Evidence for Neural Control of Muscles in Ctenophores

  • Mari-Luz Hernandez-Nicaise


“Animals are essentially predatory behavior machines. They possess sense organs to receive information, and predictor machinery both to process it and to direct an appropriate apparatus of moving parts so as to catch food... To meet these requirements organisms have standard materials at their disposal and their functional structures must conform to limited engineering possibilities.”(Pantin, 1965)


Synaptic Vesicle Neuromuscular Junction Neural Control Synaptic Contact Muscular System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mari-Luz Hernandez-Nicaise
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  1. 1.Laboratoire d’HistologieUniversité Claude BernardVilleurbanneFrance

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