(Updated June 2020)

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  1. Bonzanni M, Rouleau N, Levin M, Kaplan DL. Optogenetically induced cellular habituation in non-neuronal cells. PLoS One, 15(1):e0227230 (2020)
  2. Bonzanni M, Payne SL, Adelfio M, Kaplan DL, Levin M, Oudin MJ. Defined extracellular ionic solutions to study and manipulate the cellular resting membrane potential. Biological Open, 9(1): ahead of print (2020)
  3. Cardenas D, Bhalchandra S, Lamisere H, Chen Y, Zeng XL, Ramani S, Karandikar UC, Kaplan DL, Estes MK, Ward HD. Two- and three-dimensional bioengineered human intestinal tissue models for cryptosporidium. Methods in Molecular Biology 2052:373-402 (2020)
  4. Cheng W, Ding Z, Zheng X, Lu Q, Kong X, Zhou X, Lu G, Kaplan DL. Injectable hydrogel systems with multiple biophysical and biochemical cues for bone regeneration. Biomaterial Science March 26, ahead of print (2020)
  5. D’Souza MP, Rele S, Haynes BF, Hu DJ, Kaplan DL, Mamaghani S, Rampulla D. Engineering immunity for next generation HIV vaccines: the intersection of bioengineering and immunology. Vaccine 38(2):187-193 (2020)
  6. Erndt-Marino J, Yeisley DJ, Chen H, Levin M, Kaplan DL, Hahn MS. Interferon-gamma stimulated murine macrophages in vitro: impact of ionic composition and osmolarity and therapeutic implications. Bioelectricity 2(1):48-58 (2020)
  7. Fish KD, Rubio NR, Stout AJ, Yuen JSK, Kaplan DL. Prospects and challenges for cell-cultured fat as a novel food ingredient. Trends in Food Science and Technology 98:53-67 (2020)
  8. Guo C, Li C, Vu HV, Hanna P, Lechtig A, Qiu Y, Mu X, Ling X, Nazarian A, Lin SJ, Kaplan DL. Thermoplastic moulding of regenerated silk. Nature Materials 19(1):102-108 (2020)
  9. Guo C, Li C, Kaplan DL. Enzymatic degradation of Bombyx mori silk materials: a review. Biomacromolecules Feb 19, ahead of print (2020)
  10. Hasturk O, Jordan KE, Choi J, Kaplan DL. Enzymatically crosslinked silk and silk-gelatin hydrogels with tunable gelation kinetics, mechanical properties and bioactivity for cell culture and encapsulation. Biomaterials, 232:119720 (2020)
  11. Kamaldinov T, Erndt-Marino J, Levin M, Kaplan DL, Hahn MS. Assessment of enrichment f human mesenchymal stem cells based on plasma and mitrochondrial membrane potentials. Bioelectricity 2(1):21-32 (2020)
  12. Koullali B, Zhang Y, Peterson A, Raia N, Kaplan DL, House MD. Cervical augmentation with an injectable silk-based gel: biocompatibility in a rat model of pregnancy. Reproductive Science 27(5):1215-1221 (2020)
  13. Li, C, C Guo, V Fitzpatrick, A Ibrahim, MJ Zwierstra, P Hanna, A Lechtig, A Nazarian, SJ Lin, DL Kaplan. Design of biodegradable, implantable devices towards clinical translation. Nature Reviews Materials, (2020)
  14. Liaudanskaya V, Chung JY, Mizzoni C, Rouleau N, Berk AN, Wu L. Turner JA, Georgakoudi I, Whalen MJ, Nieland TJF, Kaplan DL. Modeling controlled cortical impact injury in 3D brain-like tissue cultures. Advanced Healthcare Materials May, ahead of print (2020)
  15. McGill M, Grant JM, Kaplan DL. Enzyme-mediated conjugation of peptides to silk fibroin for facile hydrogel functionalization. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, April 20, ahead of print (2020)
  16. Mu X, Fitzpatrick V, Kaplan DL. From silk spinning to 3D printing: polymer manufacturing using directed hierarchical molecular assembly. Advanced Healthcare Materials, ahead of print (2020)
  17. Parker RN, Cairns DM, Wu WA, Jordan K, Guo C, Huang W, Martin-Moldes Z, Kaplan DL. Smart materials hydrogel transfer devices fabricated with stimuli-responsive silk-elastin-like proteins. Advanced Healthcare Materials Apr 27:e2000266, ahead of print (2020)
  18. Raia NR, Jia D, Ghezzi CE, Muthukumar M, Kaplan DL. Characterization of silk-hyaluronic acid composite hydrogels towards vitreous humor substitutes. Biomaterials 233:119729(2020)
  19. Rodriguez M, Kluge JA, Smoot D, Kluge MA, Schmidt DF, Paetsch CR, Kim PS, Kaplan DL. Fabrication mechanically improved silk-based vascular grafts by solution control of the gel-spinning process. Biomaterials, 230:119567 ahead of print (2020)
  20. Rouleau N, Cantley WL, Liaudanskaya V, Berk A, Du C, Rusk W, Peirent E, Koester C, Nieland TJF, Kaplan DL. A long-living bioengineered neural tissue platform to study neurodegeneration. Macromolecular Bioscience 20(3): ahead of print (2020)
  21. Taylor JS, Yavuz B, Zeki J, Wood L, Ikegaki N, Coburn J, Harrington K, Shimada H, Kaplan DL, Chiu B. Enhancing sustained-release local therapy: single versus dual chemotherapy for the treatment of neuroblastoma. Surgery Feb 28, pii:S0039-600(20)30053-2. Doi:10.1016 (ahead of print) (2020)
  22. Wang X, Guo C, Chen Y, Tozzi L, Szymkowiak S, Li C, Kaplan DL. Developing a self-organized tubulogenesis model of human renal proximal tubular epithelial cells in vitro. Journal Biomedical Materials Research A. 108(3):795-804 (2020)
  23. Wang F, Hou K, Chen W, Wang Y, Wang R, Rian C, Xu S, Ji Y, Yang Q, Zhao P, Yu L, Lu Z, Zhang H, Li F, Wang H, He B, Kaplan DL, Xia Q. Transgenic PDGF-BB/sericin hydrogel supports for cell proliferation and osteogenic differentiation. Biomaterial Science, 8(2):657-672 (2020)
