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1.

Remote monitoring of vibrational information in spider webs.

Mortimer B, Soler A, Siviour CR, Vollrath F.

Naturwissenschaften. 2018 May 22;105(5-6):37. doi: 10.1007/s00114-018-1561-1.

2.

Analysing the structure and glass transition behaviour of silks for archaeology and conservation.

Wang J, Guan J, Hawkins N, Vollrath F.

J R Soc Interface. 2018 Feb;15(139). pii: 20170883. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2017.0883.

PMID:
29436511
3.

Biophotonics of Native Silk Fibrils.

Shimanovich U, Pinotsi D, Shimanovich K, Yu N, Bolisetty S, Adamcik J, Mezzenga R, Charmet J, Vollrath F, Gazit E, Dobson CM, Schierle GK, Holland C, Kaminski CF, Knowles TPJ.

Macromol Biosci. 2018 Apr;18(4):e1700295. doi: 10.1002/mabi.201700295. Epub 2018 Jan 29.

PMID:
29377575
4.

The potential of Antheraea pernyi silk for spinal cord repair.

Varone A, Knight D, Lesage S, Vollrath F, Rajnicek AM, Huang W.

Sci Rep. 2017 Oct 23;7(1):13790. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-14280-5.

5.

Drop-on-coilable-fibre systems exhibit negative stiffness events and transitions in coiling morphology.

Elettro H, Vollrath F, Antkowiak A, Neukirch S.

Soft Matter. 2017 Aug 23;13(33):5509-5517. doi: 10.1039/c7sm00368d.

PMID:
28744539
6.

Silk micrococoons for protein stabilisation and molecular encapsulation.

Shimanovich U, Ruggeri FS, De Genst E, Adamcik J, Barros TP, Porter D, Müller T, Mezzenga R, Dobson CM, Vollrath F, Holland C, Knowles TPJ.

Nat Commun. 2017 Jul 19;8:15902. doi: 10.1038/ncomms15902.

7.

Comparing the microstructure and mechanical properties of Bombyx mori and Antheraea pernyi cocoon composites.

Guan J, Zhu W, Liu B, Yang K, Vollrath F, Xu J.

Acta Biomater. 2017 Jan 1;47:60-70. doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2016.09.042. Epub 2016 Sep 30.

PMID:
27693687
8.

Strain-dependent fractional molecular diffusion in humid spider silk fibres.

Krasnov I, Seydel T, Greving I, Blankenburg M, Vollrath F, Müller M.

J R Soc Interface. 2016 Sep;13(122). pii: 20160506. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2016.0506.

9.

Tuning the instrument: sonic properties in the spider's web.

Mortimer B, Soler A, Siviour CR, Zaera R, Vollrath F.

J R Soc Interface. 2016 Sep;13(122). pii: 20160341. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2016.0341.

10.

Spider Silk: Mother Nature's Bio-Superlens.

Monks JN, Yan B, Hawkins N, Vollrath F, Wang Z.

Nano Lett. 2016 Sep 14;16(9):5842-5. doi: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b02641. Epub 2016 Aug 18.

PMID:
27531579
11.

The complexity of silk under the spotlight of synthetic biology.

Vollrath F.

Biochem Soc Trans. 2016 Aug 15;44(4):1151-7. doi: 10.1042/BST20160058. Review.

PMID:
27528763
12.

Dry-Spun Silk Produces Native-Like Fibroin Solutions.

Boulet-Audet M, Holland C, Gheysens T, Vollrath F.

Biomacromolecules. 2016 Oct 10;17(10):3198-3204. Epub 2016 Sep 8.

13.

Glass transitions in native silk fibres studied by dynamic mechanical thermal analysis.

Guan J, Wang Y, Mortimer B, Holland C, Shao Z, Porter D, Vollrath F.

Soft Matter. 2016 Jul 6;12(27):5926-36. doi: 10.1039/c6sm00019c.

PMID:
27320178
14.

In-drop capillary spooling of spider capture thread inspires hybrid fibers with mixed solid-liquid mechanical properties.

Elettro H, Neukirch S, Vollrath F, Antkowiak A.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 May 31;113(22):6143-7. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1602451113. Epub 2016 May 16.

15.

Silk fibroin gelation via non-solvent induced phase separation.

Kasoju N, Hawkins N, Pop-Georgievski O, Kubies D, Vollrath F.

Biomater Sci. 2016 Mar;4(3):460-73. doi: 10.1039/c5bm00471c.

PMID:
26730413
16.

Unpicking the signal thread of the sector web spider Zygiella x-notata.

Mortimer B, Holland C, Windmill JF, Vollrath F.

J R Soc Interface. 2015 Dec 6;12(113):20150633. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2015.0633.

17.

Differential scanning fluorimetry illuminates silk feedstock stability and processability.

Dicko C, Kasoju N, Hawkins N, Vollrath F.

