Tonoplast

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tonoplast

[′tän·ə‚plast]
(botany)
The membrane surrounding a plant-cell vacuole.

Tonoplast

 

the membrane that surrounds a cell vacuole, similar in structure to the membranes of the endoplasmic network. Tonoplasts have selective permeability and the capacity for active transport of ions.

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antiporters of plasma membrane and tonoplast, respectively.