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Animal silks: their structures, properties and artificial production

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Abstract

This feature article reviews recent progress in the understanding of the hierarchically organized structures, the perfectly balanced mechanical properties and the structure–property relationship of the natural animal silk fibres, as well as the experimental attempts to fabricate man-made silk fibres by means of wet spinning, dry spinning, electrospinning and transgenosis.

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The article was received on 05 Jun 2009, accepted on 21 Jul 2009 and first published on 08 Sep 2009


Article type: Feature Article
DOI: 10.1039/B911049F
Chem. Commun., 2009, 6515-6529

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    Animal silks: their structures, properties and artificial production

    C. Fu, Z. Shao and V. Fritz, Chem. Commun., 2009, 6515
    DOI: 10.1039/B911049F

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