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.


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

Table of Contents

Contributors. Metabolic Regulation of pH in Plant Cells: Role of Cytoplasmic pH in Defense Reaction and Secondary Metabolism, K. Sakano. Freeze-Substitution: Origins and Applications, R. Shiurba Myosins in Protists, R.H. Gavin. Genetic Regulation of Gravitropism in Higher Plants, M. Tasaka, T. Kato, and H. Fukaki. Biology of Kidney Cells: Ontogeny-Recapitulating Phylogeny, V.R. Pantic. Circadian Rhythms in Microalgae, M. Mittag. Proadrenomedullin-Derived Peptides in the Paracrin Control of the Hypothalamo-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis, G.G. Nussdorfer. Index.


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