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Durham writes: 'Through the kindness of Professor M'Intosh, to whom my very best thanks are due, I spent some time last summer at the Marine Laboratory at Saint Andrews. The results given below arose from what were intended to be control experiments in some observations which aimed at determining, if possible, what organ or system of organs is definitely excretory in function in the Echinoderms'.

Annotations in pencil and ink. Includes one page of figures of corpuscles.

Subject: Zoology

Received 5 January 1888. Read 26 January 1888. Communicated by Philip Herbert Carpenter.

A version of this paper was published in volume 43 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'The emigration of amœboid corpuscles in the starfish'.

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Herbert Edward Durham

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Herbert Edward Durham, Paper, 'The emigration of amoeboid corpuscles in the starfish' by Herbert E [Edward] Durham, 1887-1888, PP/11/19, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 24 May 2024

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