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Author Symposium, CIBA Foundation

Title Locomotion of Tissue Cells
Published Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2009


Description 1 online resource (392 pages)
Series Novartis Foundation Symposia
Novartis Foundation Symposia
Contents Locomotion of Tissue Cells; Contents; Chairman's introduction; Cell surface movements related to cell locomotion; Discussion; Fluidity of the plasma membrane and its implications for cell movement; Discussion; Surface movements, micro- filaments and cell locomotion; Discussion; Fibrillar systems in cell motility; Discussion; The role of microfilaments and microtubules in cell movement, endocytosis and exocytosis; Discussion; Microtubules in intracellular locomotion; Discussion; Cell adhesion and locomotion; Discussion; General Discussion I; The growth cone in neurite extension
Extension of nerve fibres, their mutual interaction and direction of growth in tissue cultureDiscussion; Modes of cell locomotion in vivo; Discussion; The control of epithelial cell locomotion in tissue culture; Discussion; Effects of drugs on morphogenetic movements in the sea urchin; Discussion; Time lapse studies on the motility of fibroblasts in tissue culture; Discussion; Interactions of normal and neoplastic fibro- blasts with the substratum; Discussion; Cell movements in confluent monolayers: a re-evaluation of the causes of 'contact inhibition'; Discussion; General Discussion II
Directed movementsSubstrate form; Basic mechanisms; Conclusion; Index of contributors; Subject index
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Subject Cells -- Motility -- Congresses
Tissues -- Congresses
Cells -- Motility.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780470717646