cytoplasmic streaming


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cytoplasmic streaming

[‚sīd·ə′plaz·mik ′strem·iŋ]
(cell and molecular biology)
Intracellular movement involving irreversible deformation of the cytoplasm produced by endogenous forces.
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For example, it has been known for years that auxin affects cytoplasmic streaming in root hairs (Sweeney, 1944); if auxin action is mediated by [Ca.
1993) studied the effects of ammonium, nitrate, and aluminum on cytoplasmic streaming in wheat (Triticum aestivum) root hairs.
Root hairs of some species are large enough to allow microelectrodes (Bertl & Felle, 1985; Ullrich & Novacky, 1990) and micropipettes to be inserted without disturbing either cytoplasmic streaming or cell elongation (Lew, 1991).
D), auxin has been shown to influence cytoplasmic streaming in root hairs, but this does not seem to be mediated via changes in [Ca.
The cytoplasmic streaming response of tomato root hairs to auxin; observations of cytosolic calcium levels.
The cytoskeleton and secretory vesicles in root hairs of Equisetum and Limnobium and cytoplasmic streaming in root hairs of Equisetum.
2+] in cessation of cytoplasmic streaming induced by membrane excitation in Characeae internodal cells.
1983) Control of cytoplasmic streaming by extracellular [Ca.
2+]-controlled cytoplasmic streaming of Characean cells.
In vitro models of tail contraction and cytoplasmic streaming in amoeboid cells.