Nacre

Known as: Mother of Pearl, Mother-of-pearl, Nacre [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A biomineral consisting of layers of crystalized ARAGONITE, separated by interlamellar layers of organic matrix containing beta-CHITIN, and… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
Mollusca evolutionary success can be attributed partly to their efficiency to sustain and protect their soft body with an… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
The capacity to biomineralize is closely linked to the rapid expansion of animal life during the early Cambrian, with many… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
The mollusk shell is a hard tissue consisting of calcium carbonate crystals and an organic matrix. The nacre of the shell is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Finding a synthetic pathway to artificial analogs of nacre and bones represents a fundamental milestone in the development of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Natural materials such as bone, tooth, and nacre are nanocomposites of proteins and minerals with superior strength. Why is the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Nacre (mother-of-pearl) from mollusc shells is a biologically formed lamellar ceramic. The inelastic deformation of this material… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The sequencing of the zebrafish genome should be completed by the end of 2002. Direct assignment of function on the basis of this… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
We have shown that Wnt signals are necessary and sufficient for neural crest cells to adopt pigment cell fates. nacre, a… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
We report the isolation and identification of a new mutation affecting pigment cell fate in the zebrafish neural crest… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
A specialized extracellular matrix of proteins and polysaccharides controls the morphology and packing of calcium carbonate… (More)
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