vegetative cell


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Related to vegetative cell: spore mother cell, generative cell
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Noun1.vegetative cell - any of the cells of a plant or animal except the reproductive cellsvegetative cell - any of the cells of a plant or animal except the reproductive cells; a cell that does not participate in the production of gametes; "somatic cells are produced from preexisting cells";
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
skin cell - any of the cells making up the skin
epithelial cell - one of the closely packed cells forming the epithelium
neoplastic cell - a cell that is part of tumor
bone cell - a cell that is part of a bone
blood cell, blood corpuscle, corpuscle - either of two types of cells (erythrocytes and leukocytes) and sometimes including platelets
phagocyte, scavenger cell - a cell that engulfs and digests debris and invading microorganisms
visual cell - one of the cells of the retina that is sensitive to light
adipose cell, fat cell - cells composed of fat
muscle cell, muscle fiber, muscle fibre - an elongated contractile cell that forms the muscles of the body
Schwann cell - any cell that covers the nerve fibers in the peripheral nervous system and forms the myelin sheath
nerve cell, neuron - a cell that is specialized to conduct nerve impulses
glial cell, neurogliacyte, neuroglial cell - a cell of the neuroglia
hybridoma - a hybrid cell resulting from the fusion of a lymphocyte and a tumor cell; used to culture a specific monoclonal antibody
labrocyte, mast cell, mastocyte - a large connective tissue cell that contains histamine and heparin and serotonin which are released in allergic reactions or in response to injury or inflammation
stem cell - an undifferentiated cell whose daughter cells may differentiate into other cell types (such as blood cells)
target cell - any cell that has a specific receptor for an antigen or antibody or hormone or drug, or is the focus of contact by a virus or phagocyte or nerve fiber etc.
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The vegetative cell cytoplasm is very dense, filled with numerous small vesicles, mitochondria, lipidic globules, amyloplasts and ERr with extended cisternae.
All cells are derived from an apical cell lineage with each consecutive apical cell dividing into a daughter apical cell and a vegetative cell with the latter proliferating into a group of cells that Douin (Rev Gen.
According to the process stoichiometry, vegetative cell disappearance rate must be equal to spore-forming cell formation rate.
What kind of detector sees a large molecule (measured in angstroms) in lieu of a vegetative cell or spore (which is measured in microns)?
Advanced charophytes thus exhibit a land-plant type of vegetative cell division or "desmoschisis" in which the "parental wall forms part of the wall of the cellular progeny" (Bold & Wynne, 1985: 649).
In this agriculture-related exposure study, the immune sensitivity displayed by migrant workers was directed mainly at spore and vegetative cell components, suggesting that the [Delta]-endotoxin components, at least as presented in BT products, were not very reactive, basically masked as compared to other cellular components.
This was unexpected since the spores would have to germinate on a component of the oil in order to produce a vegetative cell culture.
Plastid division in the anther is synchronous with cell division, except in the vegetative cell during pollen maturation.
As discussed in the patent, Ganeden's probiotic bacteria can be formulated into a variety of delivery mechanisms including infant formulas and rehydration/electrolyte compositions, because the bacterium is presented as a viable, shelf-stable organism, either as a vegetative cell or as a spore.
Identification of Bacillus anthracis by polyclonal antibodies against extracted vegetative cell antigens.
When used, the Virus Guard wipes leave a microscopic layer on surfaces that actively protects against a wide range of viruses and kills both gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, as well as vegetative cells and fungus.
At that time, vegetative cells of bacteria were not considered to be a significant health risk for acidified or fermented food products.