Date of Award

Summer 8-5-2021

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Mandë Holford

Second Advisor

Adam Braunschweig

Academic Program Adviser

yuija Xu


This thesis outlines the current research on secreted snail mucus, highlighting the potential of this biopolymer, and also demonstrates a research strategy to fulfill the unmet need of examining the hierarchical structures that lead to the enormous biological and chemical diversity of snail mucus genes.

Included in

Biochemistry Commons



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