Optimization of Silk Processing for Enhanced Mechanical Properties.

Partlow, Benjamin.
2017-04-19T12:49:27.446Z

Abstract: Native silk fibers have been exploited in clinical applications for replacing and strengthening connective tissues including ligaments and tendons and in the closure of wounds. However, more recent work has focused on the use of reconstituted silk to create three dimensional tissue scaffolds that can be used to regenerate living tissue replacements. This work takes advantage of the fact ... read more

Subjects
Tufts University. Department of Mechanical Engineering.
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http://hdl.handle.net/10427/011657
ID: tufts:21132
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