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Keywords: post-ecdysial cuticle alteration (PECA)Close
Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (15): 2589–2598.
Published: 1 July 2004
... of Biologists Limited 2004 2004 blue crab Callinectes sapidus biomineralization glycoprotein post-ecdysial cuticle alteration (PECA) Biomineralization typically requires heterogeneous nucleation by an organic matrix to lower the energy required for initial crystal formation (Boskey, 1996...