Cocoon lining prevents ice crystals: moths
Oral secretions in the cocoons of many moths prevent formation of ice crystals because they form a fine, dry, web-like lining.
|Biomimetic Application Ideas|
|Packaging to keep moisture out. Packaging that stops freezer burn.|
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Organism/taxonomy data provided by:
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008 Annual Checklist
Application Ideas: Packaging to keep moisture out. Packaging that stops freezer burn.
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