laticifer


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laticifer

[lā′tis·ə·fər]
(botany)
A latex duct found in the mid-cortex of certain plants.
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Ontogeny and cytochemistry of alkaloidal vesicles in laticifers of Papaver somniferum, American Jour.Bot, (64): 541-551.
The fact that both anas and non-a laticifers are found in different genera of tribe Colocasieae suggests a point from which to investigate their potential evolutionary relationships or trends.
The role of phloem sieve elements and laticifers in the biosynthesis and accumulation of alkaloids in opium poppy.
Latex, a suspension of diverse, colloidal particles in liquid can be found in specific cells (laticifers) in a large variety of plant species.
elastica both produce their rubber in the form of rubber particles in laticifers, a complex anastomasized cell system that forms pipes, which can then be tapped allowing latex to bleed out.
Revisiting the enzymes stored in the laticifers of Carica papaya in the context of their possible participation in the plant defence mechanism.
Latex is present in giant cells known as non-articulated laticifers. These laticifers have unusual growth characteristics; they elongate indefinitely and have the ability to grow intrusively between other cells.
(2016) reported similar laticifers in mantle and sporocarp while investigating the ECM formed by Lactifluus.
Serpe MD, Muir AJ, Keidel AM (2001) Localization of cell wall polysaccharides in nonarticulated laticifers of Asclepias speciosa Torr.