Table 1

Average fiber diameter, hydrophilicity and mechanical properties of electrospun PCL and collagen/PCL fibrous meshes

Electrospun fibrous meshes (n = 3)

Fiber diameter (nm)

Water contact angle (°)

Tensile properties


Tensile strength (MPa)

Elongation at break (%)

Young's modulus (MPa)


PCL

797 ± 330

133.5 ± 0.9

4.36 ± 0.56

516.89 ± 43.63

2.02 ± 0.38

Collagen/PCL

675 ± 386

0

3.32 ± 0.09

34.54 ± 17.44

32.59 ± 1.25


Yu et al. BMC Neuroscience 2011 12:68   doi:10.1186/1471-2202-12-68

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