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Spiderwebs and silk

Catherine Lee Craig

Spiderwebs and silk

tracing evolution from molecules to genes to phenotypes

by Catherine Lee Craig

  • 119 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Oxford Univesity Press in Oxford [England], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Orb weavers -- Evolution,
  • Silk

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-221) and index.

    Statementby Catherine L. Craig.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL458.42.A7 C72 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxv, 230 p. :
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18918968M
    ISBN 100195129164
    LC Control Number2002033394
    OCLC/WorldCa50693409

      Spider silk protein is also aiding in the design of textiles and protective products that need to be strong and flexible but also light, like body armor, airbags and even athletic helmets. Spinning Silk is a surprisingly dark, haunting story that weaves together a story I never predicted and with characters whose stories I was fascinated to know more about. Spinning Silk is a rather slow-paced book that is more focused on the characters and chara A dark, haunting, and beautifully written tale/5(24).

    A spider web, spiderweb, spider's web, or cobweb (from the archaic word coppe, meaning "spider") is a structure created by a spider out of proteinaceous spider silk extruded from its spinnerets, generally meant to catch its prey.. Spider webs have existed for at least million years, as witnessed in a rare find of Early Cretaceous amber from Sussex, southern England. Get this from a library! Spiderwebs and silk: tracing evolution from molecules to genes to phenotypes. [Catherine Lee Craig] -- This book links the molecular evolution of silk proteins to the evolution and behavioral ecology of web-spinning spiders and other arthropods. Craig's book draws together studies from biochemistry.

      For another, spider silk is a true wonder of nature—as strong as steel, as light as a feather. Imagine the cloth you could weave with those tremulous, gossamer threads. Spiders are certainly able to make good use of it: for cocoons, nest-linings, pheromone trails, sticky capture-spirals, and lifelines, among other purposes. Next Time You See a Spiderweb – This book tells the amazing story behind spiderwebs: how they are made by spiders, used for protection and to capture food and moisture. Spiders – You don’t have to look far to see a spider’s web—in the corner of the window, on a fence, or in a bush—spiders make their homes everywhere.


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About this book. Links the molecular evolution of silk proteins to the evolution and behavioural ecology of web-spinning spiders and other arthropods, providing a unique insight into how molecular evolution can both enable and limit species diversity.

The four chapters on silk form the core of the book. The first outlines the history of silk evolution, and the second explores the genetic code behind the proteins that make up some silks.

Next comes an investigation of how the mechanical properties of bulk silk 5/5(1). This book links the molecular evolution of silk proteins to the evolution and behavioral ecology of web-spinning spiders and other arthropods. Craig's book. This book links the molecular evolution of silk proteins to the evolution and behavioral ecology of web-spinning spiders and other arthropods.

Craig's book draws together studies from biochemistry through molecular genetics, cellular physiology, ecology, and behavior to present an integrated understanding of an interesting biological system at the molecular and organizational Spiderwebs and silk book.

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Spiderwebs and Silk: Tracing Evolution from Molecules to Genes to Phenotypes by Catherine L. Craig () Hardcover – January 1, by Catherine L. Craig (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions5/5(1). A spider’s web is made from silk.

Spiders can spin different kinds of silk. Some strands are sticky. Other strands are dry. Find out more in Spiderwebs, a title in the Nature’s Engineers series. Nature’s Engineers is a series of AV2 media enhanced books.

Silk has set them apart from other arthropods (insects and spiders). This book gives a more complete picture of evolution in general, dealing with more than the vertebrates that lead to fish, amphibians, reptiles, mammals (including man) and birds.

It's all interesting; but not the bugs and spiders get their due s:   Spider silk is one of the most versatile materials on Earth. Actually a protein created by special organs known as spinnerets, spider silk can be used for transportation, shelter, courtship, and.

The cloth produced by Peers and Godley is a gold-colored brocaded shawl/cape. The inspiration for this masterpiece was drawn by Peers from a French account dating to the 19th century. The account describes the attempt of a French Jesuit missionary by the name of Father Paul Camboué to extract and making fabrics from spider silk.

This book links the molecular evolution of silk proteins to the evolution and behavioral ecology of web-spinning spiders and other arthropods. Craig's book draws together studies from biochemistry through molecular genetics, cellular physiology, ecology, and behavior to present an integratedunderstanding of an interesting biological system at.

The silk is liquid when it's inside the spider.' Before it is extruded out of the spinneret, cribellate silk first passes through a sieve-like structure called the cribellum. Spiders that make this type of silk also have a row of specialised leg bristles called the calamistrum, which combs the silk.

This book links the molecular evolution of silk proteins to the evolution and behavioral ecology of web-spinning spiders and other arthropods.

Research into the many medicinal uses of spider silk is ongoing. Bandages are now being created using spider web material woven into the pad so as to speed healing and prevent scarring. The beads found on spider webs contribute to knowledge for a suturing material that could be created with medication built right into the structure.

A foreign world: life tied to silk lines A brief history of spider web studies Emphasis on behavior The scope of this book and tactics in presentation Evolutionary history and phylogeny Terminology and other procedural matters Acknowledgments Chapter 2.

The “hardware” of web-building spiders: morphology, silk. New Artificial Spider Silk: Stronger Than Steel and 98 Percent Water Researchers at Cambridge University have developed a process for making strong, stretchy threads in an environmentally friendly way.

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"Spider Silk weaves together principles of genetics, biochemistry and evolution to explain the diversity and function of spider's silks. This book is a model for next generation biology texts." – Cynthia Sagers, University of Arkansas "The language is lively and a passion for the subject shines through." – Sue Howarth, The Biologist Vol No.

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