epicuticular


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epicuticular

(ˌɛpɪkjuːˈtɪkjʊlə)
adj
pertaining to the epicuticle
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Epicuticular hydrocarbons of Drosophila pseudoobscura (Diptera; Drosophilidae).
(7.) Villaverde ML, Girotti SJ, Mijailovsky SJ, Pedrini N, Juarez P Volatile secretions and epicuticular hydrocarbons of the beetle Ulomoides dermestoides.
Traits such as the physical properties of the leaves (thickness, hardness, texture, epicuticular wax, and surface hairiness), chemical properties (allelochemical), and nutritional properties influence the amount of leaf consumed by an insect (SMITH, 2005, HANLEY et al., 2007).
The long-chain n-alkanes ([C.sub.27] to [C.sub.31]) and n-alkanols and n-fatty acids ([C.sub.26] to [C.sub.32]) are the main components of epicuticular waxes of higher plants, whereas algae are dominated by shorter-chain n-alkanes ([C.sub.17] to [C.sub.21]) and n-alkanols and n-fatty acids ([C.sub.14] to [C.sub.18]).
Bjerre, "Enhanced ethanol production by removal of cutin and epicuticular waxes of wheat straw by plasma assisted pretreatment," Biomass and Bioenergy, vol.
involved in epicuticular wax biosynthesis and pollen fertility," The Plant Cell, vol.
[24] found that the rate of moisture loss and epicuticular wax content of three New Mexican-type pepper fruit were negatively correlated, suggesting that this natural wax was a good barrier to moisture loss.
More recently, Otoide (2014) reported damages such as eroded epicuticular wax, epidermal cell alterations, plugged stomatal apertures, blurred epidermal surfaces, polluted cells, ruptured stomatal ledges and eroded cell walls observed on the leaf epidermis of Polyalthia longifolia, Digitaria gayana and Trianthemaportulacastrum growing very close to exhaust-pipes of power generators.
Epicuticular waxes from Solanum nigrum complex: chemotaxonomic implications.
La cera epicuticular ha sido de gran interes en estudios botanicos, pero su mencion es rara respecto a su pre-sencia en los tricomas.