Deformation responses of a physically cross-linked high molecular weight elastin-like protein polymer.


Recombinant protein polymers were synthesized and examined under various loading conditions to assess the mechanical stability and deformation responses of physically cross-linked, hydrated, protein polymer networks designed as triblock copolymers with central elastomeric and flanking plastic-like blocks. Uniaxial stress-strain properties, creep and stress… (More)
DOI: 10.1021/bm800012x


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