Carbonization of a stable β-sheet-rich silk protein into a pseudographitic pyroprotein.

Kaplan, David, 1953-

Cho, Se Youn.

Yun, Young Soo.

Lee, Sungho.

Jang, Dawon.

Park, Kyu-Young.

Kim, Jae Kyung.

Kim, Byung Hoon.

Kang, Kisuk.

Jin, Hyoung-Joon.

2015

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  • Silk proteins are of great interest to the scientific community owing to their unique mechanical properties and interesting biological functionality. In addition, the silk proteins are not burned out following heating, rather they are transformed into a carbonaceous solid, pyroprotein; several studies have identified potential carbon precursors for state-of-the-art technologies. However, no mechan... read more
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  • Cho, S.Y. et al. Carbonization of a stable b-sheet-rich silk protein into a pseudographitic pyroprotein. Nat. Commun. 6:7145 doi: 10.1038/ncomms8145 (2015).
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