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tuft of strong filaments by which e

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It has been hypothesized that given the proximity of byssus roots to the pearl producing site in the gonad, it is possible that byssus threads may influence the quality of pearls formed in the pearl oyster Pinctada margaritifera (Kishore et al.
Observations on the rate of production and mechanical properties of byssus threads of Mytilus edulis L.
Movement behavior involves foot movement and byssus thread dynamics (Harger 1968).
Many researchers have studied mussel glue before," Qin said, referring to the sticky substance that anchors byssus threads to a surface.
By slightly varying the composition of the preadhesive, the mussel gives extra elasticity to byssus threads at the shell end.
Observations on the rate of production and mechanical properties of the byssus threads of Mytilus edulis.