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Table 3 Overview of the mechanical properties of the electrospun scaffolds

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

Nanofibrous scaffoldUltimate tensile strength (MPa)Elongation at break (%)Young's modulus (MPa)
Chitosan (CS)6.6 ± 0.812.5 ± 4.150.5 ± 8.3
Nylon-6 (PA6)10.7 ± 0.620.3 ± 2.864.9 ± 7.8
CS-5CLO8Q7.3 ± 1.410.4 ± 1.450.3 ± 5.4
PA6-PHMB11.6 ± 0.736.3 ± 7.541.0 ± 8.8
Core/shell*20.7 ± 2.514.1 ± 2.1217.5 ± 12.6
  1. *Core/shell is PA6-PHMB/CS-5CLO8Q