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Anchorage-dependent cell



A cell that needs a stable or inert surface for cell growth, division, and spreading.


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... plankton. Many plankton are made up of animal units with the necessary cell flexibility for rapid constant movement; that contain plants the photosynthesis of which feeds them. In return the plants have a safe anchorage and protection inside the body of the animal. Lichens of course are ...

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The Fiber Disease

... of gram-negative bacteria. Mycobacteria contain mycolic acid in their cell walls [82]. And only bacteria employ right-handed amino acids in their ... and their targets "pathogen-associated molecular paterns"anchorage between the nanorobot and the bacterium assuming a single-lipid ...

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Eukaryotic cells contain a supportive meshwork of fine fibers collectively called the cytoskeleton.The ... and reassemble elsewhere in the cell.Other important functions are to provide anchorage for organelles and to act as tracks along which organelles can move within the ...

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Thu Nov 24, 2005 12:32 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cytoskeleton
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