  24. Xu G, Ding Z, Lu Q, Zhang X, Zhou X, Xiao L, Lu G, Kaplan DL. Electric field-driven building blocks for introducing multiple gradients to hydrogels. Protein Cell. 11(4):267-285 (2020)
  25. Yeo J, Qiu Y, Jung GS, Zhang YW, Buehler MJ, Kaplan DL. Adverse effects of Alport syndrome-related Gly missense mutations on collagen type IV: insights from molecular simulations and experiments. Biomaterials 240:119857, ahead of print (2020)
  26. Zhang X, Zhang Z, Xiao L, Ding Z, He J, Lu G, Lu Q, Kaplan DL. Natural nanofiber shuttles for transporting hydrophobic cargo into aqueous solutions. Biomacromolecules 21(2):1022-1030 (2020)
  27. Zheng X, Ding Z, Cheng W, Lu Q, Kong X, Zhou X, Lu G, Kaplan DL. Microskin-inspired injectable MSC-laden hydrogels for scarless wound healing with hair follicles. Advanced Healthcare Materials April 27:e2000041, ahead of print (2020)


  1. Bonzanni M, Rouleau N, Levin M, Kaplan DL. On the generalization of habituation: how discrete biological systems respond to repetitive stimuli: a novel model of habituation that is independent of any biological system. Bioessays, 41(7): Epub (2019)
  2. Bradner SA, Galaiya D, Raol N, Kaplan DL, Hartnick CJ. Silk protein bioresorbable, drug-eluting ear tubes: proof-of-concept. Advanced Healthcare Materials. Feb 8(3), ahead of print (2019)
  3. Chung JY, Krapp N, Wu L, Lulu S, McAllister LM, Edmiston WJ, Martin S, Levy E. Songtachalert T, Sherwood JS, Buckley EM, Sanders B, Izzy S, Hickman S, Guo S, Lok J, El Khoury J, Lo WH, Kaplan DL, Whalen NJ, Interleukin-1 receptor 1 deletion in focal and diffuse experimental traumatic brain injury in mice. J. Neurotrauma. 36(2):370-379 (2019)
  4. Choi J, McGill M, Raia NR, Hasturk O, Kaplan DL. Silk hydrogels crosslinked by the Fenton reaction. Advanced Healthcare Materials, 8(17),ahead of print (2019)
  5. El Assal R, Abou-Elkacem L, Tocchio A, Pasley S, Matosevic S, Kaplan DL, Zylberberg C, Demirci U. Bioinspired preservation of natural killer cells for cancer immunotherapy. Adv. Science 6(6):1802045 (2019)
  6. Franco AR, Fernandes EM, Rodrigues MT, Rodrigues FJ, Gomes ME, Leonor IB, Kaplan DL, Reis RL. Antimicrobial coating of spider silk to prevent bacterial attachment on silk surgical sutures. Acta Biomaterialia, 99:236-246 (2019)
  7. Gholipourmalekabadi M, Sapru S, Samadikuchaksaraei A, Reis RL, Kaplan DL, Kundu SC. Silk fibroin for skin injury repair: where do things stand? Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews Oct 31, Epub ahead of print (2019)
  8. Gong H, Wang J, Zhang J, Wu J, Zheng Z, Xie X, Kapan DL, Li G, Wang X. Control of octreotide release from silk fibroin microspheres. Materials Science Engineering C. Materials Biological Applications. 102:820-828 (2019)
  9. Gupta AK, Coburn JM, Davis-Knowlton J, Kimmerling E, Kaplan DL, Oxburgh L. Scaffolding for kidney organoids on silk. J. Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, 13(5): 812-822 (2019)
  10. Izzy S, Liu Q, Fang Z, Lule S, Wu L, Chung JY, Sarro-Schwartz A, Brown-Whalen A, Perner C, Hickman SE, Kaplan DL, Patsopoulos NA, El Khoury J, Whalen MJ. Time-dependent changes in microglia transcriptional networks following traumatic brain injury. Frontiers in Cell Neuroscience, 13: 307, (2019)
  11. Kuo IY, Brill AL, Lemos FO, Jiang JY, Falcone JL, Kimmerling EP, Cai Y, Dong K, Kaplan DL, Wallace DP, Hofer AM, Ehrlich BE. Polycystin 2 regulates mitochrondrial Ca2+ signaling, bioenergetics and dynamics through mitofusion 2. Science Signaling May 7, 12(580); ahead of print, (2019)
  12. Liaudanskaya V, Jgamadze D, Berk AN, Bischoff DJ, Gu BJ, Hawks-Mayer H, Whalen MJ, Chen HI, Kaplan DL. Engineering advanced neural tissue constructs to mitigate actuate cerebral inflammation after brain transplantation in rats. Biomaterials 192:510-522 (2018)
  13. Lopez-Barrerio D, Martin-Moldes Z, Yeo J, Shen S, Hawker MJ, Martin-Martinez FJ, Kaplan DL, Buehler MJ. Conductive silk-based composites using biobased carbon materials. Advanced Materials 31(44)epub (2019)
  14. Manousiouthakis E, Chen Y, Cairns D, Pollard R, Gerlovin K, Dente M, Razavi Y, Kaplan DL. Bioengineering in vitro enteric nervous system. J. Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, 23(9): 1712-1723 (2019)
  15. McKay TB, Parker RN, Hawker MJ, McGill M, Kaplan DL. Silk-based therapeutics targeting Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Journal Functional Biomaterials 10(3): ahead of print (2019)
  16. McKay TB, Ford A, Wang S, Cairns DM, Parker RN, Deardorff PM, Ghezzi CE, Kaplan DL. Assembly and application of a three-dimensional human corneal tissue model. Current Protocols in Toxicology, 81(1):e84 ahead of print (2019)
  17. Mu X, Wang Y, Guo C, Li Y, Ling S, Huang W, Cebe P, Hsu HH, De Ferrari F, Jiang X, Xu Q, Balduini A, Omenetto FG, Kaplan DL. 3D printing of silk protein structures by aqueous solvent-directed molecular assembly. Macromolecular Bioscience, ahead of print (2019)
  18. Parker RN, Wu WA, McKay TB, Xu Q, Kaplan DL. Design of silk-elastin-like protein nanoparticle systems with mucoadhesive properties. Journal Functional Biomaterials 10(4): ahead of print (2019)
