Sponges - Cellular Motility and Co-ordination

Producer: SFRS (Service du Film de Recherche Scientifique)

 General presentation of the structure and physiology of sponges, analysed in relation to the motor behaviour of cells and tissues. Includes movement and differentiation of cells during the morphogenesis (action of various drugs); water circulation facilitated by choanocytes (flagellate cells); and physiology and structural support of contractile, rhythmic and spontaneous activity. Filmed in accelerated microcinematography.


Language: French
Year of production: 1978
Format: DVD
Running time: 24 mins.
Price: Individual use: €20.00 (Europe), €20.00 (rest of the world); Institutional use: €35.00 (Europe), €35.00 (rest of the world).
Note: The original title of this program is Motricité cellulaire et coordination chez les éponges