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Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (18): 2901–2908.
Published: 15 September 2008
.... There were no changes in annulation spacing, followed in individual nematodes by confocal microscopy, that would account for the permeability slump. Nile Red staining reveals that the surface of the nematode is coated with an extracuticular layer of lipid. This material can be seen in unstained desiccated...