The Collagens of the Mollusca

  • Aurelio Bairati
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 93)


The phylum of Mollusca includes a large number of species which are extremely varied in body shape and size. The molluscs are generally known for their soft body, but above all for having a characteristic shell; although, in fact, many species exist which do not have one.


Collagen Fibril Mytilus Edulis Helix Pomatia Fibril Diameter Helix Aspersa 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aurelio Bairati
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  1. 1.Dipartimento di Fisiologia e Biochimica Generali Sezione di Istologia ed Anatomia UmanaUniversità degli Studi di MilanoMilanoItalia

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