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Search Results for: protoplast

Protoplast

Definition noun, plural: protoplasts Plant, bacterial or fungal cell with the cell wall removed using either mechanical or... Read More

Symplast

Definition noun, plural: symplasts (botany) A system of interconnected protoplasts contained by plasmalemma, and linked by... Read More

Organism

An organism refers to a living thing that has an organized structure, can react to stimuli, reproduce, grow, adapt, and... Read More

Plasmolysis

Plasmolysis is the shrinking of protoplasm away from the cell wall of a plant or bacterium. The protoplasmic shrinking is... Read More

Xylem

Xylem Definition Xylem is defined as a plant tissue that transfers water and nutrients from roots to all over the plant... Read More

Element

Element Definition noun plural: elements el‧e‧ment, ˈel.ɪ.mənt (biochemistry) A substance that cannot be... Read More

Xylem fiber

Definition noun, plural: xylem fibers Any of the fibers made up of dead sclerenchyma cells in between the xylem vessels... Read More

Apoplast

Definition noun, plural: apoplasts (botany) The space in between the cells, such as that in the root of a plant, creating a... Read More

Collenchyma

Definition noun, plural: cholenchymas (botany) A fundamental type of tissue in plants characterized by cells with thicker... Read More

Sclereid

Definition noun, plural: sclereids A type of sclerenchyma cell of varying shapes but are typically shorter than sclerenchyma... Read More

Chlorenchyma

Definition noun A parenchyma cell with chloroplasts, and is therefore photosynthetic Supplement Vascular plants are... Read More

Sieve-tube element

Definition noun, plural: sieve tube elements A specialized type of sclerenchyma cell that forms a sieve tube of... Read More

Sieve tube

Definition noun, plural: sieve tubes (botany) Any of the tubes in the phloem comprised of cells joined end-to-end through... Read More

Sieve element

Definition noun (botany) A food-conducting cell in the phloem of vascular plants Supplement The phloem is the vascular... Read More

Phloem sclerenchyma

Definition noun The sclerenchyma cells in the phloem of many vascular plants, and is responsible for providing mechanical... Read More

Xylem vessel

Definition noun, plural: xylem vessels (botany) One of the tracheary elements of xylem that is characterized by being made... Read More

Gene gun

Definition noun A method of transferring large molecules such as DNA into the cell by coupling the DNA to a nanoparticle of... Read More

Xylem parenchyma

Definition noun Parenchyma cells in the xylem tissue and are involved mainly in the storage of carbohydrates, oils, and... Read More

Transgenesis

Definition noun The process of introducing transgene from one organism into another (unrelated) organism or... Read More

Impalefection

Definition noun A method of delivering large molecules into cells using nanomaterials, such as carbon nanofibers, carbon... Read More

Electroporation

Definition noun, plural: electroporations A non-chemical method that transfers the genetic material into the recipient cell... Read More

Phloem fiber

Definition noun (botany) The elongated sclerenchyma cells in the phloem, and is responsible for providing tension strength... Read More

Phloem parenchyma

Definition noun The parenchyma cells in between the sieve tubes of the phloem, and functions primarily for food... Read More

Sonoporation

Definition noun A mechanical method of delivering molecules into the cell using sound, e.g. ultrasonic... Read More

Tracheid

Definition noun, plural: tracheids (botany) A tubular cell in the xylem of vascular plants whose primary function is to... Read More

Sclerenchyma

Definition noun, plural: sclerenchymata, sclerenchymas (botany) A fundamental type of tissue in plants characterized by... Read More

Transfection

Definition noun (molecular biology) The process of deliberate introduction of nucleic acids into a recipient eukaryotic... Read More

Parenchyma

Parenchyma Definition What does parenchyma mean? Let's define the word "parenchyma". Most of the functional tissues in... Read More

Plant cell

Plant Cell Definition A plant cell refers to any cell of a plant. It is the structural and functional unit of plants. Plant... Read More