Volume 2 on Postembryonic Development deals with such topics as life cycles, structural analysis, imaginal discs, cuticular proteins, intercellular communication, polytene chromosomes, muscle structure and maturation, and regeneration. The chapters show that generality of cell development is to be found in insects, in contrast to the more specialized cells of vertebrates. The way that insect cells preserve their relationships to one another in simple geometries within tubes and sheets has allowed experiments that have given the first records of segmentally repeating gradients and compartments, the first quantitative accounts of the way that cells are coupled, the first descriptions of the remodelling of gap junctions and the modulation of junctional conductivity by hormones. This volume provides up-to-date accounts that will be of value not only to entomologists but also to all researchers in cell and developmental biology.
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Book Description Pergamon, 1985. Book Condition: Fair. N/A. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP85930483
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Book Description Pergamon, 1986. Book Condition: Fair. Volume 2. This book has hardback covers. Ex-library, With usual stamps and markings, In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Bookseller Inventory # 3861225