plasmalemma


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plas·ma·lem·ma

 (plăz′mə-lĕm′ə)
[plasma + Greek lemma, husk; see lemma2.]

plasmalemma

(ˌplæzməˈlɛmə) or

plasma membrane

n
(Biology) other names for cell membrane

cell′ mem`brane


n.
the semipermeable membrane enclosing the cytoplasm of a cell.
[1865–70]
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1,2] B2M is present on the plasmalemma of many cells, including infiltrating lymphocytes and salivary gland epithelial cells, and its increased levels in saliva may be related to salivary gland inflammatory activity in SS.
The basal plasmalemma showed tight junctional complexes with adjacent cell membrane and in certain areas distinct intercellular canaliculi were present between the cells.
The radical scavenger vitamin E has been used to neutralize harmful reactive species and to mimic the lipid structures of blood cell plasmalemma and lipoprotein particles when used in the vitamin E-coated dialyzer membrane.
Phytochromes are present in several cell organelles as well as in outer cell membrane - plasmalemma (Hernandez et al.
5 mM might have eliminated the toxic ROS, whereas sperm plasmalemma saturated with melatonin at 1.
Interestingly, cg01610636 in PLVAP (chromosome 19) encoding plasmalemma vesicle associated protein, as well as cg21022949 located 19.
For example, the higher concentration of Ni in the leaves of phryganic species may enhance the permeability across the plasmalemma, leading to the free flow of nutrients (Gerendas and Sattelmacher 1999).
001); this was indicative of damage to the hepatocyte plasmalemma as reported earlier.
The intense retention of Pb in the roots is related to its high affinity to the negative charges of the cell wall, especially in external tissues (rhizodermis and cortex), and to physiological barrier of Casparian strips and plasmalemma of endodermal cells, which restrict the access of Pb to the xylem, reducing its translocation to the shoots (Zhivotovsky et al.
On the other hand, LiCl adapted lines maintained significantly lower levels of Na+ than un-adapted and PEG adapted lines, indicating the mechanisms to restrict the Na+ ions at plasmalemma.