International Review of Cytology, Volume 187

1st Edition

A Survey of Cell Biology

Print ISBN: 9780123645913
eBook ISBN: 9780080857268
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 2nd April 1999
Page Count: 293


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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.

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.


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