  19. Raia NR, Bakaysa SL, Ghezzi CE, House MD, Kaplan DL. Ex vivo pregnant-like tissue model to assess injectable hydrogel for preterm birth prevention. J. Biomedical Materials Research B Applied Biomaterials May 9, ahead of print (2019)
  20. Ren J, Wang Y, Yao Y, Wang Y, Fei X, Qi P, Lin S, Kaplan DL, Buehler MJ, Ling S. Biological materials interfaces as inspiration for mechanical and optical material designs. Chemical Reviews, 119(24): 12279-12336 (2019)
  21. Rnjak-Kovacina J, Gerrand YW, Wray LS, Tan B, Joukhdar H, Kaplan DL, Morrison WA, Mitchell GM. Vascular pedicale and microchannels: simple methods towards effective in vivo vascularization of 3D scaffolds. Advanced Healthcare Materials. 8(24), Epub ahead of print. (2019)
  22. Rodionov IA, Abdullah N, Kaplan DL. Microporous drug eluting large silk particles through cryo-granulation. Advanced Engineered Materials 21(7) ahead of print (2019)
  23. Roh TT, Chen Y, Paul HT, Guo C, Kaplan DL. 3D bioengineered tissue model of the large intestine to study inflammatory bowel disease. Biomaterials 225:119571, ahead of print (2019)
  24. Roohaniesfahani I, Wang J, No YJ, de Candia C, Miao X, Lu Z, Shi J, Kaplan DL, Jiang X, Zreiqat H. Modulatory effect of simultaneously released magnesium, strontium, and silicon ions on injectable silk hydrogels for bone regeneration. Material Science and Engineering C. Materials Biological Applications. 94:976-987 (2019)
  25. Rubio N, Fish KD, Trimmer BT, Kaplan DL. In vitro insect muscle for tissue engineering applications. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering (2019)
  26. Setayeshmehr M, Esfandiari E, Rafienia M, Hashemibeni B, Taheri-Kafrani A, Samadikuchaksaraei A, Kaplan DL, Moroni L, Joghataei M. Hybrid and composite scaffolds based on extracellular matrices for cartilage tissue engineering. Tissue Engineering Part B. Reviewers, 25(3): 202-224 (2019)
  27. Simsa R, Yuen J, Stout A, Rubio N, Fogelstrand P, Kaplan DL. Extracellular heme proteins influence bovine myosatellite cell proliferation and the color of cell-based meat. Foods. 8(10):ahead of print (2019)
  28. Sood D, Tang-Schomer M, Pouli D, Mizzoni C, Raia N, Tai A, Arkun K, Wu J, Black LD, Scheffler B, Georgakoudi I, Steindler DA, Kaplan DL. 3D extracellular matrix microenvironment in bioengineered tissue models of primary pediatric and adult brain tumors. Nature Communications 10(1):4529, ahead of print (2019)
  29. Sood D, Cairns DM, Dabbi JM, Ramakrishnan C, Deisseroth K, Black LD, Santaniello S, Kaplan DL. Functional maturation of human neural stem cells in a 3D bioengineered brain model enriches with fetal brain-derived matrix. Scientific Reports 9(1):17874 (2019)
  30. Sundelacruz S, Moody AT, Levin M, Kaplan DL. Membrane potential depolarization alters calcium flux and phosphate signaling during osteogenic differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells. Bioelectricity 1(1):56-66 (2019)
  31. Sunnerberg JP, Moore P, Spedden E, Kaplan DL, Staii C. Variations of elastic modulus and cell volume with temperature for cortical neurons. Langmuir, 35(33): 10965-10976 (2019)
  32. Tang-Schomer MD, Kaplan DL, Whalen MJ. Film interface for drug testing for delivery to cells in culture and in the brain. Acta Biomaterialia, 94:306-319 (2019)
  33. Taylor JS, Sha L, Ikegaki N, Zeki J, Deaton R, Harris J, Coburn J, Yavuz B, Sethi A, Shimada H, Kaplan DL, Gann P, Chiu B. Replicating and identifying large cell neuroblastoma using high-dose intra-tumoral chemotherapy and automated digital analysis. J. Pediatric Surgery, ahead of print (2019)
  34. Vidal Rucha SE, Tamamotoa KA, Kaplan DL. The importance of the neuro-immuno-cutaneous system for human skin equivalent design. Cell Proliferation, ahead of print (2019)
  35. Wang C, Xia K, Zhang Y, Kaplan DL. Silk-based advanced materials for soft electronics. Accounts Chemical Research 52(10):2916-2927 (2019)
  36. Wu J, Cao L, Liu Y, Zheng A, Jiao D, Zeng D, Wang X, Kaplan DL, Jiang X. Functionalization of silk fibroin electrospun scaffolds via BMSC affinity peptide grafting through oxidative self-polymerization of dopamine for bone regeneration. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 11(9):8878-8895 (2019)
  37. Xu F, Ma F, Ding Z, Xiao L, Zhang X, Lu Q, Lu G, Kaplan DL. SERS substrate with silk nanoribbons as interlayer template. ACS Applied Materials Interfaces. 11(46):42896-42903 (2019)
  38. Yang N, Qi P, Ren J, Yu H, Liu S, Li J. Chen W, Kaplan DL, Ling S. Polyvinyl alcohol/silk fibroin/borax hydrogel ionotronics: a highly stretchable, self-healable, and biocompatible sensing platformACS Applied Materials Interfaces 11(26):23632-23638 (2019)
  39. Yavuz B, Morgan JL, Herrera C, Harrington K, Perez-Ramirez, LiWang PJ, Kaplan DL. Sustained release silk fibroin discs: antibody and protein delivery for HIV prevention. J. Controlled Release 301:1-12 (2019)
  40. Yavuz B, Zeki J, Taylor J, Harrington K, Coburn JM, Ikegaki N, Kaplan DL, Chiu B. Silk reservoirs for local delivery of cisplatin for neuroblastoma treatment: in vitro and in vivo evaluations. J. Pharmaceutical Science, 108(8):2748-2755 (2019)
  41. Yavuz B, Chambre L, Kaplan DL. Extended release formulations using silk proteins for controlled delivery of therapeutics. Expert Opinion Drug Delivery, 16(7):741-756 (2019)
