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Some Aspects of Bioluminescence in Ptychodera Flava

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Title: Some Aspects of Bioluminescence in Ptychodera Flava
Authors: Gerritsen, Jacob
Advisor: Siegel, Barbara
Issue Date: 15 Jan 2014
Publisher: University of Hawaii at Manoa
Abstract: Man has long been interested in bioluminescence, the production of light by living organisms. Probably the first written reference to a luminous animal is found among The Thirteen Classics of China. In one of these, which dates from about 1500-1000 B.C., the words " i-yao hsiao-hsing" are found. This has been translated as meaning: "Blowing intermittently are the fireflies" (1).
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/32023
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