Sentence Examples

  • Fibroin is insoluble in water, acids and alkalies; silk-glue resembles gelatin in its solubility, but it is less readily gelatinized.
  • Typical albuminoids are gelatin, keratin, elastin, fibroin, spongin and conchiolin.
  • "Fibroin " and silk-glue or sericin occur in natural silk fibres.
  • Silk fibre consists essentially of a centre or core of fibroin, with a covering of sericin or silk albumen, and a little waxy and colouring matter.
  • Fibroin, which is analogous to horn, hair and like dermal products, constitutes about 75 to 82% of the entire mass, and has a composition represented by the formula C15H23 506.

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