Genetically engineered silk eyed as coating for implants

A German company is raising the ante on potential medical and industrial uses of silk polymers through development of a genetically engineered spider silk fiber it is commercializing under the name “Biosteel”. According to AMSilk of  Martinsreid, Germany, Biosteel has six times more toughness than carbon fiber while having elasticity comparable to rubber. The material is said to be scalable in industrial processes. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  medical plastics silk AMSilk breast implants read more

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