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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (17): 2832–2840.
Published: 1 September 2008
...Christine Ortlepp; John M. Gosline SUMMARY This study documents the effect of body mass on the size and strength of draglines produced by the orb-weaving spider Araneus diadematus and the jumping spider Salticus scenicus . Silk samples obtained from individuals spanning the range from first-instar...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (6): 1053–1061.
Published: 15 March 2005
... may also adjust the protein of silk to prey variations. A comparison of dragline silks collected from nine giant wood spider Nephila pilipes populations in Taiwan showed a spatial variation. The percentage of all amino acids (except alanine and glycine)exhibited significant differences among...