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(Science: cell biology) cylindrical membrane lined channel through a plasmodesma, linking the cisternae of endoplasmic reticulum in the two cells.

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... their corresponding junctions in animals(gap junctions) at a 0.1 micrometers. Also wider: 20-40 nm. - running through the center is a cylindrical desmotubule which is continuous with the smooth ER. between the outside of the desmotubule and the inner face of the cylindrical channel formed by the ...

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by MrMistery
Sat Sep 01, 2007 5:49 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: about plasmodesmata
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