Principles of Regeneration - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781483232508, 9781483267654

Principles of Regeneration

1st Edition

Authors: Richard J. Goss
eBook ISBN: 9781483267654
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st January 1969
Page Count: 300
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Principles of Regeneration focuses on the principles, methodologies, and changes involved in the process of regeneration.
The book first underscores the nature of the nucleus in Acetabularia, enzyme effects, role of ribonucleic acid in morphogenesis, and functions of the stentor. The text then takes a look at the turnover in hydroids and flatworms and regeneration blastema. Discussions focus on regeneration in hydra, interstitial cells, colonial hydroids, neoblasts, and morphogenetic fields.
The publication surveys segmental addition in annelids and molting, metamorphosis, and regeneration in arthropods. The termination of regeneration, importance of nerves, morphogenesis, histogenesis of the regenerate, and role of the nerves are discussed. The manuscript also examines regeneration in fishes, amphibian limb, horns and antlers, and heads and tails.
The manuscript is a dependable source of data for students of developmental biology, anatomy, and evolution, as well as teachers and researchers in biology and medicine.

Table of Contents

Contents Preface 1 Introduction Text General References 2 The Mermaid's Wineglass Nature of the Nucleus in Acetabularia Enzyme Effects The Role of Ribonucleic Acid in Morphogenesis References 3 Stentor: Morphogenetic Magician Reorganization and Reproduction Regeneration Maintenance of Organelles Grafting Experiments References 4 Turnover in Hydroids Regeneration in Hydra Interstitial Gel Is Golonial Hydroids References 5 Fiatworms and the Regeneration Blastema Neoblasts The Problem of Polarity The Blastema Morphogenese Fields Regeneration and Learning References 6 Segmental Addition in Annelids Source of the Regenerate The Importance of Nerves Segmentation Transformation of Segments The Termination of Regeneration References 7 Molting, Metamorphosis and Regeneration in Arthropods Morphogenesis Autotomy and Levels of Amputation Histogenesis of the Regenerate The Role of Nerves Molting Endocrine Influences References 8 Regeneration in Fishes Scales Fin Regeneration Hormonal Effects on Fins Neural Control of Fin Regeneration Taste Barbels Miscellaneous Structures References 9 The Amphibian Limb Histogenesis of the Blastema Cells Incognito Cellular and Biochemical Kinetics of Regeneration The Skin of the Limb No Regeneration without Innervation What Tissues Do Nerves Affect? Aneurogenic Limbs The Definition of Territory The Genesis of Form Whither the Blastema? Self-differentiation of the Blastema Endocrine Control of Regeneration Metamorphosis versus Regeneration References 10 Heads and Tails Jaws and Snouts An Eye for an Eye The Central Nervous System Tail Regeneration References 11 Horns and Antlers


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