Damage, repair and regeneration in insect cuticle: The story so far, and possibilities for the future.


The exoskeleton of an insect can contain countless specializations across an individual, across developmental stages, and across the class Insecta. Hence, the exoskeleton's building material cuticle must perform a vast variety of functions. Cuticle displays a wide range of material properties which are determined by several known factors: the amount and… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.asd.2016.11.008


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