Mussels add muscle to biocompatible fibers -- COMPAMED Trade Fair

Mussels add muscle to biocompatible fibers

06/15/2017

Image: Peptide Nanofibers; Copyright: Hartgerink Research Group/Rice University

Peptide nanofibers line up and form bundles in a new process that uses an amino acid found in the feet of mussels to help the strands stick together and hold their shape when exposed to air; © Hartgerink Research Group/Rice University