Cleanliness is next to godliness: mechanisms for staying clean.


Getting dirty is a fundamental problem, and one for which there are few solutions, especially across the enormous range of animal size. How do both a honeybee and a squirrel get clean? In this Review, we discuss two broad types of cleaning, considered from the viewpoint of energetics. Non-renewable cleaning strategies rely upon the organism as an energy… (More)
DOI: 10.1242/jeb.103937


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@article{Amador2015CleanlinessIN, title={Cleanliness is next to godliness: mechanisms for staying clean.}, author={Guillermo J Amador and David L Hu}, journal={The Journal of experimental biology}, year={2015}, volume={218 Pt 20}, pages={3164-74} }