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Modification of CaCO3 precipitation rates by water-soluble nacre proteins
Abstract Mineral growth in nacre and other CaCO 3 -containing biominerals is controlled by biopolymers. Water-soluble proteins were extracted from nacre of the sea snail Haliotis laevigata byExpand
In-depth proteomic analyses of Haliotis laevigata (greenlip abalone) nacre and prismatic organic shell matrix
BackgroundThe shells of various Haliotis species have served as models of invertebrate biomineralization and physical shell properties for more than 20 years. A focus of this research has been theExpand
Immobilisation and characterisation of the demineralised, fully hydrated organic matrix of nacre--an atomic force microscopy study.
Mimicry of the tough natural composite nacre in future bioengineering requires knowledge of the biomineralisation process. The insoluble organic matrix isolated from the shell of the gastropodExpand
Influence of the Insoluble and Soluble Matrix of Abalone Nacre on the Growth of Calcium Carbonate Crystals
During the growth process of the nacre layer in abalone shells, aragonite platelets are built into a preformed organic matrix. This matrix consists of chitin and different proteins that may affectExpand
Adhesion patterns in early cell spreading.
Mouse embryonic fibroblasts explore the chemical suitability before spreading on a given substrate. We find this early phase of cell spreading to be characterized by transient adhesion patches with aExpand
Additional file 6. of In-depth proteomic analyses of Haliotis laevigata (greenlip abalone) nacre and prismatic organic shell matrix
ProteinGroups, nacre acid-insoluble, protocol A. Slightly modified MaxQuant output table in xlsx format showing identified protein groups/proteins including those not finally accepted for variousExpand
Additional file 3: of In-depth proteomic analyses of Haliotis laevigata (greenlip abalone) nacre and prismatic organic shell matrix
Figure S1. SDS-PAGE of shell organic matrix. This figure in jpg format shows a SDS-PAGE comparison between the nacre acid-soluble fraction obtained with different protocols A, B and C, and comparisonExpand