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Main Title Echinoderm gametes and embryos /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Schroeder, Thomas E.
Publisher Academic Press,
Year Published 1986
OCLC Number 13656686
ISBN 0125641273; 9780125641272
Subjects Echinodermata--Cytology. ; Echinodermata--Cytologie. ; Embryonalentwicklung ; Gamet ; Stachelhäuter ; Aufsatzsammlung ; Citologia E Biologia Celular. ; Echinodermata--embryology. ; Citologia E Biologia Celular--larpcal
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EHBM  QH585.P92 v.27 1986 CEMM/ACESD Library/Narragansett,RI 01/13/2001
Collation xvi, 470 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Laboratory culture of strongylocentrotus purpuratus adults, embryos, and larvae -- Handling, labeling, and fractionating sea urchin spermatozoa -- Sperm motility -- Ion measurements in sea urchin sperm -- Gonad-stimulating and maturation-inducing substance -- Techniques for observing living gametes and embryos -- Egg and embryonic extracellular coats: isolation and purification -- Purification and properties of the egg plasma membrane -- Nuclei and chromosomal proteins -- The protein synthetic machinery: ribosomes and cell-free systems -- Tubulin-containing structures -- Isolation of embryonic cilia and sperm flagella -- Components of the actin-based cytoskeleton -- Cytology and immunocytochemistry -- Scanning electron microscopy of embryos -- Cytological techniques for the study of larval echinoids with notes on methods for inducing metamorphosis -- Embryo dissociation, cell isolation, and cell reassociation -- Manipulative methods for analyzing embryogenesis -- Simple methods and devices for handling echinoderm eggs -- Induced fusion of echinoderm oocytes and eggs -- Microinjection and cytoplasmic transfer in starfish oocytes -- Rapid repetitive microinjection -- Electrophoresis of eggs and blastomeres -- The compression method for determining the surface force -- Determination of mechanical properties of the egg surface by elastimetry -- Determination of mechanical properties of the egg by the sessile drop method.