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Table 1 The morphological properties of the single and core/shell electrospun mats

From: Nylon-6/chitosan core/shell antimicrobial nanofibers for the prevention of mesh-associated surgical site infection

Nanofibrous ScaffoldFeed rate (μL min−1)Mean diameter (nm)Density (Ints.μm−2)Porosity (%)
PA6-PHMB8.0181 ± 224.05 ± 1.590 ± 3.2
CS-5CLO8Q8.0210 ± 311.83 ± 0.680 ± 4.5
PA6-PHMB/CS-5CLO8Q*2.5/5.0270 ± 681.56 ± 0.580 ± 4.4
Nylon-6 (PA6)8.088 ± 111.54 ± 0.690 ± 1.8
Chitosan (CS)8.0101 ± 121.08 ± 0.391 ± 2.3
  1. Electrospinning was carried out at 22 kV potential (+ 18/− 4 kV), from a needle tip-to-collector distance of 20 cm, using a rotating collector at 500 rpm *Core/shell nanofibers