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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Endospores produced by these isolates become visible inside the vegetative cell after 18 h of incubation (Fig.
Nisin is reported to delay vegetative cell growth and spore outgrowth of some C.
At this stage, the uninucleate microspore underwent an asymmetric mitotic division (microspore mitosis) to give rise to two cells, but the vegetative cell and the generative cell was not observed.
pluvialis has to be maintained in vegetative cell density culture, the NPK (20-5-20) medium is a good tool for this type of culture.
The vegetative cell cytoplasm is very dense, filled with numerous small vesicles, mitochondria, lipidic globules, amyloplasts and ERr with extended cisternae.
At the transition from archesporial cells to sporocytes in mosses and hornworts, special expandable walls of callose or mucopolysaccharide are formed within the vegetative cell walls.
The male gametophyte equals the mature pollen grain that arises in the anther and consists of only three cells (i.e., two sperm cells and a vegetative cell).
Endospores will stain green if the sample is stained with a malachite green spore stain using heat; the vegetative cell will appear red when counterstained with safranin.
According to the process stoichiometry, vegetative cell disappearance rate must be equal to spore-forming cell formation rate.
A detector could signal an alert, even though the agent is benign." What kind of detector sees a large molecule (measured in angstroms) in lieu of a vegetative cell or spore (which is measured in microns)?
Each vegetative cell has the inherent ability to reproduce an entire plant that is genetically identical to the one from which the cell originated.
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.