Silk, elastin and collagen are naturally occurring fibrous proteins with a tremendous potential in biomaterial systems.
Researchers at Sichuan University have created an alternative to conventional leather lubricants using synthetic copolymers.
The oxidation-responsive behavior of polymeric platforms in different microenvironments as well as biomedical applications are discussed
Researchers study new bioactive scaffolds based on PLA fibers, modified with a peptide sequence derived from fibronectin, an extracellular matrix component.
An advantageous side-by-side strategy is used to produce two-in-one fibers of poly(L-lactide) (PLLA) and silk fibroin
A new study shows that mechanical properties of Bombyx mori silk fibroin can be tuned by coupling it with another biocompatible polymer.
Dynamic synthetic polymer systems are emerging as modules to study structure-property functions, motivated largely by Nature’s biopolymers.
The month’s top articles from the field of nanooptics, optoelectronics, optical devices, detectors & sensors, micro/nano resonators and more.
Scientists develop a superhydrophobic coating technique based on the lysozyme fiber network, which provides a facile platform for protein crystallization.
A zwitterionic polynorbornen-modified surface facilitates growth and proliferation of model endothelial cells.