Use of silk in ancient Egypt

  title={Use of silk in ancient Egypt},
  author={G. Lubec and J. Holaubek and C. Feldl and B. Lubec and E. Strouhal},
Comparative analysis of proteins from Bombyx mori and Antheraea pernyi cocoons for the purpose of silk identification.
Great coverage of two cocoon proteomes was accomplished, which demonstrated the outstanding difference in components and abundance, and the diagnostic antibodies against two species were prepared and identified the corresponding fibroin successfully in the completed protein mixtures. Expand
East Africa: The Emergence of a Pre-Swahili Culture on the Azanian Coast
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Structural stability of hair over three thousand years
Abstract Ten hair samples of Copts from the 8th–10th century AD obtained during the 1963–1964 excavation campaign in the district of Sayala, and 11 hair samples of Egyptian mummies dated to theExpand
A lithium buffer system for accelerated single-column amino acid analysis in physiological fluids.
Abstract The separation of ninhydrin-positive substances commonly found in physiological fluids, including the separation of glutamine and asparagine, has been achieved with the use of a 55 × 0.9 cmExpand