Bioactive Fibers and Polymers, Volume 792
J. Vincent Edwards, Tyrone L. Vigo
American Chemical Society, 2001 - Medical - 332 pages
The future development of biomedical and protective textiles with selective properties that benefit the consumer will be based on applying scientific and clinical advances in wound healing, antimicrobials, and enzyme-based fabrics. This book presents the current research on natural and synthetic fiber-based textiles. Specific topics include designing antimicrobial textiles in an age of resistant microbes, biologically active biodegradable textiles, arterial grafts as biomedical textiles, determining antimicrobial efficacy and biocompatibility of textiles, novel enzyme-based methods for textile fibers, interactions of proteins and peptides on textile surfaces, regenerable antimicrobial textiles, issues in the design of chronic wound dressings, the biodeterioration of wool, and advances in the modification of synthetic fibers with biological activity.
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Retention Unfolding and Deformation
A Novel EnzymeBased Method for the WoundSurface
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AATCC absorb adhesion adsorption agar alginate antibacterial antibiotics antimicrobial antimicrobial activity antimicrobial agents antimicrobial effect antimicrobial finish application aqueous Aspergillus ATCC bacteria binding Biochem biocidal biodegradable biofilm biomaterials bond carboxylic carboxymethylated cells cellulose chemical chitosan chronic wounds cipro collagen compounds cotton gauze covalent crosslinked degradation durable dyeing elastase environment enzyme exudate fabric fibers fibronectin fibrous Figure films functions fungi groups growth factors hydrolysis immobilized implantable incorporation incubated infection inhibition inhibitor keratin materials mechanism microbes microorganisms modified moist molecular mono-gly neutrophil nitroxyl nitroxyl radicals organisms oxide paraoxon pathogenic peptide polyester polyglycolide polymeric polymers polyurethane properties protease protein quaternary ammonium reaction reduced regeneration release Research resistance rHir samples skin soluble solution specific specimens Staphylococcus aureus sterilization structure studies substrate surface synthetic Table TAM-PGA temperature test method textile tissue treated Triclosan ulcers washings ISO wool wool's wound dressing wound fluids wound healing