Fibers and Polymers

, Volume 17, Issue 11, pp 1749–1756 | Cite as

Development and characterization of alginate-chitosan-hyaluronic acid (ACH) composite fibers for medical applications

  • Tanveer Hussain
  • Rashid Masood
  • Muhammad Umar
  • Tanzeel Areeb
  • Azeem Ullah
Article

Abstract

Natural materials and plants have a long history of medical applications due to their broad range of favorable biological functions including biocompatibility, anti-bacterial, anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Main objective of this study was to develop alginate-chitosan-hyaluronic acid (ACH) composite fibers with controlled drug release, and liquid retention properties for better moist wound healing. The dope comprising sodium alginate was extruded into calcium chloride (CaC12) coagulation bath. The developed calcium alginate fibers were then passed through a bath containing hydrolyzed chitosan and dip coated with hyaluronic acid for 24 hours. The resulting ACH composite fibers were then rinsed with deionized water and dried using acetone. These fibers were tested for tensile properties, % swelling, liquid absorption (g/g) and controlled drug release. The results concluded that ACH composite fibers can be produced by wet spinning and have adequate tensile properties, high % swelling, liquid absorption (g/g) and controlled release of hyaluronic acid for improved wound healing.

Keywords

Hyaluronic acid Chitosan Alginate Wound care Absorption Controlled release 

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© The Korean Fiber Society and Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Tanveer Hussain
    • 1
  • Rashid Masood
    • 2
  • Muhammad Umar
    • 2
  • Tanzeel Areeb
    • 2
  • Azeem Ullah
    • 3
  1. 1.Faculty of Engineering and TechnologyNational Textile UniversityFaisalabadPakistan
  2. 2.National Textile Research CentreNational Textile UniversityFaisalabadPakistan
  3. 3.Department of Materials and TestingNational Textile UniversityFaisalabadPakistan

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