Chapter 1. Early Studies on Centrioles and Centrosomes

  1. Prof. Dr. Erich A. Nigg
  1. Joseph G. Gall

Published Online: 17 JUN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527603808.ch1

Centrosomes in Development and Disease

Centrosomes in Development and Disease

How to Cite

Gall, J. G. (2005) Early Studies on Centrioles and Centrosomes, in Centrosomes in Development and Disease (ed E. A. Nigg), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527603808.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Max-Planck-Institute of Biochemistry, Department of Cell Biology, Am Klopferspitz 18a, 82152 Martinsried, Germany

Author Information

  1. Department of Embryology, Carnegie Institution of Washington, 115 West University Parkway, Baltimore, MD 21210, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 JUN 2005
  2. Published Print: 27 JUL 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527309801

Online ISBN: 9783527603800

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Keywords:

  • centrosomes in development;
  • centrosomes in disease;
  • centrioles;
  • self-replication;
  • de novo formation;
  • basal bodies;
  • blepharoplasts;
  • DNA

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Pioneering Studies

  • Self-replication versus De Novo Formation

  • Centrioles and Basal Bodies

  • Blepharoplasts

  • The Search for DNA

  • On to Self-assembly

  • References