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Phloem fiber

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noun

The sclerenchyma fibers in the phloem of many vascular plants. Its function is to provide mechanical support to plants.


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Phloem fiber is one of the major components of the phloem. The other components are:

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yet another eukaryote question

... also cells with more nuclei: the osteoclast and the skeletical muscle fiber are only a few. There are also eukaryotic cells that lose their nuclei on their way to specialisation: the adult mamal red blood cell and the phloem cell. But they are still eukaryotic cells since they had it once :lol: ...

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by MrMistery
Sat Oct 22, 2005 4:53 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: yet another eukaryote question
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