Biology of Dicyemid Mesozoans

@inproceedings{Furuya2003BiologyOD,
  title={Biology of Dicyemid Mesozoans},
  author={Hidetaka Furuya and Kazuhiko Tsuneki},
  booktitle={Zoological science},
  year={2003}
}
Abstract We reviewed recent advances of some aspects on the biology of dicyemid mesozoans. To date 42 species of dicyemids have been found in 19 species of cephalopod molluscs from Japanese waters. The body of dicyemids consists of 10–40 cells and is organized in a very simple fashion. There are three basic types of cell junction, septate junction, adherens junction, and gap junction. The presence of these junctions suggests not only cell-to-cell attachment, but also cell-to-cell communication… 

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