Specific Differentiation

  • Gerd Grün
Part of the Advances in Anatomy Embryology and Cell Biology book series (ADVSANAT, volume 78)


The receptor cell inner segment is essential for the metabolic and energetic requirements of the specific part of the receptor cell (Rodieck 1973). Furthermore, there are specific components — an “oil droplet,” subsurface cisterns, and others — which suggest a specific participation in the processes of reception.


Dopamine Glycine Radium Serotonin Retina 


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerd Grün
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  1. 1.Spezielle ZoologieRuhr-Universität BochumBochum 1Germany

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