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The Biology of Ascidians

Edited By: H Sawada, H Yokosawa and CC Lambert

470 pages, Col plates, bw plates, figs, tabs


Hardback | Dec 2001 | #121916 | ISBN: 4431702962
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Covers all areas of ascidian biology, including development, evolution, biologically active substances, heavy metal accumulation, asexual reproduction, host-defence mechanisms, allorecognition mechanisms, comparative immunology, neuroscience, taxonomy, ecology, genome science, and food science.


1. Fertilization and Egg Activation.-2. Reproductive Biology and Neuroscience.-3. Development, Differentiation, and Evolution.-4. Taxonomy and Ecology.-5. Colonial Ascidians.-6. Biologically Active Substances.-7. Heavy Metals.-8. Host Defense Mechanisms.-9. Food Science.

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