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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.
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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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Silk peptide is the hydrolysis products of silk fibroin and is a mixture of polypeptide fragment with different length.
Fabrication of Goat Dermal Scaffold and its Modification with Silk Fibroin for Wound Healing.
Damrongsakkul, "Improvement of early cell adhesion on Thai silk fibroin surface by low energy plasma," Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, vol.
These obtained results were similar to the microparticle shapes of other proteins such as silk fibroin (SF) prepared by the same method [14].
Aznar-Cervantes et al., "Effects of composite films of silk fibroin and graphene oxide on the proliferation, cell viability and mesenchymal phenotype of periodontal ligament stem cells," Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, vol.
As shown in Figure 5, a series of interfering antigens, including BSA, HSA, ovalbumin, collagen, sericin, fibroin, cotton fibre extraction, and hemp fibre extraction (100 [micro]g/mL), were tested.
Xiao et al., "Experimental study on effects of adipose-derived stem cell-seeded silk fibroin chitosan film on wound healing of a diabetic rat model," Annals of Plastic Surgery, vol.
Different approaches have been proposed so far to bypass or counteract the effects of electrospinning-induced collagen denaturation, which include the coating of nonwoven mats with collagen right after electrospinning [14, 15], the use of concurrent [4] or terminal crosslinking treatments [1, 2, 5, 6], and/or the electrospinning of collagen in conjunction with other biocompatible and biodegradable polymers, of either synthetic (e.g., polycaprolactone [9], polylactic acid [13], and polyurethane [16]) or natural origin (e.g., chitosan [17], silk fibroin [18], and polyhydroxyalkanoates [7, 10, 19]).
The silk fibroin (SF) from Bombyx mori (silkworm) cocoons present as a double-stranded fibroin fiber that is coated with adhesive sericin proteins.
The composite scaffold was fabricated through electrospinning process of different polymer material over twisted silk fibroin fibres.
For the above protocol, silk fibroin fibers and a chitosan conduit are prepared, seeded with Schwann cells for deposition of ECM, and suffered from decellularization.
Fibroin, an insoluble protein found in silk, has the ability to