chemical composition

chemical composition

Replica Mussel Glue Could Revolutionise Wound Surgery

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<a href="http://on.aol.com/video/replica-mussel-glue-could-revolutionise-wound-surgery-518544566"> </a> The common mussel is one of the most popular seafoods. But while alive, the shellfish has a remarkable ability to stick to anything, even underwater. Scientists from Denmark and the United States have copied the chemical composition of a natural glue found in the mussel's Byssus - threads positioned on the shell's exterior. Researcher Marie Krogsgaard, from Aarhus University's iNANO centre, says their creation could have important medical implications.