Chromatophore

Known as: Chromatophores 
The large pigment cells of fish, amphibia, reptiles and many invertebrates which actively disperse and aggregate their pigment granules. These cells… (More)
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2013
2013
Colour patterns of adult fish are produced by several types of pigment cells that distribute in the dermis during juvenile… (More)
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2008
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2008
BACKGROUND It is commonly accepted that a single primary endosymbiosis gave rise to the photosynthetic organelles of plants, the… (More)
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2007
2007
Nature’s best-known example of colorful, changeable, and diverse skin patterning is found in cephalopods. Color and pattern… (More)
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2001
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2001
Pigmentation of the skin is of great social, clinical and cosmetic significance. Several genes that, when mutated, give rise to… (More)
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2000
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2000
All reef-forming corals depend on the photosynthesis performed by their algal symbiont, and such corals are therefore restricted… (More)
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1996
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1996
Neural crest development involves cell-fate specification, proliferation, patterned cell migration, survival and differentiation… (More)
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1986
1986
The relatively simple chromatophore system of the squid, Lolliguncula brevis, was studied with combined behavioural… (More)
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1970
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1970
The skin of the lizard, Anolis carolinensis, changes rapidly from bright green to a dark brown color in response to melanophore… (More)
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1968
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1968
The chromatophore organs of Loligo opalescens are composed of five different types of cells: the chromatophore proper; radial… (More)
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1968
1968
Rapid color changes of amphibians are mediated by three types of dermal chromatophores, xanthophores, iridophores, and… (More)
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