Soft Matter. 2016 Jan 7;12(1):255-62. doi: 10.1039/c5sm02036k.

PMID:
26457973
18.

Identification and classification of silks using infrared spectroscopy.

Boulet-Audet M, Vollrath F, Holland C.

J Exp Biol. 2015 Oct;218(Pt 19):3138-49. doi: 10.1242/jeb.128306. Epub 2015 Sep 7.

19.

Silk Reconstitution Disrupts Fibroin Self-Assembly.

Koebley SR, Thorpe D, Pang P, Chrisochoides P, Greving I, Vollrath F, Schniepp HC.

Biomacromolecules. 2015 Sep 14;16(9):2796-804. doi: 10.1021/acs.biomac.5b00732. Epub 2015 Aug 18.

PMID:
26284914
20.

Adhesion of dry and wet electrostatic capture silk of uloborid spider.

Elettro H, Neukirch S, Antkowiak A, Vollrath F.

Naturwissenschaften. 2015 Aug;102(7-8):41. doi: 10.1007/s00114-015-1291-6. Epub 2015 Jul 7.

PMID:
26148900
21.

Histological and mechanical differences in the skin of patients with rectal prolapse.

Joshi HM, Woods AK, Smyth E, Gosselink MP, Cunningham C, Lindsey I, Urban J, Jones OM, Vollrath F.

Int J Colorectal Dis. 2015 Aug;30(8):1117-22. doi: 10.1007/s00384-015-2222-x. Epub 2015 Apr 29.

PMID:
25922144
22.

Spiders spinning electrically charged nano-fibres.

Kronenberger K, Vollrath F.

Biol Lett. 2015 Jan;11(1):20140813. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2014.0813.

23.

The biocomposite tube of a chaetopterid marine worm constructed with highly-controlled orientation of nanofilaments.

Shah DU, Vollrath F, Stires J, Deheyn DD.

Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl. 2015 Mar;48:408-15. doi: 10.1016/j.msec.2014.12.015. Epub 2014 Dec 9.

PMID:
25579941
24.

Structure and properties of silk from the African wild silkmoth Gonometa postica reared indoors.

Teshome A, Raina SK, Vollrath F.

J Insect Sci. 2014 Mar 7;14:36. doi: 10.1093/jis/14.1.36.

25.

Linking naturally and unnaturally spun silks through the forced reeling of Bombyx mori.

Mortimer B, Guan J, Holland C, Porter D, Vollrath F.

Acta Biomater. 2015 Jan;11:247-55. doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2014.09.021. Epub 2014 Sep 19.

26.

Housing tubes from the marine worm Chaetopterus sp.: biomaterials with exceptionally broad thermomechanical properties.

Shah DU, Vollrath F, Porter D, Stires J, Deheyn DD.

J R Soc Interface. 2014 Sep 6;11(98):20140525. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2014.0525.

27.

Differential Scanning Fluorimetry provides high throughput data on silk protein transitions.

Vollrath F, Hawkins N, Porter D, Holland C, Boulet-Audet M.

Sci Rep. 2014 Jul 9;4:5625. doi: 10.1038/srep05625.

28.

The speed of sound in silk: linking material performance to biological function.

Mortimer B, Gordon SD, Holland C, Siviour CR, Vollrath F, Windmill JF.

Adv Mater. 2014 Aug 13;26(30):5179-83. doi: 10.1002/adma.201401027. Epub 2014 Jun 6.

29.

African elephant alarm calls distinguish between threats from humans and bees.

Soltis J, King LE, Douglas-Hamilton I, Vollrath F, Savage A.

PLoS One. 2014 Feb 26;9(2):e89403. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0089403. eCollection 2014.

30.

Horses and cows might teach us about human knees.

Holland C, Vollrath F, Gill HS.

Naturwissenschaften. 2014 Apr;101(4):351-4. doi: 10.1007/s00114-014-1163-5. Epub 2014 Mar 2.

PMID:
24585006
31.

Brown recluse spider's nanometer scale ribbons of stiff extensible silk.

Schniepp HC, Koebley SR, Vollrath F.

Adv Mater. 2013 Dec 23;25(48):7028-32. doi: 10.1002/adma.201302740. Epub 2013 Oct 8.

PMID:
24352987
32.

Consequences of electrical conductivity in an orb spider's capture web.

Vollrath F, Edmonds D.

Naturwissenschaften. 2013 Dec;100(12):1163-9. doi: 10.1007/s00114-013-1120-8. Epub 2013 Dec 10.

PMID:
24323174
33.

Silk protein aggregation kinetics revealed by Rheo-IR.

Boulet-Audet M, Terry AE, Vollrath F, Holland C.

Acta Biomater. 2014 Feb;10(2):776-84. doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2013.10.032. Epub 2013 Nov 5. Erratum in: Acta Biomater. 2014 Jun;10(6):2876.

PMID:
24200713
34.

