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shell calcification

The precipitation of calcium carbonate onto the organic matrix of a shell, such as a mollusc shell. [GOC:mah, PMID:15132736]
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2017
Highly Cited
2017
Bivalves have evolved a range of complex shell forming mechanisms that are reflected by their incredible diversity in shell… Expand
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2014
2014
Barnacles are major sessile components of the intertidal areas worldwide, and also one of the most dominant fouling organisms in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Clumped isotopes analyses in modern land snail shells are reported and used to interpret shell oxygen isotopes within the context… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Shell matrix proteins (SMPs) that are embedded within calcified layers of mollusc shells are believed to play an essential role… Expand
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2008
2008
Abstract In order to better constrain the factors controlling the calcification rate in planktonic foraminifera, and to assess… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Among molluscs, the shell biomineralization process is controlled by a set of extracellular macromolecular components secreted by… Expand
1998
1998
The coiled shell of gastropods begins as a cap‐shaped lens of organic and calcified material that covers the posterior dorsal… Expand
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Much is known about the effects of high environmental temperature (HT) on egg production, but very little is understood about the… Expand
Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Recent studies have uncovered a synaptic process with properties required for an intermediate step in memory storage. Calcium… Expand
Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Larvae of the shallow-water marine gastropod Cymatium parthenopeum show no appreciable shell calcification and no demonstrable… Expand