Tag: "silks" at biology news
UCR biologists unravel the genetic secrets of black widow spider silk
...agline silk is a standout compared to other spider silks
because of its superior strength and extensibility...l have a better shot at mimicking nature. Spider silks
have some of the best mechanical properties of any known natural fibers, thus they are being conside...
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- Oct. 4, 2006
...or instance, animal studies concluding that spider silks
do not induce an immune response -- which causes rejection of implants. ARTICLE #2 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE "Spider Silk: Ancient Ideas for New Biomaterials" DOWNLOAD PDF http://pubs.acs.org/cgi-bin/sample.cgi/chreay/2006/106/i09/pdf/cr010194g.pdf ...
Spider silks, the ecological materials of tomorrow?
could become the intelligent materials of the futu...pecies of spider, each with a specific tool-kit of silks
with different mechanical properties serving specific purposes. For example, major ampullate silk, ...