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Asakura, Tetsuo

Biotechnology of Silk

Asakura, Tetsuo - Biotechnology of Silk, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Wild Silk Production to Support Farmers Excluded from Protected Areas in Madagascar
Robert S. Weber, Catherine L. Craig

2. Evolutionary Divergence of Lepidopteran and Trichopteran Fibroins
Kenji Yukuhiro, Hideki Sezutsu, Naoyuki Yonemura

3. The Silk I and Lamella Structures of (Ala-Gly)15 as the Model of Bombyx mori Silk Fibroin Studied with Solid State NMR
Tetsuo Asakura, Yu Suzuki, Yasumoto Nakazawa

4. Application of Bombyx mori Silk Fibroin as a Biomaterial for Vascular Grafts
Derya Aytemiz, Tetsuo Asakura

5. Evolution and Application of Coiled Coil Silks from Insects
Tsunenori Kameda, Andrew A. Walker, Tara D. Sutherland

6. Characterization of Underwater Silk Proteins from Caddisfly Larva, Stenopsyche marmorata

Kousaku Ohkawa, Takaomi Nomura, Ryoichi Arai, Koji Abe, Masuhiro Tsukada, Kimio Hirabayashi

7. Atomic Force Microscopy and Spectroscopy of Silk from Spider Draglines, Capture-Web Spirals, and Silkworms
Helen Greenwood Hansma

8. Modular Spider Silk Fibers: Defining New Modules and Optimizing Fiber Properties
Michael B. Hinman, Florence Teulé, David Perry, Bo An, Sherry Adrianos, Amy Albertson, Randy Lewis

9. How to Pass the Gap – Functional Morphology and Biomechanics of Spider Bridging Threads
Jonas O. Wolff, Jutta M. Schneider, Stanislav N. Gorb

10. The Power of Recombinant Spider Silk Proteins
Stefanie Wohlrab, Christopher Thamm, Thomas Scheibel

11. Prey Capture Adhesives Produced by Orb-Weaving Spiders
Vasav Sahni, Ali Dhinojwala, Brent D. Opell, Todd A. Blackledge

12. Silk and Web Synergy: The Merging of Material and Structural Performance
Steven W. Cranford, Nicola M. Pugno, Markus J. Buehler

Keywords: Life Sciences, Entomology, Biotechnology, Structural Materials, Biomaterials, Polymer Sciences, Nanotechnology

Author(s)
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
2014
Series
Biologically-Inspired Systems
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9789400771192

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