cell wall


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cell wall

[¦sel ¦wȯl]
(cell and molecular biology)
A semirigid, permeable structure that is composed of cellulose, lignin, or other substances and that envelops most plant cells.
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Tracheary elements are characterized by patterned secondary cell wall formation and PCD at maturity, which are tightly coupled.
The main feature is that the high-temperature of nanoparticles under AC magnetic fields will drill into cell walls of the bacteria and consequently destroy the bacteria.
Furthermore, lower UF resin loading resulted in higher extractability, consistent with the idea that UF oligomers infiltrate the cell wall, but are so dilute they do not fully polymerize.
DNA-DNA Hybridization and Cell Wall PeptidoglycanAnalysis
Rahway, NJ) and was used as a positive control for cell wall disruptive agents in our experiments.
The cell walls in wood are composed of a primary layer with cellulose fibers spread randomly through it.
Foam properties are expected to depend on several parameters such as density, cell structure, and cell wall properties.
Like wooden beams reinforcing a house, cell walls make up the structural supports of all plants.
cephalosporins) are beta-lactam antibiotics, which produce their bactericidal effect by inhibition of cell wall synthesis.
The authors "hypothesize that certain structural modifications might also occur in the cell wall of strains with high vancomycin MIC, including a thicker cell wall as it has been described in MRSA [methicillin-resistant S.
albicans responds to echinocandins and have shown how the fungus is able to change the structure of its cell wall to render the drug ineffective.
It covers plant anatomy, biochemistry, and metabolism, plant cell biology and cell wall biosynthesis, plant growth and development, plant-microbe interactions, and the use of plant cell walls as a renewable material resource.