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Title: What a Couple of Dimensions Can Do For You: Comparative Developmental Studies Using 4D Microscopy, Examples from Tardigrade Development PDF
Url: http://icb.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2006/02/17/icb.icj012.ful...
Creator: Hejnol, Andreas
Schnabel, Ralf
Publisher: Technische Universiteit Braunschweig
Description: This Integrative and Comparative Biology scholarly paper (11-page PDF) presents a sophisticated method of microscopy, 4D microscopy (3D time-lapse microscopy), which records the entire development of an embryo and allows detailed analyses of events such as cleavage, cell migration, cell death (apoptosis), and cell differentiation during development. Using tardigrade development as an example, this paper demonstrates that the use of 4D microscopy can reveal new characters and corroborate or disapprove old characters. It also discusses results in the light of recent phylogenetic hypotheses regarding the Arthropoda and their probable sister group, the Cycloneuralia, which together form the Ecdysozoa.
LC Classification: Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Evolution -- Phylogenetic relationships
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Natural history (General) -- Microscopy
Science -- Zoology -- Invertebrates -- Arthropoda -- Tardigrada (Water bears)
GEM Subject: Science -- Biology
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Key Concept: Biology
Agriculture -- Zoology
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2006-02-17
Resource Type: Reading Materials
Reference
Science Materials
Format: pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
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Technical School Second Cycle
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Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: The Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology 2006. All rights reserved.
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-08-07 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-11-17 07:12:42 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Microbial Life
Full Record Views: 81
Resource URL Clicks: 6
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