Scarabaeid beetle exocuticle as an optical analogue of cholesteric liquid crystals

Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc. 1969 Nov;44(4):531-62. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-185x.1969.tb00611.x.
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MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Cholesterol
  • Coleoptera / anatomy & histology*
  • Crystallography
  • Optical Rotatory Dispersion

Substances

  • Cholesterol