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The role of ECM in the development of invertebrates: a phylogeneticist’s view

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Date Issued:
1982
Title: The role of ECM in the development of invertebrates: a phylogeneticist’s view.
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Name(s): Fransen, M. E., creator
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Article
Issuance: single unit
Date Issued: 1982
Publisher: Academic Press, Inc
Extent: 6 p.
Physical Description: pdf
Language(s): English
Identifier: 3353736 (digitool), FADT3353736 (IID), fau:6588 (fedora)
Note(s): As most of the current work on extracellular matrices is being carried out on vertebrate systems, it may be interesting to put this work in perspective with an examination of matrices in lower animals. Very little is known about the chemistry of matrices in invertebrates, but comparative fine structural studies permit some general statements regarding matrix topography. Matrix systems probably arose early in metazoan evolution, if, indeed, they did not make that evolution possible. Topographically, matrices may be divided into apical and basal types, each with distinct functions and different attractions for the evolutionary biologist.
The final published version of this manuscript is available at http://www.sciencedirect.com/ and may be cited as: Fransen, M. E. (1982). The role of ECM in the development of invertebrates: a phylogeneticist’s view. In S. Hawkes & J. L. Wang (eds.), Extracellular Matrix. (pp. 177-181). New York: Academic Press.
Florida Atlantic University. Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute contribution #304.
Subject(s): Extracellular matrix
Invertebrates
Phylogeny
Extracellular Matrix--chemistry
Extracellular Matrix--ultrastructure
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