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(Science: plant biology) Sticky mixture of carbohydrates in plants.

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... distinct cell surfaces formed by specifically arranged protein fibrils and organelle-like structures, which may be involved in the secretion of mucilage during locomotion. The possible role of these ultrastructural features, as well as consequences for understanding the molecular basis of gliding ...

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by London
Wed May 03, 2006 7:17 am
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Topic: The Fiber Disease
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