  42. Zhang Y, Raia N, Peterson A, Kaplan DL, House M. Injectable silk-based hydrogel as an alternative to cervical cerclage: a rabbit study. Tissue Engineering Part A Nov 14, ahead of print (2019)


  1. Abbott A, Oxburgh L, Kaplan DL, Coburn JM. Avidin adsorption to silk fibroin films as a facile method for functionalization. Biomacromolecules 19(9): 3705-3713 (2018)
  2. Ashari N, Pang HW, Simon T, Xiong Y, Coburn JM, Bromberg JS, Kaplan DL, McLenithan J, Fontaine MJ. Silk fibroin preserves beta cell function under inflammatory stress while stimulating islet cell surface GLUT2 expression. Cell Immunology 329:10-16 (2018)
  3. Belton DJ, Plowwright R, Kaplan DL, Perry CC. A robust spectroscopic method for the determination of protein conformational composition – application to the annealing of silk. Acta Biomaterialia 73:355-364 (2018)
  4. Bhunia BK, Kaplan DL, Mandal BB. Silk-based multilayered angle-ply annulus fibrous construct to recapitulate form and function of the intervertebral disc. PNAS 115(3):477-482 (2018)
  5. Bowen CH, Dai B, Sargent CJ, Bai W, Ladiwala P, Feng H, Huang W, Kaplan DL, Galazka JM, Zhang F. Recombinant spidroins fully replicate primary mechanical properties of natural spider silk. Biomacromolecules, 19(9): 3853-3860 (2018)
  6. Brown JE, Tozzi L, Schilling B, Kelmendi-Doko A, Truong AB, Rodriguez MJ, Gil ES, Sucsy R, Valentin JE, Philips BJ, Mara KG, Rubin JP, Kaplan DL. Biodegradable silk catheters for the delivery of therapeutics across anatomical repair sites. J. Biomedical Materials Research B, Applied Biomaterials Apr 26, ahead of print (2018)
  7. Cairns DM, Boorgu DSSK, Levin M, Kaplan DL. Niclosamide rescues microcephaly in a humanized in vivo model of Zika infection using human induced neural stem cells. Biology Open 7(1):bio031807 (2018)
  8. Cairns DM, Giordano JE, Conte S, Levin M, Kaplan DL. Ivermectin promotes peripheral nerve regeneration during wound healing. ACS Omega 3(10):12392-12402 (2018)
  9. Cantley WL, Chung D, Lomoio S, DePalma T, Peirent E, Kleinknecht D, Hunter M, Tang-Schomer MD, Tesco G, Kaplan DL. Functional and sustainable 3D human neural network models from pluripotent stem cells. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering 4: 4278-88 (2018).
  10. Deardorff PM, McKay TB, Wang S, Ghezzi CE, Cairns DM, Abbott RD, Funderburgh JL, Kenyon KR, Kaplan DL. Modeling diabetic corneal neuropathy in a 3D in vitro cornea system. Scientific Reports 8(1): 17294 (2018)
  11. Di Buduo CA, Abbonante V, Tozzi L, Kaplan DL, Balduini A. Three-dimensional tissue models for studying ex vivo megakaryocytopoiesis and platelet production. Methods Molecular Biology. 1812: 177-193 (2018)
  12. Ding Y, Liu W, Yu W, Lu S, Liu M, Kaplan DL, Wang X. Three-dimensional tissue culture model of human breast cancer for the evaluation of multidrug resistance. J. Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, 12(9): 1959-1971 (2018)
  13. Dinjaski N, Huang W, Kaplan DL. Recursive directional ligation approach for cloning recombinant spider silk. Methods Molecular Biology 1777:181-192 (2018)
  14. Dixon TA, Cohen E, Cairns DM, Rodriguez M, Mathews J, Jose RR, Kaplan DL. Bioinspired three-dimensional human neuromuscular junction development in suspended hydrogel arrays. Tissue Engineering Part C Methods 24(6):346-359 (2018)
  15. Farokhi M, Mottaghitalab F, Samani S, Shokrgozar MA, Kundu SC, Resi RL, Fatahi Y, Kaplan DL. Silk fibroin/hydroxyapatite composites for bone tissue engineering. Biotechnology Advances. 36(1):68-91 (2018)
  16. Farokhi M, Mottaghitalab F, Fatahi Y, Khademhosseine A, Kaplan DL. Overview of silk fibroin use in wound dressings. Trends in Biotechnology, 36(9): 907-922 (2018)
  17. Franco AR, Palma Kimmerling E, Silva C, Rodrigues FJ, Leonor IB, Reis RL, Kaplan DL. Silk-based antimicrobial polymers as a new platform to design drug-free materials to impede microbial infections. Macromolecular Bioscience, ahead of print (2018)
  18. Geryak R, Quigley E, Kim S, Korolovych VF, Calabrese R, Kaplan DL, Tsukruk VV. Tunable interfacial properties in silk ionomer microcapsules with tailored multilayer interactions. Macromolecular Bioscience, Aug 13 ahead of print (2018)
  19. Hasturk O, Kaplan DL. Cell armor for protection against environmental stress: advances, challenges and applications in micro- and nanoencapsulation of mammalian cells. Acta Biomaterialia, ahead of print (2018)
  20. Herrera-Rincon C, Golding AS, Moran KM, Harrison C, Martyniuk CJ, Guay JA, Zaltsman J, Carabello H, Kaplan DL, Levin M. Brief local application of progesterone via a wearable bioreactor induces Long-term regenerative response in adult Xenopus hindlimb. Cell Reports 25(6): 1593-1609 (2018)
  21. House M, Kelly J, Klebanov N, Yoshida K, Myers K, Kaplan DL. Mechanical and biochemical effects of progesterone on engineered cervical tissue. Tissue Engineering Part A, Jul 23, ahead of print (2018)
  22. Huang W, Ling S, Li C, Omenetto FG, Kaplan DL. Silkworm silk-based materials and devices generated using bio-nanotechnology. Chemical Society Reviews, 47(17): 6486-6504 (2018)
  23. James E, Van Doren E. Li C, Kaplan DL. Silk biomaterials-mediated miRNA functionalized orthopaedic devices. Tissue Engineering Part A, ahead of print (2018)
