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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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Biodegradable polyglutamic acid (PGA), polylactic acid (PLA), polylactic-glutamic acid (PLGA), as well as naturally obtained, biodegradable alginate, collagen, fibroin [9], and silk [10] polymers are commonly used.
Some natural polymers such as fibroin silkworm, collagen, elastin, fibronectin, chitosan, alginate, cellulose and hyaluronic acid have been successfully used as scaffold materials for tissue engineering (Dunne et al.
Restoration of peri-implant defects in immediate implant installations by Choukroun platelet-rich fibrin and silk fibroin powder combination graft.
The Tufts scientists successfully mixed a solution or a powder of purified silk fibroin protein extracted from silkworm cocoons with blood or plasma and air-dried the mixture.
Influence of different surface modification treatments on poly(D, L-lactic acid) with silk fibroin and their effects on the culture of osteoblast in vitro .
Chen, Influence of pH Value on the Structure of Regenerated Bombyx Mori Silk Fibroin in Aqueous Solution by Optical Spectroscopy, ACTA Chimica Sinica, 64, 1730 (2006).
8] Fibroin, a core structural protein in silk from silkworms, has been widely studied with various biomedical applications.
Research on several proteins, including collagen, gelatin, albumin, fibroin and keratin is in progress for development of naturally derived biomaterials.
Silk fibroin (SF) is an appealing material for numerous biomedical applications involving drug delivery, tissue engineering, or implantable devices because of its abundance, biocompatibility, and biodegradability [1-3].
The optimized pH conditions, favors the Chitosan (CHI) to expose their amino groups in protonated form and allows its interaction with the carbonyl groups of Silk fibroin.
Enter purified silk protein, or fibroin, which offers intrinsic strength and protective properties that make it well-suited for a range of biomedical and optoelectronic applications.
Silk Fibroin Scaffolds Promote Formation of the Ex Vivo Niche for Salivary Gland Epithelial Cell Growth, Matrix Formation, and Retention of Differentiated Function," Tissue Engineering Part A, 2015; 21 (9-10): 1611 DOI: 10.