Help me pleasee I'm CONFUSED ! - papaya cells n preservation

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Help me pleasee I'm CONFUSED ! - papaya cells n preservation

Post by bouncy_caramel » Thu Jul 13, 2006 11:06 am

is there any possibility where the plant cell is immersed in hypotonic solution that it burst ?? what happens to cells that are preserved in oils
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Post by xand_3r » Wed Jul 19, 2006 11:22 am

Yes. It depends how hypotonic the solution is. Although plant cells are more resistant since they have a cell wall.

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Post by xand_3r » Wed Jul 19, 2006 2:04 pm

If you keep a cell in oil it will die because the cell membrane is soluble in fats.

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Post by MrMistery » Sat Jul 22, 2006 1:27 pm

If you put a plant cell in a hypotonic solution it will NOT burst. Plant cells are in their best state(refered to as turgid) in such conditions. Their cellulose wall keeps them from bursting.
Yes, keeping a cell in oil would kill it..
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Post by victor » Sat Jul 22, 2006 1:33 pm

not only oil....keeping plant cell in fire also kills it because the fire will change the cell wall (also together with the inside) into carbon dioxide and water...:lol:
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Post by MrMistery » Sat Jul 22, 2006 1:36 pm

in other words, it's not good to keep cells in fire because they will get burned. Imagine that...
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Post by victor » Sat Jul 22, 2006 1:55 pm

I usually mix plant cells (and also my cells) with glycerol and concentrated nitric acid and also sulphate acid as catalyst...the result...BOOM !!! :lol:
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