Affiliation: University of Glasgow
- Self-cleaning in tree frog toe pads; a mechanism for recovering from contamination without the need for groomingNiall Crawford
Centre for Cell Engineering, Institute of Molecular Cell and Systems Biology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
J Exp Biol 215:3965-72. 2012..We propose that both shear movements and a 'flushing' effect of the secreted mucus play an important role in shedding particles/contaminants...