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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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.