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Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (8): 1263–1268.
Published: 15 April 2014
... mucous cells, which swell and rupture in seawater to form a network of mucus strands, and intermediate filament-rich threads, which are produced within gland thread cells as tightly coiled bundles called skeins. A previous study showed that the unraveling of skeins from Atlantic hagfish ( Myxine...
Includes: Supplementary data