  24. Jastrzebska K, Florczak A, Kucharczyk K, Lin Y, Wang Q, Mackiewicz A, Kaplan DL, Dams-Kozlowska H. Delivery of chemotherapeutics using spheres made of bioengineerd spider silks derived from MaSp1 and MaSp2 proteins. Nanomedicine, 13(4); 439-454 (2018)
  25. Jiang J, Zhang S, Qian Z, Qin N, Song W, Sun L, Zhou Z. Shi Z. Chen L. Li X, Mao Y, Kaplan DL, Gilbert SN, Chen X, Liu M, Omenetto FG, Xia X, Tao TH. Protein bricks: 2D and 3D bio-nanostructures with shape and function on demand. Advanced Materials 30(20): Epub Mar 27 (2018)
  26. McGill M, Raol N, Gipson KS, Bowe SN, Fulk-Logan J, Nourmahnad A, Chung JY, Whalen MJ, Kaplan DL, Hartnick CJ. Preclinical assessment of resorbable silk splints for the treatment of pediatric tracheomalacia. Laryngoscope, ahead of print (2018)
  27. Ling S, Jin K, Qin Z, Li C. Zheng K, Zhao Y, Qang Q, Kaplan DL, Buehler MJ. Combining in silico design and biomimetic assembly: a new approach for developing high-performance dynamic responsive bio-nanomaterials. Advanced Materials 30(43) ahead of print (2018)
  28. Ling S, Wang Q, Zhang D. Zhang Y, Mu X, Kaplan DL, Buehler MJ. Integration of stiff graphene and tough silk for the design and fabrication of versatile electronic materials. Advanced Functional Materials 28(9): ahead of print 92018)
  29. Liu Z, Li G, Zheng Z, Li Y, Han Y, Kaplan DL, Wang X. Silk fibroin-based woven endovascular prosthesis with heparin surface modification. J. Materials Science Materials Medicine 29(4):46 (2018)
  30. Lu G, Ding Z, Wei Y, Lu X, Lu Q, Kaplan DL. Anisotropic biomimetic silk scaffolds for improved cell migration and healing of skin wounds. ACS Applied Materials Interfaces, ahead of print (2018)
  31. Martin-Moldes Z, Ebrahimi D, Plowright R, Dinjaski N, Perry CC, Buehler MJ, Kaplan DL. Intracellular pathways involved in bone regeneration triggered by recombinant silk-silica chimeras. Advanced Functional Materials 28(27), Jul 4 (2018)
  32. McGill M, Holland GP, Kaplan DL. Experimental methods for characterizing the secondary structure and thermal properties of silk proteins. Macromolecular Rapid Communications, Aug 2, ahead of print (2018)
  33. McGill M, Raol N, Gipson KS, Bowe SN, Fulk-Logan J, Nourmahnad A, Chung JY, Whalen MJ, Kaplan DL. Hartnick CJ. Preclinical assessment of resorbable silk splints for the treatment of pediatric tracheomalacia. Laryngoscope Nov 8, ahead of print (2018)
  34. McKay TB, Seyed-Razavi Y, Ghezzi CE, Dieckmann G, Nieland TJF, Cairns DM, Pollard RE, Hamrah P, Kaplan DL. Cornea pain and experimental model development. Progress Retinal Eye Research Nov16. S1350-9462, head of print (2018)
  35. Mekkat A, Poppleton E, An B, Visse R, Nagase H, Kaplan DL, Brodsky B, Lin YS. Effects of flexibility of the alpha2 chain of type 1 collagen on collagenase cleavage. J. Structural Biology 203(3):247-254 (2018)
  36. Montalban MG, Coburn JM, Lozano-Perez AA, Cenis JL, Villora G, Kaplan DL. Production of curcumin-loaded silk fibroin nanoparticles for cancer therapy. Nanomaterials 8(2): E126 (2018)
  37. Oktaviani NA, Matsugami A, Malay AD, Hayashi F, Kaplan DL, Numata K. Conformation and dynamics of soluble repetitive domain elucidates the initial beta-sheet formation of spider silk. Nature Communications, 9(1):2121 (2018)
  38. Park YR, Sultan MT, Park HJ, Lee JM, Ju HW, Lee OJ, Lee DJ, Kaplan DL, Park CH. NF-kB signalling is key in the wound healing processes of silk fibroin. Acta Biomaterialia, 67:183-195 (2018)
  39. Qiu Y, Mekkat A, Yu H, Yigit S, Hamaia S, Farndale RW, Kaplan DL, Lin YS, Brodsky B. Collagen Gly missense mutations: effect of residue identity on collagen structure and integrin binding. J. Structural Biology 203(3):255-262 (2018)
  40. Qiu Y, Poppleton E, Mekkat A, Yu H, Banerjee S, Wiley SE, Dixon JE, Kaplan DL, Lin YS, Brodsky B. Enzymatic phosphorylation of Ser in a Type I collagen peptide. Biophysical J. 115(12):2327-2335 (2018)
  41. Roberts EG, Rim NG, Huang W, Tarakanova A, Yeo J, Buehler MJ, Kaplan DL, Wong JY. Fabrication and characterization of recombinant silk-elastin like protein (SELP) fiber. Macromolecular Bioscience, ahead of print (2018)
  42. Rodriguez MJ, Dixon TA, Cohen E, Huang W, Omenetto FG, Kaplan DL. 3D freeform printing of silk fibroin. Acta Biomaterialia 71:379-387 (2018)
  43. Sang Y, Li M, Liu J, Yao Y, Ding Z, Wang L, Xiao L, Lu Q, Fu X, Kaplan DL. Biomimetic silk scaffolds with an amorphous structure for soft tissue engineering. ACS Applied Materials Interfaces ahead of print (2018)
  44. Shaban L, Chen Y, Fasciano AC, Lin Y Kaplan DL, Kumamoto CA, Mecsas J. A 3D intestinal tissue model supports Clostridioides difficile germination, colonization, toxin production and epithelial damage. Anaerobe 50:85-92 (2018)
  45. Siran W, Ghezzi CE, Cairns DM, Pollard RE, Cheng Y, Gomes R, McKay TB, Pouli D, Jamali A, Georgakoudi I, Funderburgh JL, Kenyon K, Hamrah P, Kaplan DL. Human corneal tissue model for nociceptive assessments. Advanced Healthcare Materials Aug 8, ahead of print (2018)
  46. Sundarakrishnan A, Chen Y, Black LD, Aldridge BB, Kaplan DL. Engineered cell and tissue models of pulmonary fibrosis. Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews 129:78-94 (2018)
