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The chiral structure of porous chitin within the wing-scales of Callophrys rubi

Schroder-Turk, Gerd; Wickham, S; Averdunk, Holger; Brink, Frank; Fitz Gerald, John; Poladian, L; Large, M C J; Hyde, Stephen

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The structure of the porous three-dimensional reticulated pattern in the wing scales of the butterfly Callophrys rubi (the Green Hairstreak) is explored in detail, via scanning and transmission electron microscopy. A full 3D tomographic reconstruction of

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/59586
Source: Journal of Structural Biology
DOI: 10.1016/j.jsb.2011.01.004

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