The Cytoskeleton of the Algae

The Cytoskeleton of the Algae

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The Cytoskeleton of the Algae provides a comprehensive examination of the structural features of the cytoskeleton in phylogenetic branches of algae. The book also analyzes the possible functions of cytoskeletal components using structural, physiological, genetic, and molecular approaches. Many taxa are described in detail, mirroring the dramatic progress that has been made in recent years in this new research field. Many unique structural elements and motility phenomena are described for the first time, and other features common to all plant cells, such as cell polarity, cytoplasmic streaming, mitosis, cell wall deposition, and contractile events are analyzed using algae as experimental model systems. The Cytoskeleton of the Algae reflects the enormous impact that research on the algal cytoskeleton has on both phycology and plant cell biology, and it will serve as an excellent reference volume for researchers in this area.... Synura; see Figure 1).21-22-30-31 Additional cytoskeletal microtubules can originate from the nucleus, either as triads (e.g., ... nucleus, Golgi body, and chloroplast complex is a fixed unit held together by the flagellar roots and the chloroplast endoplasmic reticulum (CER) (Figure 1). ... on only one of the chloroplasts, which may necessitate a separate function from the nucleus when orienting (rotating?)anbsp;...

Title:The Cytoskeleton of the Algae
Author:Diedrik Menzel
Publisher:CRC Press - 1992-03-04


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