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A tough nanofiber hydrogel incorporating ferritin
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10.1063/1.3005596
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http://aip.metastore.ingenta.com/content/aip/journal/apl/93/16/10.1063/1.3005596
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(a) Scanning electron microscope (SEM, Hitachi S4700, Japan) image showing the morphology of ferritin/PVA nanofiber hydrogels. (b) Transmission electron microscope (TEM, Philips CN30, USA) image showing an internal structure of a ferritin/PVA nanofiber. (c) Swelling characteristics of PVA and ferritin/PVA hydrogels under an external load of 0.5 MPa in DI water.

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Mechanical properties of the nanofiber hydrogels in solution: (a) the stress-strain curves of PVA, ferritin/PVA, and apoferritin/PVA hydrogels immersed in a buffer solution.

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Schematic showing tensile hoop stresses at boundary of a spherical filler incorporated into a matrix: (a) a filler without a shell and (b) a filler with a shell.

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SAXS profiles of ferritin/PVA hydrogels according to the elongation from 0% to break after immersing in DI water ( is the magnitude of the scattering vector, defined by , where and are the scattering angle and the x-ray wavelength, respectively). The inset shows a TEM image of two ferritin nanoparticles that are closely arranged. .

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FIG. 5.

The stress-strain curves of ferritin/PVA hydrogels immersed in a , a , and a buffer solution.

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Scitation: A tough nanofiber hydrogel incorporating ferritin
http://aip.metastore.ingenta.com/content/aip/journal/apl/93/16/10.1063/1.3005596
10.1063/1.3005596
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