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Gracia Belén Perea, Gustavo R. Plaza, Gustavo V. Guinea, Manuel Elices, Beatriz Velasco, José Pérez-Rigueiro
J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (24): 4722–4728.
Published: 15 December 2013
.... 94 , 028104 . biomaterials silk flagelliform silk Variability plays an ambivalent role in the performance of biological materials and, more specifically, in the performance of spider silk fibres. It is assumed that the possibility of spinning fibres within a vast range of tensile...
J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (16): 3131–3140.
Published: 15 August 2006
...Todd A. Blackledge; Cheryl Y. Hayashi SUMMARY Orb-web weaving spiders depend upon the mechanical performance of capture threads to absorb the energy of flying prey. Most orb-weavers spin wet capture threads with core fibers of flagelliform silk. These threads are extremely compliant and extensible...
J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (13): 2452–2461.
Published: 1 July 2006
... flagelliform silk major ampullate silk polymer silver garden spider Argiope argentata Spider silk is an inspiration for biomimetic super fibers because of the high tensile strength and unmatched toughness of major ampullate draglines( Kaplan et al., 1994 ; Vollrath, 1999 ). Silk also provides...