Spiber Technologies

  • Produces synthetic spider silk by bacterial fermentation in Escherichia coli; bioengineers miniaturized version of spidroin that self-assembles to form the solid silk
  • Company now has a lab-scale process for development and evaluation purposes; plans to start commercial production by the...

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