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Non-covalent protein-based adhesives for transparent substrates – bovine serum albumin vs. recombinant spider silk. / Roberts, Aled; Finnigan, William; Kelly, Paul; Faulkner, Matthew; Breitling, Rainer; Takano, Eriko; Scrutton, Nigel; Blaker, Jonny; Hay, Sam.

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title = "Non-covalent protein-based adhesives for transparent substrates – bovine serum albumin vs. recombinant spider silk",
abstract = "Protein-based adhesives could have several advantages over petroleum-derived alternatives, including substantially lower toxicity, smaller environmental footprint and renewable sourcing. Here, we report that non-covalently crosslinked bovine serum albumin (BSA) and recombinant spider silk proteins have high adhesive strength on glass (8.53 and 6.28 MPa, respectively) and other transparent substrates. Moreover, the adhesives have high visible transparency and showed no apparent degradation over a period of several months. The mechanism of adhesion was investigated and primarily attributed to dehydration-induced reorganisation of protein secondary structure, resulting in the supramolecular association of β-sheets into a densely hydrogen-bonded network.",
author = "Aled Roberts and William Finnigan and Paul Kelly and Matthew Faulkner and Rainer Breitling and Eriko Takano and Nigel Scrutton and Jonny Blaker and Sam Hay",
year = "2020",
month = jun
day = "26",
language = "English",
journal = "Materials Today Bio",
issn = "2590-0064",
publisher = "Elsevier BV",

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T1 - Non-covalent protein-based adhesives for transparent substrates – bovine serum albumin vs. recombinant spider silk

AU - Roberts, Aled

AU - Finnigan, William

AU - Kelly, Paul

AU - Faulkner, Matthew

AU - Breitling, Rainer

AU - Takano, Eriko

AU - Scrutton, Nigel

AU - Blaker, Jonny

AU - Hay, Sam

PY - 2020/6/26

Y1 - 2020/6/26

N2 - Protein-based adhesives could have several advantages over petroleum-derived alternatives, including substantially lower toxicity, smaller environmental footprint and renewable sourcing. Here, we report that non-covalently crosslinked bovine serum albumin (BSA) and recombinant spider silk proteins have high adhesive strength on glass (8.53 and 6.28 MPa, respectively) and other transparent substrates. Moreover, the adhesives have high visible transparency and showed no apparent degradation over a period of several months. The mechanism of adhesion was investigated and primarily attributed to dehydration-induced reorganisation of protein secondary structure, resulting in the supramolecular association of β-sheets into a densely hydrogen-bonded network.

AB - Protein-based adhesives could have several advantages over petroleum-derived alternatives, including substantially lower toxicity, smaller environmental footprint and renewable sourcing. Here, we report that non-covalently crosslinked bovine serum albumin (BSA) and recombinant spider silk proteins have high adhesive strength on glass (8.53 and 6.28 MPa, respectively) and other transparent substrates. Moreover, the adhesives have high visible transparency and showed no apparent degradation over a period of several months. The mechanism of adhesion was investigated and primarily attributed to dehydration-induced reorganisation of protein secondary structure, resulting in the supramolecular association of β-sheets into a densely hydrogen-bonded network.

M3 - Article

JO - Materials Today Bio

JF - Materials Today Bio

SN - 2590-0064

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