Fabrication and Characterization of Electrospun Wool Keratin/Poly(vinyl alcohol) Blend Nanofibers

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Shuai Li; Xu-Hong Yang;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Advances in Materials Science and Engineering (issn: 1687-8434, eissn: 1687-8442)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2014/163678
  • Subject: TA401-492 | Materials of engineering and construction. Mechanics of materials | Article Subject
    mesheuropmc: macromolecular substances | integumentary system | technology, industry, and agriculture

Wool keratin/poly(vinyl alcohol) (PVA) blend nanofibers were fabricated using the electrospinning method in formic acid solutions with different weight ratios of keratin to PVA. The resultant blend nanofibers were characterized by scanning electron microscopy (SEM), Fou... View more
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