Reducing Populations of Interstitial Cells and Nematoblasts with Hydroxyurea

  • Hans R. Bode


To lower selectively and reversibly the number of interstitial cells and nematoblasts in live hydra.


Nerve Cell Interstitial Cell Culture Solution Healthy Animal Cellular Composition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans R. Bode
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  1. 1.Developmental Biology Center and Department of Developmental and Cell BiologyUniversity of CaliforniaIrvineUSA

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