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Biophysical control of microfibril orientation in plant cell walls
Boyd, J. D.
by M. Nijhoff/W. Junk, Distributors for the U.S. and Canada, Kluwer Academic Publishers in Dordrecht, Boston, Hingham, MA, USA
Written in English
Bibliography: p. -178.
|Other titles||Microfibril orientation in plant cell walls.|
|Statement||by J.D. Boyd.|
|LC Classifications||QK725 .B67 1985|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 200 p. :|
|Number of Pages||200|
|LC Control Number||84022709|
Plant cells grow by expandin g their cell walls through a process of controlled polymer CREEP. Because the cells are tightly glued together through their cell walls, cell migration is not possible and plant morphogenesis is mostly a matter of localized cell division and selective cell enlargement. Such enlargement can be impressive. Plant cell walls also contain many proteins and It is known that cortical microtubules are important in determining cellulose microfibril orientation (Wightman and Turner New biophysical and visualization methods will be needed to understand the organization of components in the wall of a single cell. With respect to the challenges of Cited by:
The organization of cellulose microfibrils is critical for the strength and growth of plant cell walls. Microtubules have been shown to play a key role in controlling microfibril organization by. The main purpose of this study is to provide the knowledge and data on the physical, mechanical and nanostructural properties of Acacia mangium wood from Sabah. A further objective was to examine the influence of microfibril angle (MFA) on strength, stiffness, tree age, the distance from pith to bark and the internal structure of the wood and to predict the perfect growth age which produces.
Cell walls primary function is mechanical support. It acts like a skeletal framework of the plants. Cell wall is tough and has high tensile strength. Still plant cell is fully permeable to water and solutes. Plant cell wall has minute water filled channels through which water, hormones and gases passes to and fro. Cell wall, specialized form of extracellular matrix that surrounds every cell of a cell wall is responsible for many of the characteristics that distinguish plant cells from animal cells. Although often perceived as an inactive product serving mainly mechanical and structural purposes, the cell wall actually has a multitude of functions upon which plant life depends.
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Biophysical control of microfibril orientation in plant cell walls Wide variety of microfibril arrangements in plant cell walls. Boyd. Pages Critical preliminary considerations for a new theory on microfibril orientation. Boyd. Pages Biophysics of orientation of microfibrils in surface growth.
Biophysical control of microfibril orientation in plant cell walls Aquatic and terrestrial plants including trees.
Authors: Boyd, J.D. Free Preview. Biophysical control of microfibril orientation in plant cell walls: Aquatic and terrestrial plants including trees (Forestry Sciences) Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed.
Edition by J.D. Boyd (Author) › Visit Amazon's J.D. Boyd Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See Cited by: 7. Get this from a library. Biophysical Biophysical control of microfibril orientation in plant cell walls book of microfibril orientation in plant cell walls: aquatic and terrestrial plants including trees.
[J D Boyd]. Get this from a library. Biophysical control of microfibril orientation in plant cell walls: Aquatic and terrestrial plants including trees. [J D Boyd] -- Within the extreme diversity of aquatic and terrestrial plant genera, each has characteristic cell wall forms.
A number of hypotheses have been advanced to explain differences in microfibril. Boyd J.D. () Biophysics of orientation of microfibrils in surface growth. In: Biophysical control of microfibril orientation in plant cell walls. Forestry Sciences, vol Author: J.
Boyd. Buy (ebook) Biophysical control of microfibril orientation in plant cell walls by J.D. Boyd, eBook format, from the Dymocks online bookstore. Wood cell walls are highly structured, with several layers within the secondary (S) cell wall, of which the S 2 layer is the thickest and the major contributor to the overall properties of the wall.
One of the most important aspects of the cell walls is the angle that the cellulose Cited by: The orientation of cell expansion is a process at the heart of plant morphogenesis. Cellulose microfibrils are the primary anisotropic material in the cell wall and thus are likely to be the main determinant of the orientation of cell expansion.
