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  The multiscale architecture of tessellated cartilage and its relation to function

Seidel, R., Jayasankar, A. K., & Dean, M. N. (2020). The multiscale architecture of tessellated cartilage and its relation to function. Journal of Fish Biology. doi:10.1111/jfb.14444.

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Seidel, Ronald1, Author              
Jayasankar, Aravind Kumar2, Author              
Dean, Mason N.2, Author              
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1Peter Fratzl, Biomaterialien, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Max Planck Society, ou_1863294              
2Mason Dean, Biomaterialien, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Max Planck Society, ou_3034230              

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Free keywords: skeleton evolution, skeletal tissue, elasmobranch, tesserae, cartilage mechanics, ultrastructure
 Abstract: Abstract When describing the architecture and ultrastructure of animal skeletons, introductory biology, anatomy and histology textbooks typically focus on the few bone and cartilage types prevalent in humans. In reality, cartilage and bone are far more diverse in the animal kingdom, particularly within fishes (Chondrichthyes and Actinopterygii), where cartilage and bone types exist that are characterized by features that are anomalous or even pathological in human skeletons. Here, we discuss the curious and complex architectures of shark and ray tessellated cartilage, highlighting similarities and differences with their mammalian skeletal tissue counterparts. By synthesizing older anatomical literature with recent high-resolution structural and materials characterization work, we frame emerging pictures of form-function relationships in this tissue and of the evolution and true diversity of cartilage and bone. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.

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Language(s): eng - English
 Dates: 2020-06-25
 Publication Status: Published online
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 Identifiers: DOI: 10.1111/jfb.14444
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Title: Journal of Fish Biology
  Alternative Title : J Fish Biol
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Publ. Info: Oxford : John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Pages: - Volume / Issue: - Sequence Number: - Start / End Page: - Identifier: ISBN: 0022-1112