microfibril


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microfibril

[¦mī·krō′fi·brəl]
(cell and molecular biology)
The submicroscopic unit of a microscopic cellular fiber.
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dPF was found to infiltrate the microfibril in the less ordered regions between the elementary fibrils.
Therefore, many studies have been carried out to explore the influence of the in situ created microfibrils on the rheological properties of polymer, such as the shear and elongational viscoelastic behavior [18-20].
These bundles may be distinct from single microfibrils. The red hash marks in Figure 3(a) correspond to the red circles on the line profile and are typically the darkest pixels in the image.
The FBN1gene encodes for fibrillin-1, which is a 350 kDa glycoprotein member of the fibrillin family, that are the major components of microfibrils in the extracellular matrix of elastic and non-elastic tissues.
And the cellulose fibrils were consisting of microfibrils with 3-4 nm in dimension and up to 20 nm for wood cell wall.
Sato et al., "Association study of the elastin microfibril interfacer 1 (EMILIN1) gene in essential hypertension," American Journal of Hypertension, vol.
Figure 3(B-1) shows a region of the microfibril surface smaller than that in Figure 2 (A-1), which allows identifying where the cement paste was deposited.
In plant cell, the arrangement of the cortical microtubules is closely related to cell growth, by which the deposition direction of cell microfibrils is controlled [4].
Southerton, "Transcriptome profiling of Pinus radiata juvenile wood with contrasting stiffness identifies putative candidate genes involved in microfibril orientation and cell wall mechanics, "BMC Genomics, vol.
We hypothesize that the fused pit borders and elongate apertures observed in this study result from a rearrangement of microtubules associated with cellulose microfibril deposition.
muscle microfibril, but the ADP must travel back through the
Cellulose molecules may be as many as 2000 glucose molecules in length, and these long molecules are bundled together in packages to form a microfibril. Groups of microfibrils are wound together much like a steel cable to form a macrofibril.