Download e-book for kindle: Coelenterate Biology: Reviews and New Perspectives by Leonard Muscatine

By Leonard Muscatine

ISBN-10: 0125121504

ISBN-13: 9780125121507

Coelenterate Biology: reports and New views highlights learn components within which coelenterates are particularly priceless and engaging experimental animals. It outlines the nation of information in coelenterate examine and attracts awareness to a few of the hard difficulties which are amenable for learn. Coelenterates supply necessary fabric for lots of degrees of inquiry—from the inhabitants and organismic to the mobile, subcellular, and molecular degrees. they're particularly beautiful animals for stories in developmental biology and behaviour.
The ebook starts off by way of discussing cnidarians histology, concentrating on the sunshine and electron microscopy of cnidarian tissues. There are separate chapters at the skeletal method of cnidarians; the morphology, capabilities, and chemistry of nematocytes; and some facets of the large topic of cnidarian improvement. the following chapters care for cnidarian neurobiology, habit, locomotion, flotation, and dispersal; experimental stories on algae-cnidarian symbioses; and coelenterate bioluminescence. The booklet concludes with a dialogue of the structures of coordination and anxious method of ctenophores.

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