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Author Lowenstam, Heinz A. (Heinz Adolf), 1912-1993.

Title On biomineralization / Heinz A. Lowenstam, Stephen Weiner
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1989
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 324 pages) : illustrations
Contents CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 2 MINERALS AND MACROMOLECULES; CHAPTER 3 BIOMINERALIZATION PROCESSES; CHAPTER 4 PROTOCTISTA; CHAPTER 5 CNIDARIA; CHAPTER 6 MOLLUSCA; CHAPTER 7 ARTHROPODA; CHAPTER 8 ECHINODERMATA; CHAPTER 9 CHORDATA; CHAPTER 10 SOME NONSKELETAL FUNCTIONS IN BIOMINERALIZATION; CHAPTER 11 ENVIRONMENTAL INFLUENCES ON BIOMINERALIZATION; CHAPTER 12 EVOLUTION OF BIOMINERALIZATION; REFERENCES; INDEX
Summary This work addresses the question of why minerals form in a large variety of organisms, from bacteria to man. The authors discuss the basic principles of mineral formation by organisms, and compare the various mineralization processes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 252-308) and index
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Subject Biomineralization.
Minerals in the body.
Form Electronic book
Author Weiner, Stephen, 1948-
LC no. 88015119
ISBN 0195049772
1280440007
1423736176 (electronic bk.)
1601296606
9780195049770
9781280440007
9781423736172 (electronic bk.)
9781601296603