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Table 2 Material Characterization

From: Ionic silver functionalized ovine forestomach matrix – a non-cytotoxic antimicrobial biomaterial for tissue regeneration applications

  Collagen/ORC-silver Collagen-silver OFT OFM OFM-Ag
Silver (%w/w) 0.25 0.9a N/A N/A 0.30 ± 0.03
Total Collagen (%w/w) 55 100 N/A 88.96 ± 2.95 85.48 ± 5.07
Total GAGs (mg/g) None None N/A 4.13 ± 0.30 4.60 ± 0.62
Tm (°C) 29.62 ± 3.89 49.13 ± 1.53 65.45 ± 0.74 61.60 ± 0.57 60.78 ± 1.63
  1. Values represent mean ± standard deviation of n = 133 samples (silver) and n = 19 samples (collagen, GAGs and Tm)
  2. Silver and collagen total collagen of collagen/ORC-silver and collagen-silver dressings derived from manufacturer’s product information. Data for OFT and OFM derived from Sizeland et al [49]
  3. aManufacturer label states 1.2% AgCl, equating to 0.9% Ag