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stone cell

[′stōn ‚sel]
(botany)
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Cai, "Structural characterization and deposition of stone cell lignin in Dangshan Su pear," Scientia Horticulturae, vol.
Zhang et al., "Stone cell distribution and lignin structure in various pear varieties," Scientia Horticulturae, vol.
One of the most prominent manifestations is the increase in the content of stone cells, resulting in rough flesh and poor taste.
Stone cells are formed by secondary thickening and lignin deposition of parenchyma cell wall [32, 41].
Therefore, we proposed that via different pollination on "Dangshan Su," the different males could affect pyr-novel-miR-1443p expression, which subsequently regulated the laccase expression within lignin monomer polymerization process and thus controlled lignin and stone cells synthesis in pear fruit; this result is consistent with Wu and Niu [21, 23].
Instead, it can be indirect regulation through microRNAs, which are regulators of the related laccases, to affect the synthesis of lignin and the formation of stone cells in order to control the quality of pear.
Additionally, the diameter and thickness of the walls of 10 largest stone cells located in the parenchyma adjacent to the hypodermis were measured.
In the parenchyma, there were dividing cells and, additionally, inclusions of stone cells emitting blue light under the UV filter (Figures 6(a), 6(c), and 6(d)).
In both cultivars, deposits of cuboid and cube calcium oxalate crystals and aggregates of stone cells were visible in the innermost hypodermis layers and the outer parenchyma layers.
Moreover, the hypodermis exhibited inclusions of stone cells with narrow lumen and distinct lignin lamellae deposited via apposition (Figure 9(e)).
In the present paper it has been observed that high amounts of tannin materials are frequently accompanied by great numbers of stone cells.
Zhang, "The anatomic study on relationship of stone cells and parenchyma cells during fruit development of Pyrus bretschneideri," Acta Horticulturae Sinica, vol.