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Shuttle flow

shuttle flow --> 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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ESSENTIAL COMPONENT OF PHOTOSYNTHESIS-CHLOROPHYLL

... and the source of electrons used to reduce P700+ can vary. The electron flow produced by the reaction center chlorophylls is used to shuttle H+ ions across the thylakoid membrane, setting up a chemiosmotic potential mainly used ...

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by dipjyoti
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