Extreme biomimetics: Preservation of molecular detail in centimeter-scale samples of biological meshes laid down by sponges

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Science Advances  04 Oct 2019:
Vol. 5, no. 10, eaax2805
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aax2805

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vol. 5 no. 10

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  • Received for publication March 9, 2019
  • Accepted for publication September 9, 2019
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  1. Iaroslav Petrenko1,
  2. Adam P. Summers2,
  3. Paul Simon3,
  4. Sonia Żółtowska-Aksamitowska1,4,
  5. Mykhailo Motylenko5,
  6. Christian Schimpf5,
  7. David Rafaja5,
  8. Friedrich Roth6,
  9. Kurt Kummer7,
  10. Erica Brendler8,
  11. Oleg S. Pokrovsky9,10,
  12. Roberta Galli11,
  13. Marcin Wysokowski1,4,
  14. Heike Meissner12,
  15. Elke Niederschlag13,
  16. Yvonne Joseph1,
  17. Serguei Molodtsov6,14,15,
  18. Alexander Ereskovsky16,17,
  19. Viktor Sivkov18,
  20. Sergey Nekipelov18,19,
  21. Olga Petrova18,19,
  22. Olena Volkova20,
  23. Martin Bertau21,
  24. Michael Kraft21,
  25. Andrei Rogalev7,
  26. Martin Kopani22,
  27. Teofil Jesionowski4,* and
  28. Hermann Ehrlich1,*
  1. 1Institute of Electronics and Sensor Materials, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Freiberg, Germany.
  2. 2Department of Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.
  3. 3Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden, Germany.
  4. 4Institute of Chemical Technology and Engineering, Faculty of Chemical Technology, Poznan University of Technology, Poznan, Poland.
  5. 5Institute of Materials Science, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Freiberg, Germany.
  6. 6Institute of Experimental Physics, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Freiberg, Germany.
  7. 7European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF), Grenoble, France.
  8. 8Institute of Analytic Chemistry, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Freiberg, Germany.
  9. 9Geosciences Environment Toulouse, University of Toulouse, Toulouse, France.
  10. 10BIO-GEO-CLIM Laboratory, Tomsk State University, Tomsk, Russia.
  11. 11Clinical Sensoring and Monitoring, Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, TU Dresden, Dresden, Germany.
  12. 12Faculty of Medicine and University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus of TU Dresden, Dresden, Germany.
  13. 13Institute for Nonferrous Metallurgy and Purest Materials, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Freiberg, Germany.
  14. 14European XFEL GmbH, Schenefeld, Germany.
  15. 15ITMO University, St. Petersburg, Russia.
  16. 16Institut Méditerranéen de Biodiversité et d’Ecologie (IMBE), CNRS, IRD, Aix Marseille Université, Avignon Université, Station Marine d’Endoume, Marseille, France.
  17. 17Department of Embryology, Faculty of Biology, Saint-Petersburg State University, Saint Petersburg, Russia.
  18. 18Institute of Physics and Mathematics, Komi Science Center UrD RAS, Syktyvkar, Russia.
  19. 19Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University, Syktyvkar, Russia.
  20. 20Institute of Iron and Steel Technology, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Freiberg, Germany.
  21. 21Institute of Technical Chemistry, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Freiberg, Germany.
  22. 22Institute of Medical Physics, Biophysics, Informatics and Telemedicine, Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: teofil.jesionowski{at} (T.J.); hermann.ehrlich{at} (H.E.)


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