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Silk-inspired polymers and proteins. / Hardy, John G.; Scheibel, Thomas R.

In: Biochemical Society Transactions, Vol. 37, No. 4, 01.08.2009, p. 677-681.

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Hardy, JG & Scheibel, TR 2009, 'Silk-inspired polymers and proteins', Biochemical Society Transactions, vol. 37, no. 4, pp. 677-681. https://doi.org/10.1042/BST0370677

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Hardy, J. G., & Scheibel, T. R. (2009). Silk-inspired polymers and proteins. Biochemical Society Transactions, 37(4), 677-681. https://doi.org/10.1042/BST0370677

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Hardy JG, Scheibel TR. Silk-inspired polymers and proteins. Biochemical Society Transactions. 2009 Aug 1;37(4):677-681. https://doi.org/10.1042/BST0370677

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Hardy, John G. ; Scheibel, Thomas R. / Silk-inspired polymers and proteins. In: Biochemical Society Transactions. 2009 ; Vol. 37, No. 4. pp. 677-681.

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abstract = "The biocompatibility and biodegradability of natural silk fibres and the benign conditions under which they (with impressive mechanical properties) are produced represent a biomimetic ideal. This ideal has inspired people in both academia and industry to prepare silk-mimetic polymers and proteins by chemical and/or biotechnological means. in the present paper, we aim to give an overview of the design principles of such silk-inspired polymers/proteins, their processing into various materials morphologies, their mechanical and biological properties, and, finally, their technical and biomedical applications.",
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