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Product Description: This book is a collection of experimental studies demonstrating structure-function relationships in various biological systems having particular surface specialization to increase/decrease friction and adhesion. Studies on snake skin, adhesive pads, wing-interlocking devices and sticky mouthparts of insects as well as anti-adhesive and adhesive surfaces of plants are included in the volume containing four main subsections: (1) adhesion, (2) friction, (3) attachment-devices, (4) attachment-related behavior...read more
By Stanislav N. Gorb (editor)

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9789400714441 | Springer Verlag, October 25, 2011, cover price $199.00 | About this edition: This book is a collection of experimental studies demonstrating structure-function relationships in various biological systems having particular surface specialization to increase/decrease friction and adhesion.

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Product Description: Being interfaces between living organisms and an environment, biological surfaces serve variety of functions. Because of the structural and chemical complexity of biological surfaces, exact working mechanisms have been clarified only for several systems...read more
By Stanislav N. Gorb (editor)

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9781402099946 | Springer Verlag, November 15, 2009, cover price $329.00 | About this edition: Being interfaces between living organisms and an environment, biological surfaces serve variety of functions.

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Product Description: By employing a combination of approaches from several disciplines the authors elucidate the principles of a variety of biomechanical systems that rely on frictional surfaces or adhesive secretions to attach parts of the body to one another or to attach organisms to a substrate...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9783540411888 | Springer Verlag, May 1, 2001, cover price $249.00 | About this edition: By employing a combination of approaches from several disciplines the authors elucidate the principles of a variety of biomechanical systems that rely on frictional surfaces or adhesive secretions to attach parts of the body to one another or to attach organisms to a substrate.

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