TITLE

Self-eating Octopus

AUTHOR(S)
Holden, Karina; Hickey, Georgina
PUB. DATE
June 2000
SOURCE
Nature Australia;Winter2000, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with a study by Bernd Budelmann of University of Texas on why a population of Octopus vulgaris which was kept in laboratories commit autophagy through eating their own arms that results in death. Information on autotomy; What preceded self-cannibalism; Infection by a virus or bacterium.
ACCESSION #
3415433

 

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