Table 1: Molecules and organisms encapsulated into electrospun nanofibers.

Encapsulated moleculesPolymer/polymer blendsReference

Antibiotics
 RifampinPLLA [81]
 Doxorubicin hydrochloridePLLA [81]
 PaclitaxilPLLA [81]
 Tetracycline hydrochloridePEVA [60]
 MefoxinPLGA/PEG-b-PLLA[82]

Plasmid DNA
 pCMVb encoding a 𝛽 -GalactosidasePLGA and PLA-PEG [83]

Growth Factors
 Human 𝛽 -nerve growth factor (NGF)PCLEEP [54]
 Human glialcell-derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF)PCLEEP [84]
 Bone morfogenetic protein-2 (BMP-2)PLGA-Hap [85]

Antimicrobial compounds
 Silver nanoparticlesCellulose acetate[72]
PCL/silver-loaded zirconium phosphate[86]

Proteins
 BSAPEO[87]
 LysozymePCL/PEO[53]
 LysozymePCL/PEG[77]
 Cytochrome CPLLA/PLL[61]

Bacteria
Eschericia coli
Staphylococcus albus PVA[88]
Micrococcus luteus
Eschericia coli PEO[89]
Lactobacillus plantarum PEO[90]

Bacteriophages
 T7
 T4
𝜆 PVA[88]
 M13PVP[91]

PLLA: poly (L-lactide); PEVA: poly-ethylene-co-vinyl acetate; PLGA: poly-lactate-co-glycolide; PEG: polyethylene glycol; PLGA/PEG-b-PLLA: poly-lactate-co-glycolide/polyethylene glycol-block-poly(L lactide); PCL: poly ε-caprolactone; PCLEEP: poly ε-caprolactone ethyl ethylene phosphate; Hap: Hydroxyapatite; PEO: polyethylene oxide; PDLA: poly(D,L-lactide); PLL: poly(L-lysine); PVA: poly(vinyl alcohol); PVP: polyvinylpyrrolidone.