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Transport of ions and water in epithelia: molecular insights Transport of ions and water in epithelia: molecular insights

Timothy J. Bradley

in Animal Osmoregulation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198569961
eISBN:
9780191728273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569961.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Three epithelia are examined as a means of exploring molecular mechanisms of fluid and ion transport. The Malpighian tubules of insects are the site of urine production and can transport a variety of ... More


Hyper-regulators: life in fresh water Hyper-regulators: life in fresh water

Timothy J. Bradley

in Animal Osmoregulation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198569961
eISBN:
9780191728273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569961.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Freshwater habitats are filled with abundant animal life from numerous phyla. Because the osmotic concentration of fresh water is extremely low compared to both extracellular and intracellular ... More


Arthropoda

Heinz A. Lowenstam and Stephen Weiner

in On Biomineralization

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195049770
eISBN:
9780197560068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195049770.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geology and the Lithosphere

The arthropods are distinguished by having segmented bodies and appendages, as well as hardened external skeletons. Growth is achieved by shedding the exoskeleton and ... More


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