Contractility of Muscle Cells and Non-Muscular Contractile Cells

  • Earl M. Ettienne
Part of the Advances in Behavioral Biology book series (ABBI, volume 13)


To fully understand the roots of our current concern over the application of biological techniques to behavior, one needs to consider the pioneering work of Darwin, Pavlov and Mendel. The works of each of these men provided radical insights into comparative aspects of behavior in different species; physiological responses to behavioral conditioning and a methodology for understanding the hereditary basis for behavioral traits in living organisms.


Thin Filament Slime Mold Cytoplasmic Streaming Muscle System Sodium Oxalate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Earl M. Ettienne
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of AnatomyHarvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA

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