Melanin and Melanin-Related Polymers as Materials with Biomedical and Biotechnological Applications—Cuttlefish Ink and Mussel Foot Proteins as Inspired Biomolecules

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  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: International Journal of Molecular Sciences, volume 18, issue 7 (issn: 1422-0067, eissn: 1422-0067)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5536049, doi: 10.3390/ijms18071561
  • Subject: Chemistry | therapeutical devices | melanin | QD1-999 | coated nanoparticles | QH301-705.5 | polydopamine | Review | biomedical applications | adhesive material | biofilms | Biology (General)
    mesheuropmc: sense organs | integumentary system

The huge development of bioengineering during the last years has boosted the search for new bioinspired materials, with tunable chemical, mechanical, and optoelectronic properties for the design of semiconductors, batteries, biosensors, imaging and therapy probes, adhes... View more
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