Natural Silk of Pholcus Phalangioides, a Common Home Spider Species for Wound Healing Applications

@inproceedings{Shahbuddin2015NaturalSO,
  title={Natural Silk of Pholcus Phalangioides, a Common Home Spider Species for Wound Healing Applications},
  author={Munira Shahbuddin and Nurul Hidayah Ahmad Puat and Mohamed Elwathig Saeed Mirghani and Raha Ahmad Raus},
  year={2015}
}
Spider silk contains peptides and biomolecules that able to stimulate and improve conditions of wound healing. In this study, we report the potential use of natural silk from common home spider, Pholcus phalangioides, on human keratinocyte cell line (HaCaT) and teeth pulp stem cell’s proliferation and migration. The aim of this study was to examine the range of silk concentrations and their biological effects on the different type of cells. Our study showed that the silk is biocompatible and… 

EVALUATION OF WOUND HEALING POTENTIAL OF SPIDER SILK USING MICE MODEL

Spider silk is an excellent biocompatible material with strong regenerative capability that make it extremely attractive candidate for cutaneous wound repair. In this study we evaluated the wound

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