The Selachian Egg Case Collagen

  • Stephen Hunt
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 93)


Although common in invertebrate animals extracellular secreted structural materials wholely separate from the soma are uncommon in the vertebrates. Keratinized structures for example are intracellular and for their functional life part of the animal epidermal organization.


Collagen Fibril Capsule Wall Shell Gland Eggshell Membrane Trimethylamine Oxide 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephen Hunt
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  1. 1.Dept. of Biological SciencesUniversity of LancasterBailrigg, LancasterGt. Britain

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