Journal of Healthcare Engineering / 2018 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Potential of Electrospun Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate)/Collagen Blends for Tissue Engineering Applications

Table 3

The results of DSC analysis: effect of electrospinning process and PHB/Coll ratio on PHB melting and degree of crystallinity () (mean ± SD, n = 3-4).

PHB/Coll (w/w) (°C) (J/g) (%)

PHB powder100/0175.4 ± 0.980.5 ± 1.155 ± 1
Fibrous mesh100/0176.7 ± 0.1a94.6 ± 19.265 ± 13
70/30173.5 ± 0.9a,b45.5 ± 1.7a,b45 ± 2b
50/50171.8 ± 0.1a,b27.3 ± 3.9a,b37 ± 5a,b

aSignificant difference from PHB powder (). bSignificant difference from PHB/Coll 100/0 ().

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