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Regenerated silk fiber wet spinning from an ionic liquid solution

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Abstract

Regenerated silk fibroin from Bombyx mori silkworms was extruded into fibers from a 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium chloride ionic liquid solvent system; the drawn fibers rinsed in methanol exhibit alignment of the β-sheet crystallites along the fiber axis.

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The article was received on 14 Jul 2005, accepted on 18 Aug 2005 and first published on 02 Sep 2005


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B510069K
Citation: J. Mater. Chem., 2005,15, 4206-4208
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    Regenerated silk fiber wet spinning from an ionic liquid solution

    D. M. Phillips, L. F. Drummy, R. R. Naik, H. C. D. Long, D. M. Fox, P. C. Trulove and R. A. Mantz, J. Mater. Chem., 2005, 15, 4206
    DOI: 10.1039/B510069K

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