Study indicates that AMSilk engineered silk implant coatings can prevent infection
- Repellence properties of silk coatings reduced microbial adherence up to 99.7% in comparison to uncoated silicone surfaces
- Spider silk coatings have the potential to prevent inflammation and to reduce post-operative complications of implants
- Previous studies suggest safe & effective use in humans
Munich, Germany, 22 February 2022 – AMSilk GmbH (“AMSilk”), a world leader in supplying innovative high-performance bio-based silk materials, today notes a study published in MRS Communications in June 2021 which demonstrates that AMSilk engineered spider silk coatings have the potential to prevent inflammation and to reduce post-operative complications of implants.