Silk Fibroin: An Ancient Material for Repairing the Injured Nervous System

Silk Fibroin: An Ancient Material for Repairing the Injured Nervous System
Pharmaceutics. 2021 Mar 23;13(3):429. doi: 10.3390/pharmaceutics13030429.ABSTRACTSilk refers to a family of natural fibers spun by several species of invertebrates such as spiders and silkworms. In particular, silkworm silk, the silk spun by Bombyx mori larvae, has been primarily used in the textile industry and in clinical settings as a main component of sutures for tissue repairing and wound ligation. The ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2021-04-03By Mahdi Yonesi