Electrospinning is a versatile, simple, and low cost process for the controlled production of fibers. In recent years, its application to the development of multifunctional materials has encountered increasing success. In this paper, we briefly overview the general aspects of electrospinning and then we focus on the implementation of inorganic nanoantimicrobials, e.g., nanosized antimicrobial agents in electrospun fibers. The most relevant characteristics sought in nanoantimicrobials supported on (or dispersed into) polymeric materials are concisely discussed as well. The interesting literature issued in the last decade in the field of antimicrobial electrospun nanomaterials is critically described. A classification of the most relevant studies as a function of the different approaches chosen for incorporating nanoantimicrobials in the final material is also provided.

Electrospun Nanomaterials Implementing Antibacterial Inorganic Nanophases

Basoli F;Trombetta M;Rainer A
2018-01-01

Abstract

Electrospinning is a versatile, simple, and low cost process for the controlled production of fibers. In recent years, its application to the development of multifunctional materials has encountered increasing success. In this paper, we briefly overview the general aspects of electrospinning and then we focus on the implementation of inorganic nanoantimicrobials, e.g., nanosized antimicrobial agents in electrospun fibers. The most relevant characteristics sought in nanoantimicrobials supported on (or dispersed into) polymeric materials are concisely discussed as well. The interesting literature issued in the last decade in the field of antimicrobial electrospun nanomaterials is critically described. A classification of the most relevant studies as a function of the different approaches chosen for incorporating nanoantimicrobials in the final material is also provided.
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