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Using Spider-Web Patterns To Determine Toxicity
Author and Affiliation:
Noever, David A.(NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL.);
Cronise, Raymond J.(NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL.);
Relwani, Rachna A.(NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL.)
Abstract: Method of determining toxicities of chemicals involves recording and analysis of spider-web patterns. Based on observation spiders exposed to various chemicals spin webs that differ, in various ways, from normal webs. Potential alternative to toxicity testing on higher animals.
Publication Date: Apr 01, 1995
Document ID:
19950065352
(Acquired Dec 28, 1995)
Accession Number: 95B10193
Subject Category: LIFE SCIENCES
Report/Patent Number: MFS-28921
Document Type: NASA Tech Brief
Publication Information: NASA Tech Briefs (ISSN 0145-319X); 19; 4; P. 82
Publisher Information: United States
Financial Sponsor: NASA; United States
Organization Source: NASA Marshall Space Flight Center; Huntsville, AL, United States
Description: In English
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: No Copyright
NASA Terms: CHEMICAL PROPERTIES; DRUGS; SPIDERS; TOXICITY
Availability Source: National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC), Wheeling, WV
Availability Notes: Additional information available through: National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC), Wheeling, WV 26003, (Tel: 1-800-678-6882).
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