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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
Significance Eukaryotic photosynthetic organelles (plastids) originated >1 billion y ago via the endosymbiosis of a… Expand
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
Many chameleons, and panther chameleons in particular, have the remarkable ability to exhibit complex and rapid colour changes… Expand
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2015
2015
ABSTRACT Cephalopods are renowned for changing the color and pattern of their skin for both camouflage and communication. Yet, we… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Colour patterns of adult fish are produced by several types of pigment cells that distribute in the dermis during juvenile… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND It is commonly accepted that a single primary endosymbiosis gave rise to the photosynthetic organelles of plants, the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Nature’s best-known example of colorful, changeable, and diverse skin patterning is found in cephalopods. Color and pattern… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
All reef-forming corals depend on the photosynthesis performed by their algal symbiont, and such corals are therefore restricted… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Neural crest development involves cell-fate specification, proliferation, patterned cell migration, survival and differentiation… Expand
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Highly Cited
1968
Highly Cited
1968
Rapid color changes of amphibians are mediated by three types of dermal chromatophores, xanthophores, iridophores, and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1968
Highly Cited
1968
SummaryThe chromatophore organs of Loligo opalescens are composed of five different types of cells: the chromatophore proper… Expand
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