Synthesis and Purification of Recombinant Spider ...

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Synthesis and Purification of Recombinant Spider Silk Proteins.

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Cheah, Yi Ern
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Johnson, Dr Patrick
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Laramie, Wyoming

University of Wyoming
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2009-05-13

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Spider silk fibers have been well known for their remarkable mechanical properties. It has been proven to be stronger than steel while possessing the tensile strength comparable to Kevlar. Many attempts has been made to exploit the spider silk’s use commercially, making research that much more extensive and in need. As of today, the production of these fibers on a large scale has not been successful. On a laboratory scale, a few methods have been developed to produce recombinant spider silk proteins. The main objective of my research is to study one of these methods - the fermentation of genetically modified Escherichia Coli (E.coli) and the purification process to produce recombinant spider silk proteins. My research yielded a more optimized method to produce the materials needed for Dr Patrick Johnson’s tissue engineering project.
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From - Undergraduate Research Day 2009 - Celebration of Research - Abstracts
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recombinant spider silk

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Undergrauate Research Day 2009

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