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Engineered proteins stick like glue — even in water

This image shows adhesion between the silica tip of an atomic force microscope and adhesive fibers made by fusing mussel foot proteins and curli amyloid fibers. Image: Yan Liang

New adhesives based on mussel proteins could be useful for naval or medical applications. << more >>

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Engineered proteins stick like glue — even in water (MIT News)

Professor Timothy K. Lu

Synthetic Biology Group