plant cell

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Noun1.plant cell - a cell that is a structural and functional unit of a plant
cell - (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals
cell wall - a rigid layer of polysaccharides enclosing the membrane of plant and prokaryotic cells; maintains the shape of the cell and serves as a protective barrier
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MELBOURNE, Australia, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists from IBM Research (NYSE: IBM), the University of Melbourne and the University of Queensland have moved a step closer to identifying the nanostructure of cellulose -- the basic structural component of plant cell walls.
The plant cell culture technology of PhytoCellTec was used to produce in a sustainable way Saponaria pumila cells.
Despite significant advances in understanding the mechanism controlling the mycorrhizal symbiosis, we still do not really understand how plants influence the fungal growth through the plant cell wall, and how the AM fungus is able to cross the plant cell wall.
15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the plant cell culture market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes DianaPlantSciences with the 2014 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Visionary Innovation Leadership.
DianaPlantSciences, Portland, OR, is offering a limited number of research and development partnerships to companies in the nutrition industry interested in producing novel, proprietary ingredients through plant cell culture technology.
based Joint BioEnergy Institute at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have found a microbe living in the soil of Puerto Rico's El Yunque National Forest that can dissolve lignin, that tough woody polymer in plant cell walls that proves to be such an obstacle in cellulosic biofuel production.
It covers plant anatomy, biochemistry, and metabolism, plant cell biology and cell wall biosynthesis, plant growth and development, plant-microbe interactions, and the use of plant cell walls as a renewable material resource.
These genetic segments prompt production of different proteins from the same gene that attack different compounds within the plant cell wall.
We are excited by the breadth of Protalix's unique plant cell culture bioreactor platform, the quality of the management team and the prospects for the company's products and technology, particularly its lead product for the treatment of Gaucher Disease, which is progressing through the clinical development process," stated Dr.
a privately held specialized pharmaceutical company and a leader in the use of proprietary plant cell fermentation technology to produce high value medicines without the need for plant harvesting, elaborate chemical synthesis, or utilization of mammalian, yeast, or microbial organisms.
Nick Carpita will head the investigation into the formation, development and growth of plant cell walls.