Investigating the rheological properties of native plant latex.

Bauer G, Friedrich C, Gillig C, Vollrath F, Speck T, Holland C.

J R Soc Interface. 2013 Oct 30;11(90):20130847. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2013.0847. Print 2014 Jan 6.

35.

Chitin in the silk gland ducts of the spider Nephila edulis and the silkworm Bombyx mori.

Davies GJ, Knight DP, Vollrath F.

PLoS One. 2013 Aug 28;8(8):e73225. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0073225. eCollection 2013.

36.

Forced reeling of Bombyx mori silk: separating behavior and processing conditions.

Mortimer B, Holland C, Vollrath F.

Biomacromolecules. 2013 Oct 14;14(10):3653-9. doi: 10.1021/bm401013k. Epub 2013 Sep 18.

PMID:
24004380
37.

The impact behaviour of silk cocoons.

Chen F, Hesselberg T, Porter D, Vollrath F.

J Exp Biol. 2013 Jul 15;216(Pt 14):2648-57. doi: 10.1242/jeb.082545.

38.

Structure and function of the major ampullate spinning duct of the golden orb weaver, Nephila edulis.

Davies GJ, Knight DP, Vollrath F.

Tissue Cell. 2013 Oct;45(5):306-11. doi: 10.1016/j.tice.2013.04.001. Epub 2013 May 9.

PMID:
23664309
39.

Menstrual cycle phase modulates emotional conflict processing in women with and without premenstrual syndrome (PMS)--a pilot study.

Hoyer J, Burmann I, Kieseler ML, Vollrath F, Hellrung L, Arelin K, Roggenhofer E, Villringer A, Sacher J.

PLoS One. 2013 Apr 24;8(4):e59780. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0059780. Print 2013.

40.

Thermally induced changes in dynamic mechanical properties of native silks.

Guan J, Porter D, Vollrath F.

Biomacromolecules. 2013 Mar 11;14(3):930-7. doi: 10.1021/bm400012k. Epub 2013 Feb 20.

PMID:
23405856
41.

The silkmoth cocoon as humidity trap and waterproof barrier.

Horrocks NP, Vollrath F, Dicko C.

Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol. 2013 Apr;164(4):645-52. doi: 10.1016/j.cbpa.2013.01.023. Epub 2013 Feb 4.

PMID:
23388210
42.

Spider silk: super material or thin fibre?

Porter D, Guan J, Vollrath F.

Adv Mater. 2013 Mar 6;25(9):1275-9. doi: 10.1002/adma.201204158. Epub 2012 Nov 26. No abstract available.

PMID:
23180482
43.

The mechanical properties of the non-sticky spiral in Nephila orb webs (Araneae, Nephilidae).

Hesselberg T, Vollrath F.

J Exp Biol. 2012 Oct 1;215(Pt 19):3362-9. doi: 10.1242/jeb.068890. Epub 2012 Jun 26.

44.

Structure and physical properties of silkworm cocoons.

Chen F, Porter D, Vollrath F.

J R Soc Interface. 2012 Sep 7;9(74):2299-308. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2011.0887. Epub 2012 May 2.

45.

Silk cocoon (Bombyx mori): multi-layer structure and mechanical properties.

Chen F, Porter D, Vollrath F.

Acta Biomater. 2012 Jul;8(7):2620-7. doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2012.03.043. Epub 2012 Apr 4.

PMID:
22484695
46.

Water mobility, denaturation and the glass transition in proteins.

Porter D, Vollrath F.

Biochim Biophys Acta. 2012 Jun;1824(6):785-91. doi: 10.1016/j.bbapap.2012.03.007. Epub 2012 Mar 24.

PMID:
22465032
47.

Shear-induced self-assembly of native silk proteins into fibrils studied by atomic force microscopy.

Greving I, Cai M, Vollrath F, Schniepp HC.

Biomacromolecules. 2012 Mar 12;13(3):676-82. doi: 10.1021/bm201509b. Epub 2012 Feb 21.

PMID:
22352290
48.

Distinct structural and optical regimes in natural silk spinning.

Holland C, O'Neil K, Vollrath F, Dicko C.

Biopolymers. 2012 Jun;97(6):368-73. doi: 10.1002/bip.22022. Epub 2012 Jan 12.

PMID:
22240893
49.

Comparing the rheology of mulberry and "wild" silkworm spinning dopes.

Holland C, Porter D, Vollrath F.

Biopolymers. 2012 Jun;97(6):362-7. doi: 10.1002/bip.22011. Epub 2011 Dec 9.

PMID:
22161905
50.

Silk and synthetic polymers: reconciling 100 degrees of separation.

Holland C, Vollrath F, Ryan AJ, Mykhaylyk OO.

Adv Mater. 2012 Jan 3;24(1):105-9, 104. doi: 10.1002/adma.201103664. Epub 2011 Nov 23. No abstract available.

PMID:
22109705

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