Phylogenetic mapping of scale nanostructure diversity in snakes.

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  • 18-04-2019

Arrigo MI, De Oliveira Vilaca LM, Fofonjka A, Srikanthan AN, Debry A, Milinkovitch MC. BMC Evol. Biol. 2019 04;19(1):91. 10.1186/s12862-019-1411-6. 10.1186/s12862-019-1411-6. PMC6469093.

Many species of snakes exhibit epidermal surface nanostructures that form complex motifs conferring self-cleaning properties, and sometimes structural iridescence, to their skin.

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