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ID: 300380563
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300380563

 

Record Type: concept
sericin (protein, organic material, ... Materials (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Gelatinous protein that cements silk fibers together in the cocoon. Sericin is secreted along with fibroin by the insect. It is usually removed, by boiling the raw silk in soap and water, during fabric manufacture.
 
Terms:
sericin (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,N)
silk gum (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
silk glue (C,U,English,UF,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  M.MT

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Materials Facet
Materials Facet
Hierarchy of Materials (hierarchy name)
.... Materials (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of materials (substances)
........ materials (substances) (G)
Hierarchy of <materials by composition>
............ <materials by composition> (G)
Hierarchy of organic material
................ organic material (G)
Hierarchy of protein
.................... protein (G)
Hierarchy of sericin
........................ sericin (G)

Related concepts:
derived/made from ....  Bombyx (genus)
................................  (Bombycidae (family), Bombycoidea (superfamily), ... Living Organisms (hierarchy name)) [300260297]

Sources and Contributors:
sericin............  [GCI Preferred, VP Preferred]
.................  AATA database (2002-) accessed 28 March 2013
.................  Academic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology [online] (n.d.) accessed 28 March 2013
.................  MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-) accessed 28 March 2013
.................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-) accessed 28 March 2013
silk glue............  [GCI, VP]
....................  MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-) accessed 28 March 2013
silk gum............  [GCI, VP]
.................  MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-) accessed 28 March 2013
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [GCI, VP]
.......... AATA database (2002-) accessed 28 March 2013
.......... Academic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology [online] (n.d.) accessed 28 March 2013
.......... MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-) accessed 28 March 2013
.......... Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-) accessed 28 March 2013

 

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