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  • Chiara E Ghezzi, Benedetto Marelli, Ilaria Donelli, Antonio Alessandrino, Giuliano Freddi, Showan N Nazhat, Multilayered dense collagen–silk fibroin hybrid: a platform for mesenchymal stem cell differentiation towards chondrogenic and osteogenic lineages, Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, 2017, 11 (7) 2046-2059,

  • Peter Tseng, Bradley Napier, Siwei Zhao, Alexander N Mitropoulos, Matthew B Applegate, Benedetto Marelli, David L Kaplan, Fiorenzo G Omenetto, Directed assembly of bio-inspired hierarchical materials with controlled nanofibrillar architectures, Nature Nanotechnology, 2017, 12 474–480,

  • Benedetto Marelli, Nereus Patel, Thomas Duggan, Giovanni Perotto, Elijah Shirman, Chunmei Li, David L Kaplan, Fiorenzo G Omenetto, Programming function into mechanical forms by directed assembly of silk bulk materials, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2017, 114 (3) 451-456,

  • Chiara E Ghezzi, Benedetto Marelli, Fiorenzo G Omenetto, James L Funderburgh, David L Kaplan, 3D Functional Corneal Stromal Tissue Equivalent Based on Corneal Stromal Stem Cells and Multi-Layered Silk Film Architecture, PlosONE, 2017, e0169504


  • Nan Qin, Shaoqing Zhang, Jianjuan Jiang, Stephanie Gilbert Corder, Zhigang Qian, Zhitao Zhou, Woonsoo Lee, Keyin Liu, Xiaohan Wang, Xinxin Li, Zhifeng Shi, Ying Mao, Hans A Bechtel, Michael C Martin, Xiaoxia Xia, Benedetto Marelli, David L Kaplan, Fiorenzo G Omenetto, Mengkun Liu, Tiger H Tao, Nanoscale probing of electron-regulated structural transitions in silk proteins by near-field IR imaging and nano-spectroscopy, Nature Communications, 2016, 7 13079,

  • Benedetto Marelli, MA Brenckle, David L Kaplan, Fiorenzo G Omenetto, Silk Fibroin as Edible Coating for Perishable Food Preservation, Scientific Reports, 2016, 6 25263,   (Open access)

  • Matthew B Applegate, Benjamin P Partlow, Jeannine Coburn, Benedetto Marelli, Christopher Pirie, Roberto Pineda, David L Kaplan, Fiorenzo G Omenetto, Photocrosslinking of Silk Fibroin Using Riboflavin for Ocular Prostheses, Advanced Materials, 2016, 28 (12) 2417-2420,

  • Alexander N Mitropoulos, Benedetto Marelli, Giovanni Perotto, Jason Amsden, David L Kaplan, Fiorenzo G Omenetto, Towards the fabrication of biohybrid silk fibroin materials: entrapment and preservation of chloroplast organelles in silk fibroin films, RSC Advances, 2016, 6 (76) 72366-72370,

  • Asma Khalid, Alexander N Mitropoulos, Benedetto Marelli, Snjezana Tomljenovic-Hanic, Fiorenzo G Omenetto, Doxorubicin loaded nanodiamond-silk spheres for fluorescence tracking and controlled drug release, Biomedical Optics Express, 2016, 7 (1) 132-147,

  • Mark A Brenckle, Benjamin Partlow, Hu Tao, Matthew B Applegate, Andrew Reeves, Mark Paquette, Benedetto Marelli, David L Kaplan, Fiorenzo G Omenetto, Methods and Applications of Multilayer Silk Fibroin Laminates Based on Spatially Controlled Welding in Protein Films, Advanced Functional Materials, 2016, 26 (1) 44-50,

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