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KRUUSE I Suture KRUUSE Silk Multifilament, braided: For secure knot tying and easy handling Coated (wax): For easy knot tying and smooth passage through tissue Non-absorbable: Provides permanent tensile strength KRUUSE Silk is a natural, braided and coated suture. As silk is a natural fiber, more tissue reaction can be expected using this type of suture compared to synthetic sutures. Natural silk contains two glycoproteins: Fibroin and sericin. Sericin can cause an immune response and is removed from KRUUSE Silk. Suture I 13 ยท 366 Absorption: n Non-absorbable Chemical composition: n KRUUSE Silk is composed of 100% fibroin (Se