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Air Filter Devices Including Nonwoven Meshes of Electrospun Recombinant Spider Silk Proteins

DOI :

10.3791/50492-v

9:51 min

May 8th, 2013

May 8th, 2013

15,668 Views

1Biomaterials Research Group, University of Bayreuth

Spider silk fibers display extraordinary mechanical properties. Engineered Araneus diadematus Fibroin 4 (eADF4) can be processed into nonwoven meshes using electrospinning. Here, the eADF4 nonwoven meshes are used to improve the performance of air filtering devices.

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