Locomotion of tissue cells.
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Published by Elsevier in Amsterdam, New York .
Written in English


  • Cells -- Motility -- Congresses.,
  • Tissues -- Congresses.

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SeriesCiba Foundation symposium ;, 14
LC ClassificationsQH647 .S95 1972
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 381 p.
Number of Pages381
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5433087M
ISBN 100444150102
LC Control Number73080386

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Proceedings of the Symposium on Locomotion of Tissue Cells, held at the Ciba Foundation, London, Aug. Sept. 1, Editors: Ruth Porter and David W. FitzSimons. Description: viii, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents. CONTENTS VI G. A. DUNN Extension of nerve fibres, their mutual interaction and direction of growth in tissue culture 21 1 Discussion J. P. TRINKAUS Modes of cell locomotion in vivo Discussion c. A. MIDDLETON The control of epithelial cell locomotion in tissue culture Discussion T. GUSTAFSON Effects of drugs on morphogenetic movements in the sea. It is ten years since the first symposium on cell locomotion was held (Locomotion of Tissue Cells, Ciba Foundation Sympos ). That meeting was chaired by Michael Abercrombie, and in his intro­ ductory remarks he commented on the extent to which the importance of cell locomotion, apart from that seen in leucocytes, had been under­ estimated. Shape and locomotion of tissue cells depend on the interaction of elements of the cytoskeleton, adhesion to the substrate and an intracellular hydrostatic pressure. The existence of this pressure becomes obvious from increase in cell volume on cessation of contractile forces and from observations with ultrasound acoustic microscopy. Wherever such an internal pressure is established, it is.

Locomotion of White Blood Cells: a Biophysical Analysis been beautifully compiled in the book by Dennis Bray [10]. in many physiological processes and in the function of some bioartificial. The connective tissue type that has relatively few fibroblasts, and dense extracellular matrix with aligned proteins strands is 1) Bone 2) Cartilage 3) Dense regular connective tissue 4) Dense irregular connective tissue 5) Areolar tissue 6) Blood. The study of the shape and arrangement of cells in tissue is called histology. All cells and tissues in the body derive from three germ layers in the embryo: the ectoderm, mesoderm, and endoderm. Different types of tissues form membranes that enclose organs, provide a friction-free interaction between organs, and keep organs together. Muscle tissue is characterized by properties that allow movement. Muscle cells are excitable; they respond to a stimulus. They are contractile, meaning they can shorten and generate a pulling force. When attached between two movable objects, in other words, bones, contractions of the muscles cause the bones to move.

  Figure \(\PageIndex{1}\): The body contains three types of muscle tissue: skeletal muscle, smooth muscle, and cardiac muscle, visualized here using light microscopy. Smooth muscle cells are short, tapered at each end, and have only one plump nucleus in each. Cardiac muscle cells are branched and striated, but short.   NCERT book for class 9 Science subject is available here. Students may read and download each chapter in PDF format. Also check precise NCERT Solutions for class 9 Science. Connective Tissue Membranes. The connective tissue membrane is formed solely from connective tissue. These membranes encapsulate organs, such as the kidneys, and line our movable joints. A synovial membrane is a type of connective tissue membrane that lines the cavity of a freely movable joint. For example, synovial membranes surround the joints of the shoulder, elbow, and knee. Dynamics of Cell and Tissue Motion. Editors: Alt, Wolfgang, Deutsch, Andreas, Dunn, Graham (Eds.) Free Preview.