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Proteomics for Silks: Identify and Distinguish B. mori and Other Species (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Boyoung Lee. Mark Pollard. Holger Kramer.

Silk fibre generally known is made from a species called Bombyx mori, which was domesticated about 2,000 years ago in China. This is reared by human and the process is called sericulture. However there are other wild silk species that are not domesticated but still used in textile making. In an archaeological context, the proof of sericulture could be an index of the cultural and technological development of a location: it implies that there was a developed economy to import or produce silk—and...