• Hermann Ehrlich
Part of the Biologically-Inspired Systems book series (BISY, volume 4)


My efforts in the present work were to show the structural and chemical diversity in biological materials derived from marine fish, reptiles, birds and mammals as well as their material properties. The scientific history of the discovery of these materials spans the last 150 years, and our own recent results may stimulate other researchers to rise to new challenges. In the interest of, my book is dedicated to biological materials isolated, observed, or described in marine vertebrate organisms selected by the author. Rather than a comprehensive work, this book is intended to provide an overview of a few organisms that demonstrate the high potential of future discovery in this field.


Skin Resistance Evaporative Water Loss Whale Shark Pillar Cell Shark Skin 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hermann Ehrlich
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  1. 1.Institute of Experimental PhysicsTU Bergakademie FreibergFreibergGermany

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