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1.

Orb weaver glycoprotein is a smart biological material, capable of repeated adhesion cycles.

Kelly SD, Opell BD, Owens LL.

Naturwissenschaften. 2019 Mar 6;106(3-4):10. doi: 10.1007/s00114-019-1607-z.

PMID:
30840148
2.

Elastic modulus and toughness of orb spider glycoprotein glue.

Opell BD, Clouse ME, Andrews SF.

PLoS One. 2018 May 30;13(5):e0196972. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0196972. eCollection 2018.

3.

Tuning orb spider glycoprotein glue performance to habitat humidity.

Opell BD, Jain D, Dhinojwala A, Blackledge TA.

J Exp Biol. 2018 Mar 26;221(Pt 6). pii: jeb161539. doi: 10.1242/jeb.161539. Review.

4.

Humidity-mediated changes in an orb spider's glycoprotein adhesive impact prey retention time.

Opell BD, Buccella KE, Godwin MK, Rivas MX, Hendricks ML.

J Exp Biol. 2017 Apr 1;220(Pt 7):1313-1321. doi: 10.1242/jeb.148080.

5.

Around the World in Eight Million Years: Historical Biogeography and Evolution of the Spray Zone Spider Amaurobioides (Araneae: Anyphaenidae).

Ceccarelli FS, Opell BD, Haddad CR, Raven RJ, Soto EM, Ramírez MJ.

PLoS One. 2016 Oct 12;11(10):e0163740. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0163740. eCollection 2016.

6.

Spiders Tune Glue Viscosity to Maximize Adhesion.

Amarpuri G, Zhang C, Diaz C, Opell BD, Blackledge TA, Dhinojwala A.

ACS Nano. 2015 Nov 24;9(11):11472-8. doi: 10.1021/acsnano.5b05658. Epub 2015 Nov 2.

PMID:
26513350
7.

The impact of UVB radiation on the glycoprotein glue of orb-weaving spider capture thread.

Stellwagen SD, Opell BD, Clouse ME.

J Exp Biol. 2015 Sep;218(Pt 17):2675-84. doi: 10.1242/jeb.123067.

8.

Temperature mediates the effect of humidity on the viscoelasticity of glycoprotein glue within the droplets of an orb-weaving spider's prey capture threads.

Stellwagen SD, Opell BD, Short KG.

J Exp Biol. 2014 May 1;217(Pt 9):1563-9. doi: 10.1242/jeb.097816. Epub 2014 Feb 5.

9.

Environmental response and adaptation of glycoprotein glue within the droplets of viscous prey capture threads from araneoid spider orb-webs.

Opell BD, Karinshak SE, Sigler MA.

J Exp Biol. 2013 Aug 15;216(Pt 16):3023-34. doi: 10.1242/jeb.084822. Epub 2013 Apr 25.

10.

Humidity affects the extensibility of an orb-weaving spider's viscous thread droplets.

Opell BD, Karinshak SE, Sigler MA.

J Exp Biol. 2011 Sep 1;214(Pt 17):2988-93. doi: 10.1242/jeb.055996.

11.

Constraints on the adhesion of viscous threads spun by orb-weaving spiders: the tensile strength of glycoprotein glue exceeds its adhesion.

Opell BD, Schwend HS, Vito ST.

J Exp Biol. 2011 Jul 1;214(Pt 13):2237-41. doi: 10.1242/jeb.055707.

12.

Adhesive compatibility of cribellar and viscous prey capture threads and its implication for the evolution of orb-weaving spiders.

Opell BD, Tran AM, Karinshak SE.

J Exp Zool A Ecol Genet Physiol. 2011 Jul 1;315(6):376-84. doi: 10.1002/jez.684. Epub 2011 Mar 28.

PMID:
21445988
13.

The role of granules within viscous capture threads of orb-weaving spiders.

Opell BD, Hendricks ML.

J Exp Biol. 2010 Jan 15;213(2):339-46. doi: 10.1242/jeb.036947.

14.

The adhesive delivery system of viscous capture threads spun by orb-weaving spiders.

Opell BD, Hendricks ML.

J Exp Biol. 2009 Sep 15;212(18):3026-34. doi: 10.1242/jeb.030064.

