Biologically inspired crack delocalization in a high strain-rate environment.
The role of matrix proteins in the control of nacreous layer deposition during pearl formation.
Spatial analysis of biomineralization associated gene expression from the mantle organ of the pearl oyster Pinctada maxima.
Novel basic protein, PfN23, functions as key macromolecule during nacre formation.
Aragonite-associated biomineralization proteins are disordered and contain interactive motifs.
Different secretory repertoires control the biomineralization processes of prism and nacre deposition of the pearl oyster shell.
An improved failure criterion for biological and engineered staggered composites.
Pearl microstructure and expression of shell matrix protein genes MSI31 and MSI60 in the pearl sac epithelium of Pinctada fucata by in situ hybridization.