International Review of Cytology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780123645913, 9780080857268

International Review of Cytology, Volume 187

1st Edition

A Survey of Cell Biology

Serial Volume Editors: Kwang Jeon
eBook ISBN: 9780080857268
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 2nd April 1999
Page Count: 293


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Table of Contents

Y. Mineyuki, The Preprophase Band of Microtubules: Its Function as a Cytokinetic Apparatus in Higher Plants.

S.S.L. Andersen, Molecular Characteristics of the Centrosome.

H. Wolburg, S. Liebner, A. Reichenbach, and H. Gerhardt, The Pecten Oculi of the Chicken: A Model System for Vascular Differentiation and Barrier Maturation.

J.K. Lanyi, Bacteriorhodopsin.

J.E. Moss, A.O. Aliprantis, and A. Zychlinsky, The Regulation of Apoptosis by Microbial Pathogens.

G.B. Stefano and M. Salzet, Invertebrate Opioid Precursors: Evolutionary Conservation and the Significance of Enzymatic Processing. Chapter References. Index.


International Review of Cytology presents current advances and comprehensive reviews in cell biology-both plant and animal. Articles address structure and control of gene expression, nucleocytoplasmic interactions, control of cell development and differentiation, and cell transformation and growth. Authored by some of the foremost scientists in the field, each volume provides up-to-date information and directions for future research.

Key Features

@introbul:Key Features @bul:* Microtubules in Higher Plants

  • Molecular Characteristics of the Centrosome
  • A Model System for Vascular Differentiation and Barrier Maturation
  • Bacteriorhodopsin
  • The Regulation of Apoptosis by Microbial Pathogens
  • Invertebrate Opioid Precursors


Cell biologists, molecular biologists, developmental biologists, physiologists (organ level), biomedical scientists, and biochemists studying cell– cell interactions, cell variation and evolution.


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About the Serial Volume Editors

Kwang Jeon Serial Volume Editor

Kwang Jeon received his Ph.D. in cell physiology at King’s College, University of London, UK, in 1964 and taught at SUNY Buffalo and University of Tennessee. His research was concerned with the biogenesis and function of cell components in two major areas: Integration of intracellular symbionts into host cells leading to the acquisition of new cell components and cell variation; Membrane-protein recycling during endo- and exocytosis.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA