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Pattern Formation in Acetabularia

  • H. G. Schweiger
  • Sigrid Berger
Part of the Cell Biology Monographs book series (CELLBIOL, volume 8)

Abstract

The differing morphologies of the innumerable organisms of the world provide a basis to distinguish and classify them. There are higher multicellular or relatively simple unicellular organisms and even subcellular structures. That almost all the different organisms can indeed be distinguished requires that their shape as such, or the individual structural elements into which the organisms can be dissected, deviate to a great extent from basic geometric structures. Such basic structures are, for example, spheres, ellipsoids, or round columns with hemispheres attached to both ends.

Keywords

Pattern Formation Cytoplasmic Streaming Secondary Nucleus Chloroplast Type Hair Whorl 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. G. Schweiger
    • 1
  • Sigrid Berger
    • 1
  1. 1.Max Planck Institute for Cell BiologyLadenburg near HeidelbergFederal Republic of Germany

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