Protein-based composite materials.

Kaplan, David, 1953-
Hu, Xiao.
Cebe, Peggy.
Weiss, Anthony S.
Omenetto, Fiorenzo.

Protein-based composite biomaterials have been actively pursued as they can encompass a range of physical properties to accommodate a broader spectrum of functional requirements, such as elasticity to support diverse tissues. By optimizing molecular interfaces between structural proteins, useful composite materials can be fabricated as films, gels, particles, and fibers, as well as for electrical ... read more

Biomedical materials.
Composite materials.
Tufts University. Department of Biomedical Engineering.
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Hu, X., P. Cebe, A. S. Weiss, F. Omenetto and D. L. Kaplan (2012). "Protein-based composite materials." Materials Today 15(5): 208-215. doi: 10.1016/S1369-7021(12)70091-3.
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