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Keywords: Porcellio scaber
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (10): 1749–1756.
Published: 15 April 2004
...Andreas Ziegler; Dirk Weihrauch; Monica Hagedorn; David W. Towle; Reiner Bleher SUMMARY The formation and resorption of CaCO 3 by epithelial cell layers require epithelial transport of protons. We used the anterior sternal epithelium of the terrestrial isopod Porcellio scaber as a model to study...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (13): 2167–2175.
Published: 01 July 2003
...Monica Hagedorn; Dirk Weihrauch; David W. Towle; Andreas Ziegler SUMMARY The anterior sternal epithelial cells of the terrestrial isopod Porcellio scaber transport large amounts of calcium during the formation and resorption of intermittent calcium carbonate deposits. Recent investigations...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (13): 1935–1942.
Published: 01 July 2002
... crystals in permeabilised anterior and posterior sternal epithelium cells of Porcellio scaber during Ca 2+ -transporting and non-transporting stages of the moulting cycle using polarised-light microscopy. The results indicate ATP-dependent uptake of Ca 2+ into organelles. Half-maximal crystal growth...
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J Exp Biol (1992) 164 (1): 189–203.
Published: 01 March 1992
...JONATHAN C. WRIGHT; MICHAEL J. O'DONNELL Active water vapour absorption in Porcellio scaber is associated with the endogenous production of strongly hyperosmotic fluid in the pleoventral chamber (pleoventralraum; PV). Pre-desiccated animals show increased pleon fluid secretion within 1–2 min...