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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But plant cell walls have some innate defenses that make the process to break them down more difficult and costly than it could be.
- US-based biotechnology companies Phyton Biotech and PellePharm have forged an exclusive partnership to develop a plant cell culture-based process to enable the future renewable production of the raw material for PellePharm's patidegib, an investigational topical therapy for Gorlin Syndrome and High Frequency Basal Cell Carcinoma, the companies said.
Immuno-oncology company Agenus Inc (NASDAQ:AGEN) reported on Thursday the receipt of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's USD1m grant to jointly develop an alternative, plant cell culture-based manufacturing process to ensure the continuous future supply of its QS-21 Stimulon adjuvant to power vaccines.
Their topics include mitochondrial and peroxisomal divisions, mechanisms of organelle inheritance in dividing plant cells, the regulation of plant cell expansion: auxin-induced turgor-driven cell elongation, asymmetric cell division in the zygote of flowering plants: the continuing polarized event of embryo sac development, and death and rebirth: programmed cell death during plant sexual reproduction.
The plant cell culture technology of PhytoCellTec was used to produce in a sustainable way Saponaria pumila cells.
Speaking to media, a spokesperson from the DMR Trading Corp said, “Yes we have released the field test Grove and Grape to help people understand the benefits of Plant Cell Fusion in much better ways.
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.
Additionally the salt ions and especially [Na.sup.+] are directly toxic to the plant cell. Their flux into the cell via unspecific cationic channels leads to a severe inhibition of enzymatic activities and therefore to a general breakdown of metabolic pathways [5].
Now, researchers from the U.S.-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.
Oral GCD is a plant cell expressed form of the glucocerebrosidase enzyme (GCD) that is naturally encapsulated within carrot cells and administered orally.