Scleroproteins

Known as: Fibrous Proteins, Scleroproteins [Chemical/Ingredient], Fibrous protein 
Simple proteins characterized by their insolubility and fibrous structure. Within the body, they perform a supportive or protective function.
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Stem cells regulate their fate by binding to, and contracting against, the extracellular matrix. Recently, it has been proposed… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Silks are fibrous proteins with remarkable mechanical properties produced in fiber form by silkworms and spiders. Silk fibers in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Globular and fibrous proteins are compared with regard to structural behaviour on heating, where the former expands and the… (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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Review
2003
Review
2003
Lysyl oxidase (LO) plays a critical role in the formation and repair of the extracellular matrix (ECM) by oxidizing lysine… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Electrospinning for the formation of nanoscale diameter fibers has been explored for high-performance filters and biomaterial… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Spider major ampullate (dragline) silk is an extracellular fibrous protein with unique characteristics of strength and elasticity… (More)
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
Fibronectin, a fibroblast surface protein, was purified from human and chicken plasma and extracts of cultured chicken… (More)
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Highly Cited
1958
Highly Cited
1958
Myoglobin is a typical globular protein, and is found in many animal cells. Like hæmoglobin, it combines reversibly with… (More)
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Highly Cited
1953
Highly Cited
1953
It is shown that when a-helices of the Same sense pack together they will probably do so about 20 ° away from parallel. For very… (More)
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