Calcium Pulses, Waves, and Gradients in Early Development
Free Ca2+ ions are among the half dozen or so small ions or molecules whose changing patterns within cells is in immediate control of their growth, development, behavior, and death. This chapter focuses on the role of free Ca2+ in activating eggs and in the development of pattern.
KeywordsFree Calcium Calcium Wave Inositol Trisphosphate Vertebrate Line Sand Dollar
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