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Song characteristics are age dependent in the willow warbler, Phylloscopus trochilus
Theory predicts that sexually selected characters should be condition dependent if they are to be used as honest signals of male quality. One consequence of this dependence is that young and olderExpand
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NEUROBIOLOGY OF ECHINODERMATA
During the past ten years much information has been added to our knowledge of nerve and muscle systems of echinoderms.
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The significance of the radial nerve cords in asteroids and echinoids
  • J. L. Cobb
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Zeitschrift für Zellforschung und Mikroskopische…
  • 2004
SummaryThe radial nerve cords of a number of different species of echinoids and asteroids have been examined with the electron microscope. They have been shown to consist of tracts of small nakedExpand
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THE NEUROBIOLOGY OF THE ECTONEURAL/HYPONEURAL SYNAPTIC CONNECTION IN AN ECHINODERM
The nervous system of echinoderms consists of two parts, the ectoneural and the hyponeural. The latter is purely motor in function and of mesodermal origin. It is separated from the main ectoneuralExpand
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The innervation of the ampulla of the tube foot in the starfish Astropecten irregularis
  • J. L. Cobb
  • Biology
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society of London…
  • 6 June 1967
In the ampullae of the starfish Astropecten irregularis extensions stretch from the main soma of the muscle cells down the seams of the ampullae into bulbs of tissue in the tube feet. TheirExpand
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A specific ringer solution for the plaice (Pleuronectes platessa L.)
Following analysis of the serum of the blood of the plaice (Pleuronectes platessa L.), a Ringer solution specific for this fish has been devised and tested. It has proved a satisfactory physiologicalExpand
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The fine structure of the heart of the teleost, Pleuronectes platessa L.
  • R. Santer, J. L. Cobb
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Zeitschrift für Zellforschung und Mikroskopische…
  • 2004
SummaryTissue from the four chambers of the heart of the plaice (Pleuronectes platessa, L.) has been examined in the electron microscope in order to describe the morphology of the heart at a fineExpand
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Studies on the avian gizzard: The development of the gizzard and its innervation
SummaryThe development of the chick gizzard and its innervation have been studied using histochemical techniques and light and electronmicroscopy. In Hamburger-Hamilton stage 28–29 (6-day old)Expand
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An ultrastructural study of the dermal papulae of the starfish, Asterias rubens, with special reference to innervation of the muscles
  • J. L. Cobb
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Cell and Tissue Research
  • 13 March 1978
SummaryThe ultrastructure of the dermal papulae of a starfish (Asterias rubens) is consistent with a respiratory function. The present study has shown no regions specialized for excretory mechanisms.Expand
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A comparative study on the innervation and the vascularization of the bulbus arteriosus in teleost fish
SummaryThe structure of the bulbus arteriosus of a wide range of teleost fish is described with particular reference to the vascularization and innervation. The adventitia of the organ consists ofExpand
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