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Mesophyll

mesophyll

(Science: plant biology) tissue found in the interior of leaves, made up of photosynthetic (parenchyma) cells, also called chlorenchyma cells.

Consists of relatively large, highly vacuolated cells, with many chloroplasts. Includes palisade parenchyma and spongy mesophyll. The internal [[tissue of a plant, barring the vascular bundles.


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Palisade Mesophyll

Why is palisade mesophyll unusual?

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by Shanique
Wed Nov 16, 2011 8:30 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Palisade Mesophyll
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Transpiration - please help!

... as it is what hold the water molecules together and push it up the xylem. During Transpiration, water on the cell walls of the spongy mesophyll cells evaporate, leaving a thin layer of water due to the presence of hydrophilic cell wall of the plants which holds onto the water. Due ...

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by Pokie
Tue Aug 02, 2011 7:47 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Transpiration - please help!
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Re: PROKARYOTE VS EUKARYOTE PHOTOSYNTHESIS

... are different in both. For example when we see the higher plants which are an example of eukaryotic cells, the chloroplasts present mainly in the mesophyll tissues in the leaves. Each cell of mesophyll has 20-100 chloroplasts. Chloroplast has double membrane envelops that encloses a dense fluid ...

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by sara135
Tue Jul 12, 2011 11:57 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: PROKARYOTE VS EUKARYOTE PHOTOSYNTHESIS
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Photosynthesis question

in C4 photosynthesis, does carbon fixation take place in the mesophyll and then transferred to the bundle-sheath cells where CO2 is released for entry into the Calvin Cycle? Or have I got this all wrong? Thanks

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by seders99
Sat Apr 04, 2009 11:54 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Photosynthesis question
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help on plant cells urgently please!!!!!!

i need to know when the following cells differentiate and from what cells do they originate -palisade mesophyll cell -guard cell -root hair cell please help me ASAP!! thanks

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by francesca121
Thu Jan 01, 2009 10:28 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: help on plant cells urgently please!!!!!!
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