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noun Plural form of vacuole.

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Plant cells have bigger vacuoles than animal cells

Why do plant cells have larger vacuoles than the animal cells?

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by kumar985
Sat Jun 08, 2013 6:31 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Plant cells have bigger vacuoles than animal cells
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Any idea what this might be?

This is under 1000x Oil Immersion, taken from some fuzzy looking material that was growing on a plant in an aquatic environment. It appears to have vacuoles, as well as creases on the top and bottom that almost looked like the beginning of furrowing. Any ideas? http://youtu.be/2y4YDOXNAEA

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by keeblur
Wed Mar 14, 2012 1:06 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Any idea what this might be?
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Views: 1026

Theories - Origin of Life

... in which energy of absorbed photon was spent on a separation of CO2 - C + O2. Moreover, both components would be stocked in separate granules and vacuoles! And this technological structure would require the presence of special membrane rhizoids, which would look in the substrate compounds containing ...

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by LeoPol
Tue Oct 04, 2011 9:35 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Re: Difference between T-Cell and Phagocyte?

... As was mentioned earlier, B cells engulf cells by receptor-mediated endocytosis. Phagocytes engulf the entire pathogen inside food vacuoles and kill the pathogens and release antigens, or present them to B cells through class II MHC molecules. B cells bind *free or presented* antigens ...

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by aptitude
Sun Sep 11, 2011 7:27 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Difference between T-Cell and Phagocyte?
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Views: 55843

Need help with an alien cell (for a plausible fiction)

... is selectively permiable and contains bubble-like organelles which basically substitute for plastids (all types), mitochondria, lisosomes and vacuoles (all types). These bubble-like bodies are called Ebulloids (derived from the Latin for "bubbles") and have the ability to morph into ...

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by TemporalV01D
Tue Feb 08, 2011 1:48 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Need help with an alien cell (for a plausible fiction)
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