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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (3): jeb242848.
Published: 2 February 2022
... on the regeneration process of tube foot morphology (length, disc area) and functionality (maximum disc tenacity, stem breaking force). Disc area showed significant plasticity in response to the treatments; when exposed to emersion and turbulent water movement, disc area was larger than that of tube feet regenerated...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (15): jeb228544.
Published: 13 August 2020
... ) Competing interests The authors declare no competing or financial interests. 6 5 2020 19 6 2020 © 2020. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2020 http://www.biologists.com/user-licence-1-1/ Echinoid Hydrodynamic forces Surface roughness Tenacity Tube feet...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (7): jeb213595.
Published: 9 April 2020
... to predation for an ectothermic intertidal mollusc (the owl limpet, Lottia gigantea ) and its predator (the black oystercatcher, Haematopus bachmani ). The ability of L. gigantea to resist bird predation during low tide is determined by the tenacity of attachment to the rock. We developed a transducer...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (10): 1996–2003.
Published: 15 May 2006
...Gretchen M. Moeser; Emily Carrington SUMMARY The blue mussel , Mytilus edulis , attaches itself to the substrate by producing a radially arranged complex of collagenous byssal threads. The strength of byssal attachment, or tenacity, has been shown to vary seasonally on Rhode Island shores...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (13): 2555–2567.
Published: 1 July 2005
... area of contact between the disc and the surface. Tenacity (force per unit area) increases with roughness [e.g. 0.18 and 0.34 MPa on smooth polymethyl-methacrylate (PMMA), 0.21 and 0.47 MPa on rough PMMA for sea stars and sea urchins, respectively] if only the projected surface area of the adhesive...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (17): 2947–2963.
Published: 1 August 2004
... differing greatly in tenacity values (range, 1.39-28.24 kPa). The surface is readily wettable with water (contact angle, 31.9-36.0°C)and has a high surface free energy (56.84-61.93 mN m -1 ) with a relatively high polar component (33.09-52.70 mN m -1 ). To examine the effect of the glandular secretion...