Fig. 1: Schematic presentation of the two designed spider silk proteins used in the study and biomimetic spinning of these into fibers. | Communications Materials

Fig. 1: Schematic presentation of the two designed spider silk proteins used in the study and biomimetic spinning of these into fibers.

From: Tyrosine residues mediate supercontraction in biomimetic spider silk

Fig. 1

a The two artificial spider silk proteins studied in this work: NT2RepCT and the NT2RepY-FCT. b Formation of the biomimetic fibers when entering the spinning bath. Scale bar: 2 mm. c FE-SEM picture of the fracture section of the NT2RepCT fiber. Scale bar: 10 μm.

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