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Author Richards, A. Glenn
Title Integument of Arthropods : The Chemical Components and Their Properties, the Anatomy and Development, and the Permeability
Imprint Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 1951
©1951
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Descript 1 online resource (428 pages)
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Note Intro -- Table of Contents -- 1 Introduction -- SECTION I. THE CHEMICAL COMPONENTS, THEIR COMBINATIONS, THEIR PROPERTIES -- 2 Glucosamine, N-acetylglucosamine, Chitobiose, and Chitin -- 3 Chitin Derivatives and Metabolic Sources -- 4 The Detection and Estimation of Chitin -- 5 The Distribution of Chitin in the Animal and Plant Kingdoms -- 6 The Decomposition of Chitin and Cuticle in Nature -- 7 Proteins -- 8 Polyphenols and Enzymes -- 9 Mixed Polymers -- 10 Pigments -- 11 Lipids -- 12 Inorganic Constituents and Calcification -- 13 The Percentages of Cuticular Components -- 14 Unknown Chemical Components -- 15 The Physical Properties of Cuticle and Cuticular Components -- SECTION II. THE MICROANATOMY AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE INTEGUMENT -- 16 The General Structure -- 17 Historical and Taxonomic Résumé -- 18 The Epicuticle, or Nonchitinous Cuticle -- 19 The Procuticle, or Chitinous Cuticle -- 20 Differentiation of the Procuticle -- 21 Physical Colors -- 22 The Epidermis -- 23 The Oenocytes, Blood Cells, and Basement Membrane -- 24 Molting -- 25 Muscle Attachments, Tendons, and Apophyses -- 26 Wings, Gills, Epidermal Glands, Etc. -- 27 The Tracheal System -- 28 Sculpturing, Sensillae, and Miscellaneous Structures -- SECTION III. THE PERMEABILITY OF THE CUTICLE -- 29 General Remarks on the Permeability of the Cuticle -- 30 The Penetration of Water and Gases -- 31 The Penetration of Electrolytes, Nonelectrolytes, and Insecticides -- Bibliographical Index of Authors -- Subject Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X
This critical monograph presents a review and synthesis of the literature on the chemical, physical, and biological aspects of the integument of arthropod animals. The volume covers and collates material published through 1949 on the chemical and physical
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Link Print version: Richards, A. Glenn Integument of Arthropods : The Chemical Components and Their Properties, the Anatomy and Development, and the Permeability Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press,c1951 9780816600731
Subject Arthropoda
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