AAPS PharmSciTech 2021 Jul 20;22(6):205. Epub 2021 Jul 20.
Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, University of Tübingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 8, D-72076, Tübingen, Germany.
Drug-loaded electrospun fibers have attracted increasing attention as a promising wound dressing material due to their capability of preventing from infections and inflammation and maintaining an appropriate environment for wound healing. In this study, polylactic acid (PLA), which is widely used in wound management, was chosen as electrospinnable polymer. A triterpene extract (TE) from the outer bark of birch known for its anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antibacterial, and wound healing effects was chosen to produce TE-loaded PLA electrospun fibers for wound dressing. Read More