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Publication Type : Journal Article
Thematic Areas : Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine
Publisher : Bioactive Materials
Source : Bioactive Materials, Volume 3, Number 3, p.267 - 277 (2018)
Keywords : Antimicrobial Chitosan nanocomposities, copper, Gold, Silver, Wound healing, Zinc oxide
Campus : Kochi
School : Center for Nanosciences
Center : Nanosciences, Amrita Center for Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine Move
Department : Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine
Year : 2018
Abstract : Chitosan based nanocomposite scaffolds have attracted wider applications in medicine, in the area of drug delivery, tissue engineering and wound healing. Chitosan matrix incorporated with nanometallic components has immense potential in the area of wound dressings due to its antimicrobial properties. This review focuses on the different combinations of Chitosan metal nanocomposites such as Chitosan/nAg, Chitosan/nAu, Chitosan/nCu, Chitosan/nZnO and Chitosan/nTiO2 towards enhancement of healing or infection control with special reference to the antimicrobial mechanism of action and toxicity.
Cite this Research Publication : A. Mohandas, Deepthi, S., Dr. Raja Biswas, and Dr. Jayakumar Rangasamy, “Chitosan Based Metallic Nanocomposite Scaffolds as Antimicrobial Wound Dressings”, Bioactive Materials, vol. 3, pp. 267 - 277, 2018.