Cilia, Ciliated Epithelium, and Ciliary Activity: International Series of Monographs on Pure and Applied Biology: Modern Trends in Physiological Sciences

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by José A. Rivera (Author), P. Alexander (Editor), Z. M. Bacq (Editor)

 

Cilia, Ciliated Epithelium, and Ciliary Activity: International Series of Monographs on Pure and Applied Biology: Modern Trends in Physiological Sciences

by José A. Rivera (Author), P. Alexander (Editor), Z. M. Bacq (Editor)

Cilia, Ciliated Epithelium, and Ciliary Activity reviews the state of knowledge of the activity of cilia and of the role these structures play in maintaining the normal physiology of the body, especially in the respiratory and genital systems. It relates the diversity of manifestations shown by cilia and ciliated epithelium in health and disease, and the effect of the physicochemical agents studied which influence the life and death of these structures. 
The volume is organized into five sections. Section A provides a general discussion on the history of studies on the ciliated epithelium; the distribution and morphology of cilia; development, regeneration and transformation of ciliated cells; and culture of cilia and ciliated epithelium. Section B deals with ciliary activity while Section C examines the effects of physical and chemical agents on cilia. Section D takes up the function of cilia. Section E contains a list of references of the literature on these topics from the historical beginning of studies in the field to the time of writing. 
This volume is intended to be a ready-made reference source for workers in the fields of biological sciences and medicine.

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  • File Size: 57904 KB
  • Publisher: Pergamon (September 21, 2017)
  • Language: English