Silk Scientific, Inc. Company Profile

18:46 EDT 18th August 2018 | BioPortfolio

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 automatically extract (x,y) coordinates from graphs. In 1992, the UN-PLOT-IT system was replaced by our new UN-SCAN-IT software. The UN-SCAN-IT software uses a scanner to digitize graphs, and is much faster and easier to use. In 1994, we added features to UN-SCAN-IT for digitizing and quantifying electrophoresis gels. The UN-SCAN-IT gel software can replace expensive densitometer systems.Since the introduction of UN-SCAN-IT and UN-SCAN-IT gel, we have continued to improve and update the software by continually adding user-friendly features, making the software more powerful and intuitive. UN-SCAN-IT and UN-SCAN-IT gel are now used in all 50 states, and over 60 countries throughout the world. Most major U.S. universities and corporations, as well as many foreign institutions, now use our software regularly in their research and data analysis endeavors


P.O. Box 533
United States of America


Phone: 801 377-6978
Fax: 801 422-0153

News Articles [387 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Compared to nomadic communities, Silk Road cities were urban food deserts

(Washington University in St. Louis) Like passionate foodies who know the best places to eat in every town, Silk Road nomads may have been the gastronomic elites of the Medieval Ages, enjoying diets m...

Scientists discover key mechanism behind the formation of spider silk

(RIKEN) A group of scientists led by researchers from the RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science (CSRS) have examined the soluble precursor of spider silk and found that a previously undiscover...

Conservation of a pH-sensitive structure in the C-terminal region of spider silk extends across the entire silk gene family

This Bulletproof Skin is Made of Goat Milk Spider Silk

Jalila Essaïdi is a Dutch artist and entrepreneur focused on biotech applications of spider silk, which she makes using the milk of genetically engineered goats. Spider silk is one of the strongest m...

Dead in the water: Utah State spider silk lab awarded Navy grant aimed at maritime defense

(Utah State University) USU's USTAR-funded Synthetic Spider Silk Lab is the recipient of a $420,000 grant from the US Navy Division of Unconventional Warfare aimed at designing and developing next-gen...

Spider Silk Shows Promise in Vaccine Field

Swiss and German scientists have engineered spider-silk microparticles that can be used to protect a vaccine particle, allow it to enter immune cells and trigger T-cell immunity without toxic effects....

Research Team Develops Improved Production Method to Create Synthetic Silk Fibers

NDSU researchers created a patent pending 3-D printed silk spinning device that mimics the natural gland structures of the spider and the silkworm

Spider silk key to new bone-fixing composite

(University of Connecticut) UConn researchers have created a biodegradable composite made of silk fibers that can be used to repair broken load-bearing bones without the complications sometimes presen...

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PubMed Articles [709 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Dissolution behavior of silk fibroin in a low concentration CaCl2-methanol solvent: From morphology to nanostructure.

Regenerated Silk biomaterials are usually pre-formed from silk fibroin solutions. However, the dissolution of silk fibroin in proper solvents by a simple and low cost way is still a challenge. Here, w...

Combination of amorphous silk fiber spinning and post-spinning crystallization for tough regenerated silk fibers.

An artificial spinning system using regenerated silk fibroin solutions is adopted to produce high-performance silk fibers. In previous studies, alcohol-based agents, such as methanol or ethanol, were ...

Tensan Silk Inspired Hierarchical Fibers for Smart Textile Applications.

Tensan silk, a natural fiber produced by the Japanese oak silk moth (Antherea yamamai, abbreviated to A. yamamai), features superior characteristics, such as compressive elasticity and chemical resist...

Improved strength of silk fibers in Bombyx mori trimolters induced by an anti-juvenile hormone compound.

Bombyx mori silk fibers with thin diameters have advantages of lightness and crease-resistance. Many studies have used anti-juvenile hormones to induce trimolters in order to generate thin silk; howev...

Silk and Silk-Like Supramolecular Materials.

Silk is a source of marvel for centuries as one of nature's high-performance materials. More recently, chemical and structural analysis techniques have helped explore the relationship between silk's p...

Clinical Trials [600 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Restylane Silk for Treatment of Chest Wrinkles

The purpose of this study is to assess the safety and efficacy of using Restylane Silk to reduce the appearance of photoaging on the chest. Restylane Silk is a temporary hyaluronic acid fi...

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...

Micro-injections of Transparent Hyaluronic Acid Gel (Restylane® Silk) for Rejuvenation of the Aging Cheek

The objective of this study is to determine the efficacy and safety of Restylane® Silk microinjections when used in a grid-like injection pattern for the correction of fine lines to the c...

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.

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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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New Silk Route

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