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fi·bro·in

(fī'brō-in),
A white, insoluble (27.6 kDa) protein forming the primary constituent (70%) of cobweb and silk.

fibroin

(fī′brō-ĭn)
n.
An insoluble white protein that is the essential component of raw silk and spider-web filaments.
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2003, "Change in secondary structure of silk fibroin during preparation of its microspheres by spray-drying and exposure to humid atmosphere," J.
2003, "Compliant film of regenerated Antheraea pernyi silk fibroin by chemical crosslinking," Int.
2010, "In vitro and in vivo degradation behavior of aqueous-derived electrospun silk fibroin scaffolds.
2004, "Porous 3-D scaffolds from regenerated silk fibroin," Biomacromolecules, 5, pp.
Domesticated silk was wildly studied and applied for the textile and biomedical devices [2], especially silk fibroin (SF).
2006, " In vitro study of the proteolytic degradation of Antheraea pernyi silk fibroin.