Antoine K. Hnain

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The tobacco hornworm (Manduca sexta) is a model organism extensively studied for many aspects of its biology, including its anti-predator strategies. We report on a novel component of this caterpillar’s defence repertoire: sound production. Late instar caterpillars produce discrete clicking sounds in response to disturbance. Click trains range in duration(More)
Exposure of Synechococcus leopoliensis to selenite in the light resulted in orange-colored granules associated with the cells. No such particles were made in dark grown cells or when selenite was replaced by selenate. Light and scanning electron microscopy revealed that the particles formed inside the cells. Furthermore, these were easily extracted and(More)
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