Bioengineering Hyperbook

Department of Bioengineering

Category: Reptilians

A Geometrical Analysis of Different Animals’ Carapace

Carapace, turtle shells, tessellation patterns, Turing patterns, Voronoi patterns, structural functionality

Elisabeth Lawton, Emma Geoffroy, Osandi Hewage, Yitao Sun

A Comparison of Keratin Use in Pangolin, Reptile, and Bird Scales

Keratin, Pangolin, Reptile, Bird, Scales, Integumentary System, Feather

Eve Barrette-Vanasse, Anne-Frederic Laurin, Rus Trana, Jun Xiao

A Biochemical and Cellular Analysis of Auto Regenerative, Venomous, and Hormonally Influenced Tails

Tails, Regeneration, Venom/Toxin, Hormones, Adaptation, Genes/Gene Expression, Immunity

Moriah Campbell, Martin Pone, Clementine Ruiz

A Multi-Functional Armor: Carapaces’ Roles in Different Animals

Carapace, Mineralization, Turtle, Keratin/Collagen, Armadillo, Bettle, Biomimicry

Elisabeth Lawton, Emma Geoffroy, Osandi Hewage, Yitao Sun

A Chemical Review of Animal Tongue Functions

Tongue, Chemical Cues/Chemosensors, Adhesion, Hunt, Taste Discrimination, Mucin, Evolution

Shunyuan Xiao, Marc Srour, Sophie Allard

Tails: An Investigation into the Variability of Their Structure and Function

Tails, Thermoregulation, Propulsion, Foraging, Aerodynamics, Evolution

Clementine Ruiz, Moriah Campbell, Martin Pone

Investigation into Claw Keratin and Applications within Felines and Venomous Species

Claw, Keratin, Venom/Toxin, Semiochemical, Communication

Liela Andringa, Alan Fu, Alex Jung, Oscar Cruz Hernandez

A Biomechanical Review of Animal Tongue Functions

Tongue, Non-Newtonian, Surface Roughness, Feeding and Prey-Catching, Saliva, Biomimicry, Elastic Energy

Shunyuan Xiao, Marc Srour, Sophie Allard

Jaws: Terrific yet Terrifying

Jaws, Chitin, Elastin and Collagen, Hunting and Feeding, Venom, Fang, Biomechanics

Michelle Levy, Riwa Itani, Irene Simier, Joseph Marsilio

Mathematical Modeling of Animal Tongues

Tongues, Mathematical Modeling, Elastic Strain-Energy, Capillary Siphon, Biomechanics, Algorithm, Fluid Dynamics

Shunyuan Xiao, Marc Srour, Sophie Allard

Reaction Diffusion Patterns in Jaws of the Animal Kingdom

Reaction Diffusion Patterning, Denticles, Morphogenesis, Teeth, Jaws, Growth

Michelle Levy, Riwa Itani, Joseph Marsilio, Irene Simier Requejo

Animal Communication: A Chemical Review

Communication, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), biosynthesis, pheromones, bioluminescence, biochemistry

Adam Khan, Janique Mayrand, Olivia Ouellet, Angela Wang