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Plasmatubules - real modifications of the plasmalemma

Chaffey, N and Harris, N (1986) 'Plasmatubules - real modifications of the plasmalemma.' Nordic Journal of Botany, 6 (5). pp. 599-607. ISSN 0107-055X

Abstract

Plasmatubules are specific (approximately 20 nm diameter) evaginations of the plasmalemma, found at sites where high solute flux from apoplast to symplast is known, or inferred, to occur for short periods. First described in the distal, endosperm, end of barley scutellar epithelial cells, their structure has subsequently been confirmed using a range of both aqueous and non-aqueous fixation techniques. Plasmatubules have now been described in a range of tissues and species, and examination of published micrographs indicates that this range could be extended further.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
Q Science > QK Botany
Divisions: College of Liberal Arts
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2015 12:21
Last Modified: 29 Apr 2016 14:12
URI: http://researchspace.bathspa.ac.uk/id/eprint/6351
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