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Keywords: Insect cuticle
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (17): 2775–2781.
Published: 1 September 2015
... when shear forces are applied. Biomechanics Adhesion Insect cuticle Material properties Surface roughness Wear The locomotion of insects is often constrained by their ability to attach to surfaces in their environment. In order to climb successfully on a wide range of rough surfaces...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (4): 722–730.
Published: 15 February 2006
... to the mechanical function of the gula plate. * Author for correspondence (e-mail: enders@mf.mpg.de ) 27 12 2005 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2006 2006 desiccation gula plate insect cuticle mechanical property nanoindentation The body of insects is completely covered...
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J Exp Biol (1990) 149 (1): 505–510.
Published: 1 March 1990
...P. C. Croghan; J. Noble-Nesbitt 20 11 1989 © 1990 by Company of Biologists 1990 control of permeability insect cuticle water permeability In a recent note ( Croghan and Noble-Nesbitt, 1989 ), it was shown that water permeability of the cockroach epicuticle could...
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