15.

Daily and seasonal changes in the stickiness of viscous capture threads in Argiope aurantia and Argiope trifasciata orb-webs.

Opell BD, Lipkey GK, Hendricks ML, Vito ST.

J Exp Zool A Ecol Genet Physiol. 2009 Mar 1;311(3):217-25. doi: 10.1002/jez.526.

PMID:
19199347
16.

Adhesive efficiency of spider prey capture threads.

Opell BD, Schwend HS.

Zoology (Jena). 2009;112(1):16-26. doi: 10.1016/j.zool.2008.04.002. Epub 2008 Sep 9.

PMID:
18783928
17.

The contribution of axial fiber extensibility to the adhesion of viscous capture threads spun by orb-weaving spiders.

Opell BD, Markley BJ, Hannum CD, Hendricks ML.

J Exp Biol. 2008 Jul;211(Pt 14):2243-51. doi: 10.1242/jeb.016147.

18.

Persistent stickiness of viscous capture threads produced by araneoid orb-weaving spiders.

Opell BD, Schwend HS.

J Exp Zool A Ecol Genet Physiol. 2008 Jan 1;309(1):11-6.

PMID:
18095325
19.
20.

Adhesive recruitment by the viscous capture threads of araneoid orb-weaving spiders.

Opell BD, Hendricks ML.

J Exp Biol. 2007 Feb;210(Pt 4):553-60.

21.

The effects of capture spiral composition and orb-web orientation on prey interception.

Opell BD, Bond JE, Warner DA.

Zoology (Jena). 2006;109(4):339-45. Epub 2006 Sep 8.

PMID:
16962752
22.

van der Waals and hygroscopic forces of adhesion generated by spider capture threads.

Hawthorn AC, Opell BD.

J Exp Biol. 2003 Nov;206(Pt 22):3905-11.

24.

The respiratory complementarity of spider book lung and tracheal systems.

Opell BD.

J Morphol. 1998 Apr;236(1):57-64. doi: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-4687(199804)236:1<57::AID-JMOR4>3.0.CO;2-L.

PMID:
29852707
25.

TESTING ADAPTIVE RADIATION AND KEY INNOVATION HYPOTHESES IN SPIDERS.

Bond JE, Opell BD.

Evolution. 1998 Apr;52(2):403-414. doi: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.1998.tb01641.x.

PMID:
28568335
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27.

Factors governing the stickiness of cribellar prey capture threads in the spider family Uloboridae.

Opell BD.

J Morphol. 1994 Jul;221(1):111-119. doi: 10.1002/jmor.1052210109.

PMID:
29865401
28.

Influence of web-monitoring tactics on the density of mitochondria in leg muscles of the spider family uloboridae.

Opell BD, Konur DC.

J Morphol. 1992 Sep;213(3):341-347. doi: 10.1002/jmor.1052130307.

PMID:
29865612
29.

The relationship of book lung and tracheal systems in the spider family uloboridae.

Opell BD.

J Morphol. 1990 Nov;206(2):211-216. doi: 10.1002/jmor.1052060207.

PMID:
29865764
30.

Centers of mass and weight distribution in spiders of the family uloboridae.

Opell BD.

J Morphol. 1989 Oct;202(3):351-359. doi: 10.1002/jmor.1052020305.

PMID:
29865683
31.

Ocular changes accompanying eye loss in the spider family uloboridae.

Opell BD.

J Morphol. 1988 May;196(2):119-126. doi: 10.1002/jmor.1051960202.

PMID:
29884010
32.

Changes in visual fields associated with web reduction in the spider family uloboridae.

Opell BD, Ware AD.

J Morphol. 1987 May;192(2):87-100. doi: 10.1002/jmor.1051920202.

PMID:
29902877
33.

Webs and web-builders: spiders.

Opell BD.

Science. 1986 Dec 19;234(4783):1593-4. No abstract available.

PMID:
17816512
34.

Arachnids.

Opell BD.

Science. 1982 Oct 1;218(4567):46. No abstract available.

PMID:
17776706
35.

Invertebrate behavior.

Opell BD.

Science. 1980 Sep 5;209(4461):1112-3. No abstract available.

PMID:
17841468

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