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2012 Huang W., Begum, R., Barber, T., Ibba, V., Tee, N.C., Hussain, M., Arastoo, M., Yang, Q., Robson, L.G., Lesage, S., Gheysens, T., Skaer, N.J., Knight, D.P. & Priestley, J.V. - Regenerative potential of silk conduits in repair of peripheral nerve injury in adult rats. Biomaterials, 33 (1): 59-71 access

 

2011 Kingdon, J., Agwanda, B., Kinnaird, M., O’Brien, T., Holland, C., Gheysens. T., Boulet-Audet, M. & Vollrath, F. - A Poisonous Surprise Under The Coat Of The African Crested Rat. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 279 (1729): 675-80 access

2011 Gheysens, T.*, Collins, A., Raina, S., Vollrath, F. & Knight, D.P. - Demineralization Enables Reeling of Wild Silkmoth Cocoons. Biomacromolecules, 12 (6): 2257-2266 access

 

2010  Hakimi, O., Gheysens, T., Vollrath, F., Grahn, M., Knight, D. & Vadgama, P. - Modulation of cell growth on exposure to silkworm and spider silk fibers. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, 92A (4): 1366–1372 access

 

2009 Collins, A., Skaer, N., Gheysens, T., Knight, D., Bertram, C., Roach, H., Oreffo, H., Von-Aulock, S., Baris, T., Skinner, J. & Mann, S. - Bone-like Resorbable Silk-based Scaffolds for Load-bearing Osteoregenerative Applications. Advanced Materials, 21 (1): 75-78 access

 

2008 Gellynck, K., Verdonk, P., Van Nimmen, E., Almqvist, K., Gheysens, T., Schoukens, G., Van Langenhove, L., Kiekens, P., Mertens, J. & Verbruggen, G. - Silkworm and spider silk scaffolds for chondrocyte support. J. Mater. Sci.: Mater. Med., 19 (11): 3399–3409 access

2008 Gellynck, K., Verdonk, P., Forsyth, R., Almqvist, K., Van Nimmen, E., Gheysens, T., Mertens, J., Van Langenhove, L., Kiekens, P. & Verbruggen, G. - Biocompatibility and biodegradability of spider egg sac silk. J Mater Sci Mater Med., 19 (8): 2963-70 access

2008 Van Nimmen, E., De Clerck, K., Verschuren, J., Gellynck, K., Gheysens, T., Mertens, J. & Van Langenhove, L. - FT-IR spectroscopy of spider and silkworm silks: Part I. Different sampling techniques. Vibrational Spectroscopy, 46 (1): 63-68 access

 

2007 Swinerd, V.M., Collins, A.M., Skaer, N.J.V., Gheysens, T. & Mann, S. - Silk inverse opals from template-directed b-sheet transformation of regenerated silk fibroin. Softmatter, 3 (11): 1377-1380 access

2007 Huang, W.L., Begum, R., Yang, Q., Gheysens, T., Skaer, N., King, V., Knight, D. & Priestley, J.V. - Regenerative Potential of Silk Conduits Following Peripheral Nerve Injury. Tissue Engineering, 13 (7): 1633-1778 access

 

2005 Gellynck, K., Verdonk, P., Almqvist, K., Van Nimmen, E., Gheysens, T., Mertens, J., Van Langenhove, L., Kiekens, P. & Verbruggen, A. - Chondrocyte Growth in Porous Spider Silk 3D-Scaffolds. European Cells and Materials, 10 (2): 45 access

2005 Gheysens, T., Beladjal, L., Gellynck, K., Van Nimmen, E., Van Langenhove, L. & Mertens, J. - Egg sac structure of Zygiella x-notata (Arachnida, Araneidae). The Journal of Arachnology, 33 (2): 549-557 access

2005 Van Nimmen, E., Gellynck, K., Gheysens, T., Van Langenhove, L. & Mertens, J. - Modeling of the stress-strain behavior of egg sac silk of Araneus diadematus. The Journal of Arachnology, 33 (2): 629-639 access

Patents

 

2010  Tom Gheysens, David Knight, Andrew Collins and Fritz Vollrath. A method for demineralizing wild silk cocoons to facilitate reeling. GB1018269.9.

2008  D. Knight, N. Skaer, T. Gheysens, A. Collins and C. Holland. Cartilage repair material and a method for the preparation thereof. GB0807868.5.

2008  D. Knight, N. Skaer, T. Gheysens, A. Collins. Bone repair material and a method for the preparation thereof. GB0811542.0.

 

 
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