  47. Tabatabai AP, Partlow BP, Raia NR, Kaplan DL, Blair DL. Silk molecular weight influences the kinetics of enzymatically crosslinked silk hydrogel formation. Langmuir, 34(50):15383-15387 (2018)
  48. Tang-Schomer MD, Wu WB, Kaplan DL, Bookland MJ. In vitro 3D regeneration-like growth of human patient brain tissue. J. Tissue Engineering Regenerative Medicine 12(5):1247-1260 (2018)
  49. Tseng P, Napier B, Garbarini L, Kaplan DL, Omenetto FG. Functional, RF-trilayer sensors for tooth mounted, wireless monitoring of the oral cavity and food consumption. Advanced Materials 30(18):Epub Mar 23) (2018)
  50. Tozzi L, Laurent PA, Di Buduo CA, Mu X, Massaro A, Bretherton R, Stoppel W, Kaplan DL, Balduini A. Multi-channel silk sponge mimicking bone marrow vascular niche for platelet production. Biomaterials 178:122-133 (2018)
  51. Vidal SEL, Tamamoto KA, Nguyen H, Abbott RD, Cairns DM, Kaplan DL. 3D biomaterials matrix to support long term, full thickness, immune-competent human skin equivalents with nervous system components. Biomaterials Apr 25, ahead of print (2018)
  52. Wang X, Ding Z, Wang C, Chen X, Xu H, Lu Q, Kaplan DL. Bioactive silk hydrogels with tunable mechanical properties. J. Materials Chemistry B. 6(18): 2739-2746 (2018)
  53. Wang F, Wang Y, Tian C, Xu S, Wang R, Hou K, Chen W, Zhao P, Yu L, Lu Z, Kaplan DL, Xia W. Fabrication of the FGF1-functionaled sericin hydrogels with cell proliferation activity for biomedical applications using genetically engineering Bombyx mori (B. mori) silk. Acta Biomaterialia 79:239-252 (2018)
  54. Wang Y, Guo J, Zhou L, Ye C, Omenetto FG, Kaplan DL, Ling S. Design, fabrication and function of silk-based nanomaterials. Advanced Functional Materials 28:1805305 (2018)
  55. Xiao L, Zhu C, Ding Z, Liu S, Yao D, Lu Q, Kaplan DL. Growth factor free salt leached silk scaffolds for differentiating endothelial cells. J. Materials Chemistry B. 6(26):4308-4313 (2018)
  56. Xie X, Liu L, Zheng Z, Han Z, Zhi M, Kaplan DL, Li G, Wang X. Silk fibroin-based fibrous anal fistula plug with drug delivery function. Macromolecular Bioscience, ahead of print (2018)
  57. Xie X, Zheng X, Han Z, Chen Y, Zheng X, Xheng B, He X, Wang Y, Kaplan DL, Li Y, Li G, Wang X, Lan P. A biodegradable stent with surface functionalization of combined- therapy drugs for colorectal cancer. Advanced Healthcare Materials 7(24):e1801213(2018)
  58. Yavuz B, Zeki J, Coburn JM, Ikegaki N, Levitin D, Kaplan DL, Chiu B. In vitro and in vivo evaluation of etoposide - silk wafers for neuroblastoma treatment. J. Controlled Release 285:162-171 (2018)
  59. Yeo J, Huang W, Tarakanova A, Zhang YW, Kaplan DL, Buehler MJ. Unraveling the molecular mechanisms of thermo-responsive properties of silk-elastin like proteins by integrating multiscale modeling and experiment. J. Materials Chemistry B. 6(22):3727-3734 (2018)
  60. Zarrintaj P, Manouchehri S, Ahmadi Z, Saeb MR, Urbanska AM, Kaplan DL, Mozafari M. Agarose-based biomaterials for tissue engineering. Carbohydrate Polymers 187:66-84 (2018)
  61. Zeki J, Taylor JS, Yavuz B, Coburn J, Ikegaki N, Kaplan DL, Chiu B. Disseminated injection of vincristine-loaded silk gel improves the suppression of neuroblastoma tumour growth. Surgery, 164(4): 909-915 (2018)
  62. Zhang W, Ye C, Zheng K, Zhong J, Tang Y, Fan Y, Buehler MJ, Ling S, Kaplan DL. Tensan silk-inspired hierarchical fibers for smart textile applications. ACS Nano 12(7):6968-6977 (2018)
  63. Zhang X, Wang L, Lu Q, Kaplan DL. Mass production of biocompatible graphene using silk nanofibers. ACS Applied Materials Interfaces, 10(27):22924-22931 (2018)
  64. Zhao S, Tseng P, Grasman J, Wang Y, Li W, Napier B, Yavuz B, Chen Y, Howell L, Rincon J, Omenetto FG, Kaplan DL. Programmable hydrogel ionic circuits for biologically matched electronic interfaces. Advanced Materials 30(25): Epub (2018)
  65. Zheng Z, Wu J, Liu M, Wang H, Li C, Rodriguez MJ, Li G, Wang X, Kaplan DL. 3D Bioprinting of self-standing silk-based bioink. Advanced Healthcare Materials, ahead of print (2018)
  66. Zhou, W, Chen Y, Roh T, Lin Y, Ling S, Zhao S, Lin JD, Khalil N, Cairns DM, Manousiouthaskis E, Tse M, Kaplan DL. Multifunctional bioreactor system for human intestine tissues. ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering 4(1):231-239 (2018)


  1. Abbonante V, DiBuduo CA, Gruppi C, DeMaria C, Spedden E, DeAcutis A, Staii C, Raspanti M, Vozzi G, Kaplan DL, Moccia F, Ravid K, Balduini A.  A new path to platelet production through matrix sensing.  Haematologica 102(7):1150-1160 (2017)
  2. Abbott RD, Borowsky FE, Alonzo CA, Zieba A, Georgakoudi I, Kaplan DLVariability in responses observed in human white adipose tissue models.  J. Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, Sept. 6, ahead of print (2017)
  3. Algarrahi K, Franck D, Cristofaro V, Yang X, Savarino A, Affas S, Schafer FM, Ghezzi C, Jennings R, Nedder A, Kaplan DL, Sullivan MP, Estrada CR Jr., Mauney JR.  Bilayer silk fibroin grafts support functional tissue regeneration in a porcine model of onlay esophagoplasty.  J. Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, January 13, ahead of print (2017)
