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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (22): 3906–3910.
Published: 15 November 2010
..., these variations did not influence our results. Table 2. Mean (±s.e.m.) percentages of major amino acids in major ampullate silks collected prior to the experiments from Nephila pilipes designated to different treatment groups Table 3. Mean (±s.e.m.) percentages of major amino acids in draglines...
J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (13): 1990–1994.
Published: 1 July 2009
... progressively heavier weights (2–100 mg) were suspended from 30–40 mm long fibers of major ampullate silk that were mounted within the environmental chamber. Weights were constructed from pipette tips and secured using cyanoacrylate adhesive. Clear acetate was used to provide a window in the chamber through...
J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (16): 3131–3140.
Published: 15 August 2006
... biomechanics Deinopidae flagelliform silk major ampullate silk orb web pseudoflagelliform silk Uloboridae Orb-weaving spiders within the Araneoidea are some of the most diverse and abundant predators of flying insects( Foelix, 1996 ; Wise, 1993 ). As such,orb-weaving spiders depend upon...
J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (13): 2452–2461.
Published: 1 July 2006
... of Biologists Limited 2006 2006 Araneidae capture spiral dynamic mechanical analysis 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...
J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (10): 1937–1949.
Published: 15 May 2005
...-weaving spider Latrodectus hesperus . Both silk from the scaffolding region of the web and sticky gumfooted capture lines had material properties similar to the major ampullate silk that orb weavers use as the framework for their orb webs. Major ampullate fibers obtained from anaesthetized Latrodectus...