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Apical complex

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noun

An organ complex of the Apicomplexa that appears as a conical structures on the tapered end (or the apical end) of the cell, and contains rhoptries, micronemes, polar rings, and conoid.


Supplement

The apical complex is said to help the apicomplexan when invading an animal cell.


See also: Apicomplexa


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Mitosis and Meiosis

so the protoderm, ground meristem and procambium are part of the apical meristem? That does explain why I understood it the wrong way: cause ... primary meristem forms, never specifying the RAM is just one big mersitem complex... Maybe you should write a clear botany book that teacherless students ...

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by MrMistery
Sat Mar 15, 2008 4:10 pm
 
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... D. PMID: 2347376 1990 - The role of microfilaments and microtubules in apical growth and dimorphism of Candida albicans. PMID: 2200842 1991 - Requirement ... Actin microfilaments facilitate the retrograde transport from the Golgi complex to the endoplasmic reticulum in mammalian cells. PMID: 11576448 ...

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... cells determined? Epithelial cells are highly polarized, with an apical surface facing the lumen of the cavity and a basolateral surface facing ... extracellular matrix. Epithelial cells have a conserved set of protein complexes, such as the Par3/Par6 complex, which are needed to become polarized. ...

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by Skytroll
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... Epithelial cells polarize along their apico-basal axis and separate apical from basolateral membrane compartments during development. Mature ... division, cell migration, cellular and tissue physiology as well as complex organ morphogenesis. We are interested in the molecular mechanisms ...

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by Skytroll
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... This is loaded with information on just this apical complex. Skytroll

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by Skytroll
Tue May 02, 2006 5:17 pm
 
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