  4. Bosio VE, Brown J, Rodriquez MJ, Kaplan DLBiodegradable porous silk microtubes for tissue vascularization.  J. Material Chemistry B, Materials Biology and Medicine 5(6):1227-1235 (2017)
  5. Bradner SA, Partlow BP, Cebe P, Omenetto FG, Kaplan DL. Fabrication of elastomeric silk fibers.  Biopolymers 107(9) (2017)
  6. Cebe P, Partlow BP, Kaplan DL, Wurm A, Zhuravlev E, Schick C. Silk I and silk II studied by fast scanning calorimetry.  Acta Biomaterialia, 55:323-332 (2017)
  7. Chen Y, Zhou W, Roh T, Estes MK, Kaplan DL. In vitro enteroid-derived three-dimensional tissue model of human small intestinal epithelium with innate immune responses.  PLoS One, 12(11) e0187880 (2017)
  8. Cheng Q, Zhang B, He Y, Lu Q, Kaplan DL. Silk nanofibers as robust and versatile emulsifiers.  ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 9(41): 35963-35700 (2017)
  9. Coburn J, Harris J, Zakharov AD, Poirier J, Ikegaki N, Kajdacsy-Balla A, Pilichowska M, Lyubimov AV, Shimada H, Kaplan DL, Chiu B. Implantable chemotherapy-loaded silk protein materials for neuroblastoma treatment.  Int. J. Cancer. 140(3):727-735 (2017)
  10. Coburn J, Harris J, Cunningham R, Zeki J, Kaplan DL, Chiu B. Manipulation of variables in local controlled release vincristine treatment in neuroblastoma.  J. Pediatric Surgery, 52(12): 2016-2065, (2017)
  11. DeCicco RePass MA, Chen Y, Lin Y, Zhou W, Kaplan DL, Ward HD. A Novel Bioengineered 3D Human Intestinal Model for Long-Term Infection of Cryptosporidium parvum. Infection and Immunity, 85(3):ahead of print (2017)
  12. DiBuduo CA, Kaplan DL, Balduini A. In vitro generation of platelets: where do we stand?  Transfusions and Clinical Biology, 24(3): 273-276 (2017)
  13. DiBuduo CA, Soprano PM, Tozzi L, Marconi S., Aurcicchi F, Kaplan DL, Balduini A. Modular flow chamber for engineering bone marrow architecture and function. Biomaterials 146:60-71 (2017)
  14. Ding X, Yang G, Zhang W, Li G, Lin S, Kaplan DL, Jiang X. Increased stem cells delivered using a silk gel/scaffold complex for enhanced bone regeneration. Scientific Reports 7(1):2175 (2017)
  15. Ding Z, Han H, Fan Z, Lu H, Sang Y, Yao Y, Cheng Q, Lu Q, Kaplan DL. Nanoscale silk-hydroxyapatite hydrogels for injectable bone biomaterials.  ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces.  9(20):16913-16921 (2017)
  16. Ding ZZ, Ma J, He W, Ge SL, Lu Q, Kaplan DL. Simulation of ECM with silk and chitosan nanocomposite materials.  J. Materials Chemistry B. Materials Biology and Medicine.  5(24):4789-4796 (2017)
  17. Dinjaski N, Plowright R, Zhou S, Belton DJ, Perry CC, Kaplan DL. Osteoinductive recombinant silk fusion proteins for bone regeneration.  Acta Biomaterialia, 49:127-139 (2017)
  18. Ghezzi CE, Marelli B, Omenetto FG, Funderburgh JL, Kaplan DL3D functional corneal stromal tissue equivalent based on corneal stromal stem cells and multi layered silk film architecture. PLoS One 12(1):e0169504 (2017)
  19. Gosselin EA, Torregrosa T, Ghezzi CE, Mendelsohn AC, Gomes R, Funderburgh JL, Kaplan DLMultilayered silk film co-culture system for human corneal epithelial and stromal stem cells.  J. Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, June 10, ahead of print (2017)
  20. Grasman JM, Kaplan DL. Human endothelial cells secrete neurotropic factors to direct axonal growth of peripheral nerves.  Scientific Reports 7(1):4092 (2017)
  21. Guo C, Zhang J, Wang X, Nguyen AT, Liu XY, Kaplan DL. Comparative study of strain-dependent structural changes of silkworm silks: insight into the structural origin of strain-stiffening. Small.  Oct 27, ahead of print (2017)
  22. Guo J, Li C, Ling S, Huang W, Chen Y, Kaplan DL. Multiscale design and synthesis of biomimetic gradient protein/biosilica composites for interfacial tissue engineering. Biomaterials 145:44-55 (2017)
  23. Hassani BN, Mottaghitalab F, Eslami M, Gholami M, Kundu SC, Kaplan DL, Farokhi M.  Sustainable release of vancomycin from silk fibroin nanoparticles for treating severe bone infections in rat tibia osteomyelittis model.  ACS Applied Material Interfaces.  9(6): 5128-5138 (2017)
  24. Huang W, Ebrahimi D, Dinjaski N, Tarakanova A, Buehler MJ, Wong JY, Kaplan DL. Synergistic integration of experimental and simulation approaches for the de novo design of silk-based materials.  Accounts of Chemical Research.  50(4): 866-876 (2017)
  25. Jacobsen MM, Tokareva OS, Ebrahimi D, Huang W, Ling S., Dinjaski N, Li D, Simon M, Staii C, Buehler MJ, Kaplan DL, Wong JY.  Effect of terminal modification on the molecular assembly and mechanical properties of protein-based block copolymers.  Macromolecular Bioscience, 17(9), ahead of print (2017) [PMID 28665510]
  26. Kim S, Geryak RD, Zhang S, Ma R, Calabrese R, Kaplan DL, Tsukruk VV. Interfacial shear strength and adhesive behaviour of silk ionomer surfaces.  Biomacromolecules, 18(9):2876-2886 (2017)
  27. Landry MJ, Applegate MP, Bushuyev OS, Omenetto FG, Kaplan DL, Cronin-Golomb M, Barrett CJ.  Photo-induced structural modification of silk gels containing azobenzene side groups. Soft Materials.  13(16): 2903-2906 (2017)
  28. Li C, Kilpatrick CD, Kenwood SS, Glettig DL, Glod DJ, Mallette J, Strunk MR, Chang J, Angle SR, Kaplan DL. Assessment of multipotent mesenchymal stromal cells in bone marrow aspirate from human calcaneus. J. Foot and Ankle Surgery, 56(1):42-46 (2017)
