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A Textbook of Experimental Cytology


  • Date Published: October 2013
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107625662

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  • James Gray (1891–1975) was a British zoologist who was instrumental in establishing the field of cytology; he also worked extensively on animal locomotion. Originally published in 1931, this book was written by Gray as an introduction to his ideas regarding cytology and its relationship with zoology. The text constituted an attempt to reveal the complexity of the organism in terms of its relationship with 'physico-chemical laws', rather than restricting observation to its relationship with external factors. Illustrative figures are also included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in cytology and the history of science.

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    • Date Published: October 2013
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107625662
    • length: 536 pages
    • dimensions: 234 x 156 x 30 mm
    • weight: 0.82kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. The cell as a unit of life
    2. The cell as a physical unit
    3. Cell dynamics
    4. The cell as a colloidal system
    5. The physical state of protoplasm
    6. Cell membranes and intercellular matrices
    7. The nucleus
    8. Mitosis
    9. Cell division
    10. The shape of cells
    11. The growth of cells
    12. Cell variability
    13. The equilibrium between a living cell and water
    14. The permeability of the cell surface
    15. The nature of the cell surface
    16. The germ cells
    17. Contractile cells
    18. Phagocytosis
    Index to authors
    Index to subjects.

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