Microbodies and Related Particles

Microbodies and Related Particles

Morphology, Biochemistry, and Physiology

1st Edition - January 1, 1969

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  • Authors: Z. Hruban, M. Rechcigl
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483268996

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Microbodies and Related Particles: Morphology, Biochemistry, and Physiology focuses on the reactions, properties, transformations, and technologies involved in microbodies and related particles. The book first offers information on cytoplasmic particles limited by a single membrane and microbodies of various animal species. Topics include multivesicular and heterogeneous dense bodies, rodents, lower vertebrates, birds, monotremes, marsupials, insectivores, primates, and carnivores. The text also underscores the marginal plate and crystalloid, including structure of the marginal plate, structures resembling the marginal plate, finely polytubular type, and crystalloids of other tissues. The publication takes a look at the distribution of microbodies and topographical relationship of microbodies to cellular organelles, as well as hepatic lobule and renal cortex and intracellular distribution. The text also examines the microbodies of fetal and newborn animals, formation of microbodies, and effect of tissue preparation on microbodies. The book is a valuable source of data for readers interested in microbodies and related particles.

Table of Contents

  • Preface

    Chapter I. Cytoplasmic Particles Limited by a Single Membrane

    A. Multivesicular Bodies

    B. Heterogeneous Dense Bodies

    Chapter II. Microbodies

    A. Terminology

    B. Microbodies as Specific Organelles

    Chapter III. Microbodies of Various Animal Species

    A. Rodents

    B. Lower Vertebrates

    C. Birds

    D. Monotremes

    E. Marsupials

    F. Chiroptera

    G. Insectivores

    H. Primates

    I. Myrmecophagidae, Dasipoidae, and Manidae

    J. Lagomorpha

    K. Carnivores

    L. Phocidae and Procaviidae

    M. Perissodactyla

    N. Suidae

    O. Bovidae

    P. Conclusion

    Chapter IV. Marginal Plate

    A. History

    B. Occurrence in Various Species

    C. Structure of the Marginal Plate

    D. Structures Resembling Marginal Plate

    Chapter V. Crystalloid

    A. Nomenclature

    B. Coarsely Polytubular Type, 1:10 Pattern

    C. Finely Polytubular Type

    D. Band-Shaped Type

    E. Isolated Large Tubule

    F. Other Types

    G. Crystalloids of Other Tissue

    Chapter VI. Distribution of Microbodies

    A. Hepatic Lobule and Renal Cortex

    B. Intracellular Distribution

    Chapter VII. Topographical Relationship of Microbodies to Cellular Organelles

    Chapter VIII. Microbodies in Tissues Other than Liver and Kidney

    A. Vertebrates

    B. Plants

    C. Protozoa

    Chapter IX. Microbodies of Fetal and Newborn Animals

    A. Rat

    B. Mouse

    C. Chicken

    Chapter X. Formation of Microbodies

    A. Membranous Projections

    B. Formation from Endoplasmic Reticulum

    C. Golgi Complex and Multivesicular Bodies

    D. Cisternae Containing Marginal Plate

    E. Morphogenesis and Development after Tsukada et al

    Chapter XI. Fate of Microbodies

    A. Microbodies as Precursors of Mitochondria

    B. Sequestration in Autophagic Vacuoles

    Chapter XII. Effect of Tissue Preparation on Microbodies

    A. Fixatives Used in Electron Microscopy

    B. Freezing

    Chapter XIII. Physiological and Pathological Alterations of Microbodies

    A. Degeneration

    B. Autolysis and Necrosis

    C. Age, Vitamins, and Hormones

    D. Fasting

    E. Physical Agents

    F. Hepatectomy

    G. Administration of Chemicals

    H. Disease States

    I. Tissue Culture

    Chapter XIV. Microbodies in Neoplastic Cells

    A. Carcinogenesis

    B. Hepatomas

    C. Renal Carcinoma

    Chapter XV. Enzymes of Microbodies

    A. Types of Enzymes

    B. L-α-Hydroxy Acid Oxidase

    C. D-Amino Acid Oxidase

    D. Glycine Oxidase

    E. Urate Oxidase

    F. Other Oxidases in Microbodies

    G. Catalase

    H. Hydroperoxidases of Leukocytes

    Chapter XVI. Function of Microbodies

    Chapter XVII. Conclusion


    Supplementary Bibliography

    Author Index

    Subject Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 308
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1969
  • Published: January 1, 1969
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483268996

About the Authors

Z. Hruban

M. Rechcigl

About the Editors

G. H. Bourne

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Anatomy, Yerkes Regional Primate Research Center, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia

J. F. Danielli

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Biochemical Pharmacology,School of Pharmacy,State University of New York at Buffalo,Buffalo, New York

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