Solid-state NMR evidence for elastin-like β-turn structure in spider dragline silk

Janelle E. Jenkins, Melinda S. Creager, Emily B. Butler, Randolph V. Lewis, Jeffery Yarger, Gregory P. Holland

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Abstract

Two-dimensional homo- and heteronuclear solid-state MAS NMR experiments on 13C/15N-proline labeled Argiope aurantia dragline silk provide evidence for an elastin-like β-turn structure for the repetitive Gly-Pro-Gly-X-X motif prevalent in major ampullate spidroin 2 (MaSp2).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)6714-6716
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume46
Issue number36
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 28 2010

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

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Jenkins, J. E., Creager, M. S., Butler, E. B., Lewis, R. V., Yarger, J., & Holland, G. P. (2010). Solid-state NMR evidence for elastin-like β-turn structure in spider dragline silk. Chemical Communications, 46(36), 6714-6716. https://doi.org/10.1039/c0cc00829j