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PanaColl: A collagen-based scaffold for the delivery of antibiotics and enhancement of tissue regeneration

Panacea Collagen (or 'PanaColl') scaffolds are 3D porous scaffolds composed of collagen and hydroxyapatite (the two main components of native bone tissue) and can be loaded with antibiotics such as vancomycin, gentamicin and teicoplanin which are effective against bacteria including S. Aureus. The PanaColl scaffold is a dual-layered product with a dual release antibiotic profile.Technology summary (PDF 466KB)