. It will do so by reviewing silk properties, structure and fo...Expand abstract
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