  29. Li D, Jacobsen MM, Gyune Rim N, Backman D, Kaplan DL, Wong JY. Introducing biomimetic shear and ion gradients to microfluidic spinning improves silk fiber strength. Biofabrication 9(2):025025 (2017)
  30. Li AB, Kluge JA, Zhi M, Cicerone MT, Omenetto FG, Kaplan DL. Enhanced stabilization in dried silk fibroin matrices.  Biomacromolecules, 18(9):2900-2905 (2017)
  31. Ling S, Qin Z, Huang WQ, Cao S, Kaplan DL, Buehler MJ. Design and function of biomimetic multilayer water purification membranes.  Scientific Advances 3(4):e1601939 (2017)
  32. Ling S, Qin Z, Li C, Huang W, Kaplan DL, Buehler MJ. Polymorphic regenerated silk fibers assembled through bioinspired spinning.  Nature Communications. 8(1):1387 (2017)
  33. Liu Z, Pouli D, Sood D, Sundarakrishnan A, Hu Mingalone CK, Arendt LM, Alonzo C, Quinn KP, Kuperwasser C, Zheng L., Schnelldorfer T, Kaplan DL, Georgakoudi I. Automated quantification of three-dimensional organization of fiber-like structures in biological tissues. Biomaterials 116:34-47 (2017)
  34. Liu W, Zhou Z, Zhang S, Shi Z, Tabarini J, Lee W, Zhang Y, Gilbert Corder SN, Li X, Dong F, Cheng L, Liu M, Kaplan DL, Omenetto FG, Zhang G, Mao Y, Tao TH. Precise protein photolithography (P3): high performance biopatterning using silk fibroin light chain as the resist. Advance Science 4(9):1700191 (2017)
  35. Liu Y, Zheng Z, Gong H, Liu M, Guo S, Li G, Wang X, Kaplan DLDNA preservation in silk.  Biomaterial Science 5(7):1279-1292 (2017)
  36. Marelli B, Patel N, Duggan T, Perotto G, Shirman E, Li C, Kaplan DL, Omenetto FG.  Programming function into mechanical forms by directed assembly of silk bulk materials. Proceedings National Academy of Science.  114(3): 451-456 (2017)
  37. McGill M, Coburn JM, Partlow BP, Mu, Kaplan DL. Molecular and macro-scale analysis of enzyme-crosslinked silk hydrogels for rational biomaterial design. Acta Biomaterialia 63:76-84 (2017)
  38. Oxburgh, L., TJ. Carroll, O Cleaver, DR Gossett, DK Hoshizaki, JA. Hubbell, BD Humphreys, S Jain, J Jensen, DL Kaplan, C Kesselman, CJ Ketchum, MH Little, AP McMahon, SJ. Shankland, JR Spence, MT Valerius, JA Wertheim, O Wessely, Y Zheng, IA Drummond.  (Re)Building a Kidney.  J Am Soc Nephrology 28(5): 1370-1378 (2017)
  39. Plowwright R, Belton DJ, Kaplan DL, Perry CC. Quantifying the efficiency of hydroxyapatite mineralising peptides.  Scientific Reports 7(1):7681 (2017)
  40. Pouli D, Tozzi L, Alongzo CA, Liu Z, Kaplan DL, Balduini A, Georgakoudi I.  Label free monitoring of megakaryocytic development and proplatelet formation in vitro. Biomedical optics Express 8(10):4742-4755 (2017)
  41. Raia NR, Parlow BP, McGill M, Kimmerling EP, Ghezzi CE, Kaplan DLEnzymatically crosslinked silk hyaluronic acid hydrogels.  Biomaterials 131:58-67 (2017)
  42. Rim NG, Roberts EG, Ebrahimi D, Dinjaski N, Jacobsen MM, Martin-Moldes Z, Buehler MJ, Kaplan DL, Wong JY.  Predicting silk fiber mechanical properties through multiscale simulation and protein design. ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering 3(8): 1542-1556 (2017)
  43. Rodriquez MJ, Brown J, Giordano J, Lin SJ, Omenetto FG, Kaplan DL.  Silk based bioinks for soft tissue reconstruction using 3-dimenstional (3D) printing with in vitro and in vivo assessments. Biomaterials 117:105-115 (2017)
  44. Stuntz E, Gong Y, Sood D, Liaudanskaya V, Pouli D, Quinn KP, Alonzo C, Liu Z, Kaplan DL, Georgakoudi I. Endogenous two-photon excited fluorescence imaging characterizes neuron and astrocyte metabolic response to manganese toxicity. Scientific Reports 7(1):1041 (2017)
  45. Tarakanova A, Huang W, Weiss AS, Kaplan DL, Buehler MJ. Computational smart polymer design based on elastin protein mutability.  Biomaterials, 127: 49-60 (2017)
  46. Thurber AE, Nelson M, Frost CL, Levin M, Brackenbury WJ, Kaplan DL. IK channel activation increases tumor growth and induces differential behaviour responses in two breast epithelial cell lines.  Oncotarget 8(26):42382-42397 (2017)
  47. Tseng, P., Napier B, Zhao S, Mitropoulos A, Applegate M, Marelli B, Kaplan DL, Omenetto F. Directed assembly of bio-inspired hierarchical materials with controlled nanofibrillar architectures. Nature Nanotechnology, 12(5): 474-480 (2017)
  48. Wang Y, Aurelio D, Li W, Tseng P, Zheng Z, Li M, Kaplan DL, Liscidini M, Omenetto FG. Modulation of multiscale 3D lattices through conformational control: painting silk inverse opals with water and light.  Advanced Materials, 29(38), ahead of print (2017)
  49. Xiao L, Liu S, Yao D, Ding Z, Fan Z, Lu Q, Kaplan DL. Fabrication of silk scaffolds with nanomicroscaled structures and tunable stiffness.  Biomacromolecules 18(7):2073-2079 (2017)
  50. Yang L, Zheng Z, Qiang C, Wu J, Liu Y, Guo S, Li g, Liu M, Wang X, Kaplan DL. Curcumin functionalized silk biomaterials for anti-aging utility.  J. Colloid Interfaces Science, 496:66-77 (2017)
  51. Zhou Z, Shi Z, Cai X, Zhang S, Corder SG, Li X, Zhang Y, Zhang G, Chen L, Liu M, Kaplan DL, Omenetto FG, Mao Y, Tao Z, Tao TH. The use of functionalized silk fibroin films as a platform for optical diffraction-based sensing applications. Advanced Materials, 29(15): ahead of print (2017)