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Synthetic Mussel Adhesive Proteins

  • Divakar Masilamani
  • Ina Goldberg
  • Anthony J. Salerno
  • Mary A. Oleksiuk
  • Peter D. Unger
  • Deborah A. Piascik
  • Himangshu R. Bhattacharjee

Abstract

The development of a technology for the biological and chemical synthesis of analogs to the adhesive protein of the mussel Mytilus edulis is described. This protein consists mainly of the repeating decapeptide sequence Ala-Lys-Pro-Ser-Tyr-Hyp-Hyp-Thr-Tyr-Lys.

Keywords

Enzymatic Oxidation Gene Cassette Michael Addition Mushroom Tyrosinase Catechol Oxidase 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Divakar Masilamani
    • 1
  • Ina Goldberg
    • 1
  • Anthony J. Salerno
    • 1
  • Mary A. Oleksiuk
    • 1
  • Peter D. Unger
    • 1
  • Deborah A. Piascik
    • 1
  • Himangshu R. Bhattacharjee
    • 1
  1. 1.Biotechnology DepartmentAllied-Signal, Inc.MorristownUSA

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