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Soft Matter

Where physics meets chemistry meets biology for fundamental soft matter research.

Paper

Relationship between microstructure and mechanical properties in spider silk fibers: identification of two regimes in the microstructural changes

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Corresponding authors
a
Departamento de Ciencia de Materiales, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, ETSI de Caminos, Canales y Puertos, 28040 Madrid, Spain
E-mail: gplaza@mater.upm.es
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European Synchroton Radiation Facility, B.P. 220, Grenoble Cedex, France
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Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid (ICMM-CSIC), Cantoblanco, 28049 Madrid, Spain
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Center for Biomedical Technology, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Soft Matter, 2012,8, 6015-6026

DOI: 10.1039/C2SM25446H
Received 25 Feb 2012, Accepted 02 Apr 2012
First published online 01 May 2012
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