Design and Construction of Large Amyloid Fibers

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Ridgley, Devin M.; Rippner, Caitlin M. W.; Barone, Justin R.;
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Fibers (issn: 2079-6439)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.3390/fib3020090
  • Subject: TP200-248 | fiber | Textile bleaching, dyeing, printing, etc. | QH301-705.5 | β-sheet | amyloid | protein | Physics | QC1-999 | Chemicals: Manufacture, use, etc. | Biology (General) | TP890-933
    mesheuropmc: musculoskeletal system | technology, industry, and agriculture

Mixtures of “template” and “adder” proteins self-assemble into large amyloid fibers of varying morphology and modulus. Fibers range from low modulus, rectangular cross-sectioned tapes to high modulus, circular cross-sectioned cylinders. Varying the proteins in the mixtu... View more
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