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Substance Name: Resilin
RN: 61790-52-1


  • Elastic or "rubber-like" protein component of insect cuticle, usually associated with chitin fibers; Drosophila melanogaster CG15920 gene was cloned and expressed in E coli; contains 17 repeats of an amino-acid sequence and dityrosine crosslinks thought to be responsible for elasticity.
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Resilin


  • Resilins

Systematic Name

  • Albuminoids, resilins

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 61790-52-1

System Generated Number

  • 0061790521