COBRA (COB) has been identified previously as a potential regulator of cellulose biogenesis. In this study, characterization of a null allele, cob-4 Cited by: Abstract: It is known that the orientation of cellulose microfibrils within plant cell walls has an important impact on the morphogenesis of plant cells and tissues.
Viewing the shape of a plant cell as a square prism or cylinder with the axis aligning with the primary direction of expansion and growth, the orientation of the microfibrils within the cell wall on the sides of the cell is : Mariya Ptashnyk, Brian Seguin. Major components of this continuum are plasmodesmata, highly specialized regions of endoplasmic reticulum which traverse the walls and connect the protoplasts of adjacent cells, microtubules, thought to play important roles in determining the orientation of cellulose microfibrils in the cell wall (Baskin, ), and actin microfilaments which.
Follow J. Boyd and explore their bibliography from 's J. Boyd Author Page. Cell walls, the extracytoplasmic matrices of plant cells, consist of an ordered array of cellulose microfibrils embedded in a matrix of polysaccharides and glycoproteins. This construction is reminiscent of steel rods in reinforced concrete.
How a cell organizes these ordered textures around itself, creating its own desirable environment, is a fascinating by: In the primary walls of growing plant cells, the glucose polymer cellulose is assembled into long microfibrils a few nanometers in diameter.
The rigidity and orientation of these microfibrils control cell expansion; therefore, cellulose synthesis is a key factor in the growth and morphogenesis of plants.
Celery (Apium graveolens) collenchyma is a useful model system for the study of primary Cited by: Book Tracking; Login; Global Website. Change; Home. Subjects. Astronomy; New & Forthcoming Titles Journals, Academic Books & Online Media | Springer. Biophysical control of microfibril orientation in plant cell walls Aquatic and terrestrial plants including trees.
Series. Cell walls are important features of plant cells that perform a number of essential functions, including providing shape to the many different cell types needed to form the tissues and organs of a plant. Forming the interface between adjacent cells, plant cell walls often play important roles in.
Introduction. The arrangement of cellulose microfibrils in plant primary cell walls is directed by cortical microtubules; cylindrical protein filaments composed of heterodimers of α‐ and β‐tubulin (Paredez et al., ).In secondary cell walls of woody plant stems the orientation of cellulose microfibrils influences the strength and flexibility of wood, and therefore its suitability for Cited by: In the primary walls of growing plant cells, the glucose polymer cellulose is assembled into long microfibrils a few nanometers in diameter.
The rigidity and orientation of these microfibrils control cell expansion; therefore, cellulose synthesis is a key factor in the growth and morphogenesis of by: To investigate the biological mechanism by which trees control the changes in microfibril (MF) orientation among secondary cell wall layers of conifer tracheids, we studied seasonal variation in.
Biophysical control of microfibril orientation in plant cell walls: Aquatic and terrestrial plants including trees Book 16 Within the extreme diversity of aquatic and terrestrial plant genera, each has characteristic cell wall forms.
Results of trials using chemical and enzymatic wall extractants for the removal of matrix materials for in situ observations of newly deposited microfibrils are described. Observations were then made of the orientation of microfibrils on the inner walls of differentiating and maturing fibres and parenchyma cells under the by: In higher plants, cellulose is synthesized by plasma membrane–localized cellulose synthase complexes ([CSCs]).
Arabidopsis thaliana GH9A1/KORRIGAN1 is a membrane-bound, family 9 glycosyl hydrolase that is important for cellulose synthesis in both primary and secondary cell walls.
Most previously identified korrigan1 mutants show severe phenotypes such as embryo lethality; Cited by: The cellulose microfibrils of primary cell walls in nonelongating cells form an inter-twined network of fibers with a random orientation (Fig.
). In contrast, the most recently deposited cellulose microfibrils in an elongating cell tend to be laid down at right angles to the long axis of the cell (Fig. ).