Fibrous proteins secreted by insects and spiders. Generally, the term refers to silkworm fibroin secreted by the silk gland cells of SILKWORMS, bombyx mori. Spider fibroins are called spidroins or dragline silk fibroins.


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Schematic of silk microsphere

Schematic of silk microsphere
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Schematic of the silk <b>fibroin</b>

Schematic of the silk fibroin
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<b>Fibroin</b>

Fibroin
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Figure 3

Figure 3
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Silk <b>Fibroin</b> Structure Before

Silk Fibroin Structure Before
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(B) Silk <b>fibroin</b> prepared from

(B) Silk fibroin prepared from
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A single degummed native

A single degummed native
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<b><b>Fibroin</b></b>

<b>Fibroin</b>
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Symptoms and diagnosis

Symptoms:

    



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