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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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2017
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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2015
2015
Eggshell is a bioceramic composed of 95% calcium carbonate mineral and 3.5% organic matrix. Its structural organisation is… Expand
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2011
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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2011
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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2007
2007
Among molluscs, the shell biomineralization process is controlled by a set of extracellular macromolecular components secreted by… Expand
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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
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1987
1987
The incidence of eggs showing abnormal shell calcification amongst those produced by hens kept in individual battery cages, hens… Expand
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1984
Highly Cited
1984
Recent studies have uncovered a synaptic process with properties required for an intermediate step in memory storage. Calcium… Expand
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1984
1984
Larvae of the shallow-water marine gastropod Cymatium parthenopeum show no appreciable shell calcification and no demonstrable… Expand
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