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1. (WO2017040645) SILK FIBROIN CRYOGELS

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/040645    International Application No.:    PCT/US2016/049678
Publication Date: Fri Mar 10 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Thu Sep 01 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: A61L 27/52
A61L 27/56
Applicants: SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY
Inventors: SELL, Scott A.
HIXON, Katherine R.
JAIN, Era
KADAKIA, Parin
Title: SILK FIBROIN CRYOGELS
Abstract:
Disclosed are silk fibroin cryogels and methods for preparing silk fibroin cryogels. The silk fibroin cryogels can be used to promote cellular chemotaxis, enhance cell proliferation, enhance extracellular matrix production, promote calcified matrix production, and increase angiogenesis. The silk fibroin cryogels can further be used in the treatment of dermal wounds (burns, chronic wounds, etc.), bone tissue engineering and oral and maxillofacial repair.