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Peter Funch

Cycliophora: An Emergent Model Organism for Life Cycle Studies

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Cycliophora : An Emergent Model Organism for Life Cycle Studies. / Funch, Peter.

Handbook of Marine Model Organisms in Experimental Biology: Established and Emerging. ed. / Agnès Boutet; Schierwater Bernd. Boca Raton : CRC Press, 2021. p. 259-270.

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Harvard

Funch, P 2021, Cycliophora: An Emergent Model Organism for Life Cycle Studies. in A Boutet & S Bernd (eds), Handbook of Marine Model Organisms in Experimental Biology: Established and Emerging. CRC Press, Boca Raton, pp. 259-270. https://doi.org/10.1201/9781003217503-14

APA

Funch, P. (2021). Cycliophora: An Emergent Model Organism for Life Cycle Studies. In A. Boutet, & S. Bernd (Eds.), Handbook of Marine Model Organisms in Experimental Biology: Established and Emerging (pp. 259-270). CRC Press. https://doi.org/10.1201/9781003217503-14

CBE

Funch P. 2021. Cycliophora: An Emergent Model Organism for Life Cycle Studies. Boutet A, Bernd S, editors. In Handbook of Marine Model Organisms in Experimental Biology: Established and Emerging. Boca Raton: CRC Press. pp. 259-270. https://doi.org/10.1201/9781003217503-14

MLA

Funch, Peter "Cycliophora: An Emergent Model Organism for Life Cycle Studies". and Boutet, Agnès Bernd, Schierwater (editors). Handbook of Marine Model Organisms in Experimental Biology: Established and Emerging. Chapter 14, Boca Raton: CRC Press. 2021, 259-270. https://doi.org/10.1201/9781003217503-14

Vancouver

Funch P. Cycliophora: An Emergent Model Organism for Life Cycle Studies. In Boutet A, Bernd S, editors, Handbook of Marine Model Organisms in Experimental Biology: Established and Emerging. Boca Raton: CRC Press. 2021. p. 259-270 https://doi.org/10.1201/9781003217503-14

Author

Funch, Peter. / Cycliophora : An Emergent Model Organism for Life Cycle Studies. Handbook of Marine Model Organisms in Experimental Biology: Established and Emerging. editor / Agnès Boutet ; Schierwater Bernd. Boca Raton : CRC Press, 2021. pp. 259-270

Bibtex

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