Inkjet Printing of Regenerated Silk Fibroin: From Printable Forms to Printable Functions

Hu Tao, Benedetto Marelli, Miaomiao Yang, Bo An, M. Serdar Onses, John A. Rogers, David L. Kaplan, Fiorenzo G. Omenetto*

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Abstract

A formulation of regenerated silk fibroin solution that can be easily functionalized and inkjet printed on numerous surfaces is developed. As an example, the inks can be printed on laboratory gloves that change color when exposed to bacteria.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4273-4279
Number of pages7
JournalAdvanced Materials
Volume27
Issue number29
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2015

Keywords

  • biomaterials
  • biopolymers
  • sensing
  • silk
  • tissue engineering

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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    Tao, H., Marelli, B., Yang, M., An, B., Onses, M. S., Rogers, J. A., Kaplan, D. L., & Omenetto, F. G. (2015). Inkjet Printing of Regenerated Silk Fibroin: From Printable Forms to Printable Functions. Advanced Materials, 27(29), 4273-4279. https://doi.org/10.1002/adma.201501425