gravitropism


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gravitropism

[grə′vi·trə‚piz·əm]
(botany)
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Sohn et al., "Arabidopsis P-glycoprotein19 participates in the inhibition of gravitropism by gravacin," Chemistry & Biology, vol.
The SCARECROW (SCR) gene, a transcription factor of GRAS family is essential for normal radial patterning and shoots gravitropism in Arabidopsis thaliana.
Anisotropy of wave velocities in plants: Gravitropism. Physiol.
THE PLANT HORMONE ethylene controls a wide array of plant processes including fruit ripening, fading of flowers, organ shedding (abscission), gravitropism, petiole epinasty, abiotic stress responses, and responses to pathogens (Abeles et al., 1992; Bleecker and Kende, 2000).
* Charles Darwin (1809-1882), although better known for his book on the Origin of Species, also wrote the Power of Movement in Plants, in which he described plants' movement in response to light (phototropism) and gravity (gravitropism).
Among other things, it regulates lateral root formation and the direction in which plants grow, or gravitropism.
Gravitropism and Phototropism of the Internodal Cells of Chara corallina.
There is no shortage of phenomena, from the sensation of gravity, touch, balance, and hearing in animals, gravitropism and thigmo-morphogenesis in plants, to the detection of osmotic forces in all cells including microbes.
Previous studies have found that the SNAREs are involved in a variety of fundamental processes, such as plant cell plate formation (Zheng et al., 2002), cytokinesis (Heese et al., 2001), shoot gravitropism, pathogen defense (Collins et al., 2003).
The effects of auxin on lateral root initiation and root gravitropism in a lateral rootless mutant Lrt1 of rice (Oryza sativa L.).