resilin


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resilin

(rĕz′ə-lĭn)
n.
An elastic substance consisting of cross-linked protein chains, found in parts of the cuticle of many insects.
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Adult wing cord length measurement was taken on the left forewing, from the bottom of the basal sclerite and proximal point of resilin where the forewing emerges from the thorax, to the tip of the apex of the forewing in a straight-line measurement to the nearest whole millimeter using a transparent ruler (C-Thru[R] Ruler Company, Bloomfield, Connecticut, USA).
In a lab test, wings with a natural resilin patch lost only 18 percent of the tip area when a yellow jacket was spun in a rotating cradle that bumped the wing tip area against a fixed surface for an hour.
Pequiven executives have said that the company and its partners have been getting considerable savings from a successful 1998 merger of its three polyethylene producing JVs - Plastilago, Polilago and Resilin - which together have a capacity of 400,000 t/y.
suscribieron un documento privado que denominaron "Memorandum de entendimiento para la capitalizacion de Grupo Zuliano", donde GZ se obligo con Pequiven a cancelar los pasivos reales y las contingencias proyectadas, derivadas de los compromisos de inversion en Resilin.
The authors want to thank the following Institutions: The Venezuelan Scientific Research Center CONICIT for its financial support, RESILIN, C.
is exporting 6000-8000 tons of polyethylene, at $580-600 per ton, to Resilin to begin promotion of the product internally.
Since the late 1960s, researchers have known that fleas launch by storing energy in a naturally springy protein called resilin, then releasing the pent-up energy in one big bound.
Greater concentrations of protein in arthropod cuticle, producing higher N contents, have been associated with concentrations of resilin (Andersen 1979).
El Tablazo's olefins plants now have an overall capacity of 600,000 t/y of ethylene and 400,000 t/y of propylene - the latter having been the result of a merger in 1998 of three JVs at El Tablazo: Plastilago, Polilago, and Resilin.
He said: "A froghopper stores energy by bending a paired bow-shaped part of its internal skeleton called a 'pleural arch' which is a composite structure made of layers of hard cuticle and a rubbery protein called resilin.
El Tablazo's olefins plants now have an overall capacity of 600,000 t/y of ethylene and 400,000yt/y of propylene - the latter having been the result of a merger in 1998 of three JVs at El Tablazo: Plastilago, Polilago, and Resilin.
El Tablazo's olefins plants now have an overall capacity of 600,000 t/y of ethylene and 400,000t/y of propylene - the latter having been the result of a merger in 1998 of three JVs at El Tablazo: Plastilago, Polilago, and Resilin.