Silk Company Profile

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News Articles [82 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

The processing and heterostructuring of silk with light

Femtosecond laser pulses can induce local bulging or plasma ablation of silk with limited structural damage, thus offering a technique for cutting, patterning, bending and welding of silk with various...

The Nephila clavipes genome highlights the diversity of spider silk genes and their complex expression

Benjamin Voight and colleagues report the annotated genome of the golden orb-weaver spider. They describe 28 spider silk genes (spidroins), characterize their expression in distinct silk gland types a...

Silk proteins paired with renewable wood nanocellulose to produce the strongest artificial spider silk yet

Possibly the strongest hybrid silk fibers to date have been created by scientists in Sweden using all-renewable resources. Combining spider silk proteins with nanocellulose from wood, the process offe...

Strange silk: Why rappelling spiders don't spin out of control

(American Institute of Physics) On this week's Applied Physics Letters, researchers show that unlike human hair, metal wires or synthetic fibers, spider silk partially yields when twisted. This proper...

Microscopic silk cocoons may facilitate drug design

(Weizmann Institute of Science) Microfluidics technology enables silk protein capsules to self-assemble

Tough stuff: Spider silk enhanced with graphene-based materials

(Graphene Flagship) Natural spider silk has excellent mechanical properties. Researchers from the Graphene Flagship have found a way to boost the strength of spider's silk using graphene-based materia...

Silk Offers No Relief From Eczema

Silk clothing provided no clinical benefits to children with moderate to severe eczema compared with standard care, according to a trial published in PLOS Medicine.

Spider silk challenges cost of biological lung surfactant

Researchers at Sweden-based Karolinska Institutet have developed a synthetic lung surfactant using DNA sequences derived from spider silk proteins.

Drugs and Medications [181 Associated Drugs and Medications listed on BioPortfolio]

Sensai silk brightening [KANEBO COSMETICS INC.]




Sani-silk [ABC Compounding Co., Inc.]

Sani-Silk 6605 Drug Facts and Label



Dove [Conopco Inc. d/b/a Unilever]

Dove Radiant Silk Antiperspirant deodorant

PubMed Articles [110 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

The development of a novel wound healing material, silk-elastin sponge.

Silk-elastin is a recombinant protein polymer with repeating units of silk and elastin blocks. This novel wound healing promoting material has the ability to self-assemble from a liquid to a gel. We h...

Synthetic Engineering Spider Silk Fiber as Implantable Optical Waveguides for Low-Loss Light Guiding.

A variety of devices used for biomedical engineering have been fabricated using protein polymer because of their excellent properties, such as strength, toughness, biocompatibility and biodegradabilit...

Proteome profile of spinneret from the silkworm, Bombyx mori.

The silkworm spinneret is an important tissue for silk fibrillogenesis and spinning. All biochemical processes during silk fibrillogenesis are correlated with silk properties. Understanding the role o...

Tensile reinforcement of silk films by the addition of telechelic-type polyalanine.

An appropriate modification technique for silk materials is needed to effectively improve their physical properties for specific applications. A telechelic-type polyalanine (T-polyA) was synthesized b...

Applicability of biotechnologically produced insect silks.

Silks are structural proteins produced by arthropods. Besides the well-known cocoon silk, which is produced by larvae of the silk moth Bombyx mori to undergo metamorphosis inside their silken shelter ...

Clinical Trials [16 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Silk'n HST for Wrinkle Reduction - Clinical Study Protocol

The objective of the study is to evaluate the safety, efficacy and usage compliance of the home-use device Silk'n HST for self-treatment of periorbital wrinkles and skin laxity and improve...

Silk'n HST Device Usability and Self Selection Study

This is a Usability study, conducted for the purpose of testing Silk'n HST Device usability.

Evaluation of the Efficacy of Restylane Silk in the Correction of Tear Trough Deformity

Prospective single center study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of Restylane Silk for treatment of tear trough correction.

Injection Technique Assessment of Restylane Silk With Lidocaine for Lip Augmentation

This is a multi-center, open-label, single-arm study to assess the safety of an injection technique with Restylane Silk in lip augmentation and correction of perioral rhytids .

Restylane Silk for Photoaged Thinned Hands

To evaluate the safety and efficacy of Restylane Silk for photoaged thinned hands

Companies [12 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

New Silk Route

New Silk Route is a leading Asia-focused private equity and growth capital firm founded in 2006 with $1.4 billion under management, focused on the Indian subcontinent, as well as ...


Silk Road Telecommunication (SRT) is a telecom value-added service provider leveraging the skills of a western management team to bring innovative IT & Telecom solutions to China's industries. We serv...


Silk Information Systems, Inc.

Silk Scientific, Inc.

In 1988, Silk Scientific, Inc. was founded in response to a need for extracting digital data from hard copy graphs. Our first product was the UN-PLOT-IT optical pen system, which used a plotter to aut...

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