CO2-assisted synthesis of silk fibroin hydrogels and aerogels.

Abstract

Biocompatible and biodegradable porous materials based on silk fibroin (SF), a natural protein derived from the Bombyx mori silkworm, are being extensively investigated for use in biomedical applications including mammalian cell bioprocessing, tissue engineering and drug delivery applications. In this work, low-pressure, gaseous CO2 is used as an acidifying… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.actbio.2014.06.007

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@article{Mallepally2014CO2assistedSO, title={CO2-assisted synthesis of silk fibroin hydrogels and aerogels.}, author={Rajendar R Mallepally and Michael Marin and Mark A. McHugh}, journal={Acta biomaterialia}, year={2014}, volume={10 10}, pages={4419-24} }