Application of chitosan on wool-viscose nonwoven for wound dressing

Islam, S, Arnold, L and Padhye, R 2013, 'Application of chitosan on wool-viscose nonwoven for wound dressing', Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 439-443.


Document type: Journal Article
Collection: Journal Articles

Title Application of chitosan on wool-viscose nonwoven for wound dressing
Author(s) Islam, S
Arnold, L
Padhye, R
Year 2013
Journal name Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy
Volume number 7
Issue number 4
Start page 439
End page 443
Total pages 5
Publisher American Scientific Publishers
Abstract To enhance the surface functionality, textile substrates can be treated with appropriate polymer solutions. This paper highlights the application of chitosan (CHT), a biopolymer on a wool-viscose nonwoven matrix using traditional pad-dry-cure method and its impending application in medical textiles specifically wound dressing products. Wool-viscose nonwoven matrices were prepared by needle punching process and subsequent application with different concentrations of CHT. The blood uptake and antimicrobial efficacy was assessed for the CHT-treated samples. It was shown that 0.3% CHT-treated samples demonstrated good absorbency and excellent antimicrobial properties.
Subject Textile Technology
Biomaterials
Keyword(s) APPLICATION
CHITOSAN
WOUND DRESSING
DOI - identifier 10.1166/jbmb.2013.1344
Copyright notice © 2013 American Scientific Publishers All rights reserved.
ISSN 1556-6560
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