Fibroins

Known as: Fibroin, Fibroins [Chemical/Ingredient] 
Fibrous proteins secreted by INSECTS and SPIDERS. Generally, the term refers to silkworm fibroin secreted by the silk gland cells of SILKWORMS… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Silk fibroin, derived from Bombyx mori cocoons, is a widely used and studied protein polymer for biomaterial applications. Silk… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Electronics that are capable of intimate, non-invasive integration with the soft, curvilinear surfaces of biological tissues… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Pore architecture in 3D polymeric scaffolds is known to play a critical role in tissue engineering as it provides the vital… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Three-dimensional porous scaffolds prepared from regenerated silk fibroin using either an all-aqueous process or a process… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Purified native silk fibroin forms beta-sheet-rich, physically cross-linked, hydrogels from aqueous solution, in a process… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
A new all-aqueous process is described to form three-dimensional porous silk fibroin matrices with control of structural and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Three fabrication techniques, freeze-drying, salt leaching and gas foaming, were used to form porous three-dimensional silk… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Silk from the silkworm, Bombyx mori, has been used as biomedical suture material for centuries. The unique mechanical properties… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The complete sequence of the Bombyx mori fibroin gene has been determined by means of combining a shotgun sequencing strategy… (More)
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Spiders produce a variety of silks, and the cloning of genes for silk fibroins reveals a clear link between protein sequence and… (More)
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