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  • The Biology of Stentorby Vance Tartar; G. A. Kerkut

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    The Biology of Stentor summarizes all that has been learned about the biology of a certain group of ciliate protozoa: the stentors. Topics covered range from form and function in Stentor to behavior, fine structure, growth and division, and reorganization. Regeneration is also discussed, along with polarity, metabolism, genetics, and primordium development.... more...

  • The Physiology of Earthwormsby M. S. Laverack; G. A. Kerkut

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    The Physiology of Earthworms focuses on the three species of earthworms - Liimbricus terrestris, Eisenta foetida, and Allolobophora longa. Other earthworms or oligochaetes such as the fresh-water species are briefly mentioned. The topics covered include the biochemical architecture; digestion and metabolism; calciferous glands; axial field; nitrogenous... more...

  • The Control of Chromatophoresby M. Fingerman

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    The Control of Chromatophores focuses on the color changes in animals, particularly among the invertebrates. Cells containing pigment that can disperse or concentrate, thereby changing the tint of the organism in which they lie, are known as chromatophores. Well-developed, functional chromatophore systems are common among cephalopods, crustaceans,... more...

  • The Common Liver Flukeby E. M. Pantelouris; G. A. Kerkut

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    The Common Liver Fluke: Fasciola hepatica L. emphasizes the biological, physiological, pathological, and ecology and control of the common liver fluke. The book provides a thorough review of the life of the animal, from its bodily structure to where it thrives. Since this animal can also cause disease, both in livestock and humans, a detailed discussion... more...

  • The Molecular Properties and Evolution of Excitable Cellsby C. J. Duncan; G.A. Kerkut

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    The Molecular Properties and Evolution of Excitable Cells describes the theoretical aspects in which excitable cells, such as nerves, muscles, and sense organs, operate. This book develops a hypothesis regarding the evolution and characteristics of excitable cells. This monograph focuses on the properties of the bounding membrane and its complex permeability... more...

  • Living Embryosby Jack Cohen; J. M. Dodd; Francis Knowles

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Living Embryos: An Introduction to the Study of Animal Development, Revised Second Edition presents the processes of development as seen throughout the animal kingdom. This book discusses the development of the organ systems of vertebrates. Comprised of 41 chapters, this edition starts with an overview of the history of the study of embryology, which... more...

  • Spiders, Scorpions, Centipedes and Mitesby J. L. Cloudsley-Thompson; G.L. Watt

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 72.95

    Spiders, Scorpions, Centipedes and Mites provides information pertinent to different species of insects, including woodlice, millipedes, centipedes, scorpions, and spiders. This book presents the complexity of factors influencing the distribution and ecology of animals. Organized into 11 chapters, this book starts with an overview of the characteristics... more...

  • Nerve Membranesby Patricia V. Johnston; Betty I. Roots; G. A. Kerkut

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Nerve Membranes: A Study of the Biological and Chemical Aspects of Neuron-Glia Relationships presents the various aspects of neuronal and glial structure and function. This book provides an interdisciplinary approach to the analysis of neuron-glia relationships and of membranes in the nervous system. Comprised of seven chapters, this book begins with... more...

  • Research in Protozoologyby Tze-Tuan Chen

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Research in Protozoology is the fourth volume of a series that covers the progress being made in protozoology. This book is comprised of four chapters and begins with a discussion of synchronized cell division in protozoa, including the species Tetrahymena pyriformes, Astasia longa, Plasmodium lophurae, Amoeba proteus and Acanthamoeba sp., and Physarum... more...

  • Physiology of Echinodermsby John Binyon; G. A. Kerkut

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Physiology of Echinoderms is an 11-chapter book that begins by elucidating the feeding, digestion, and excretion of specific echinoderms. The critical role of amoebocytes in the excretion process involved in these organisms is also explained. This book also describes several aspects of importance to these organisms, including salinity tolerance, osmoregulation,... more...