Study of the adhesive organs of echinoderm invertebrates: tube feet,larval adhesive organs, Cuvierian tubules. Measurement of adhesion forces and recognition of the factors that act upon them; ultrastructural description of the adhesive and deadhesive cells, purification and characterization of the adhesive proteins; cloning and sequencing of the genes coding for these proteins and study of their expression during the animal life cycle.
adhesion, echinodermata, tube feet, larvae, cuvierian tubules, biofouling
|Centre interuniversitaire de biologie marine||unknown|
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