Title

Nano-fast Nematocysts

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2006

Abstract

Outside JEB column about the nematocysts, or "explosive cellular structures that fire a tiny barbed harpoon into predators and prey and inject a painful and paralyzing cocktail of chemicals" of jellyfish, anemones, corals, and freshwater hydra.

Comments

This article was originally published in Journal of Experimental Biology, volume 209, issue 17, in 2006. DOI: 10.1242/jeb.02466

Copyright

The authors. Published by the Company of Biologists.