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Cytoplasmic streaming

Cytoplasmic streaming

(Science: cell biology) bulk flow of the cytoplasm of cells. most conspicuous in large cells such as amoebae and the internodal cells of chara where the rate of movement may be as high as 100 m/sec.

See: cyclosis.

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Re: plants' intelligence (neurosensing)

... These action potentials can influence processes such as actin-based cytoplasmic streaming, plant organ movements, wound responses, respiration, photosynthesis and flowering.[2][3][4]" ...

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by biba56
Tue Feb 14, 2012 6:01 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: plants' intelligence (neurosensing)
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Cell Structures

... There are of course ways for cells to overcome this barrier, such as cytoplasmic streaming, infolding of the plasma membrane and the presence of vacuoles in the cell. The microvilli ...

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by smellor
Sat Sep 27, 2008 9:40 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cell Structures
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Does cell rotate/spin counter clockwise

Are you possibly referring to cytoplasmic streaming?

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by LittleBeaver
Sat Jan 26, 2008 6:58 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Does cell rotate/spin counter clockwise
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cytoplasmic streaming

The explanation i can gather for how cytoplasmic streaming occurs is below: Cytoplasmic streaming is due to convection around the heat generated by mitochondria. ...

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by philie12
Mon Aug 14, 2006 11:05 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cytoplasmic Streaming-- PLEASE help me!
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Views: 16657

Behaviour of Amoebozoans

... So, if the movements are similar, then what are the functions for the cytoplasmic movement of Physarum? A very good question you have asked here. ... by biologist and protozoologist. Amoeboid movement or cytoplasmic streaming has yet to be fully understood, however there are many theories ...

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by Ken Ramos
Sat Mar 11, 2006 10:52 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Behaviour of Amoebozoans
Replies: 28
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