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cu·tin

(kyū'tin),
A specially prepared, thin, animal membrane used as a protective covering for wounded surfaces.
[L. cutis, skin]

cutin

(kū′tĭn) [L. cutis, skin]
A wax that combines with cellulose to form the cuticle of plants.
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To overcome this issue, that is, to reduce the cutin wind speed and enhance output power in the low wind speed range (e.g., lower than 5 m/s) which is typical for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems' flow condition, Zhao et al.
The epidermal cells possess thick and lignified tangential and radial walls as well as the outer tangential walls covered by cutin like-deposition (Fig.
Only Saudi Arabia, with its low production costs and high production capacity, can enforce a production cutin OPEC.
Acid detergent fiber (ADF) is comprised of lignin, cutin, and cellulose.
Put 1/4 cup olive oil, tomato, 2 onion halves, 1 Y2 garlic heads (cutin half), half bell pepper and bay leaves in pot.
There are evidences which suggest that LTPs are also involved in cutin formation, where they act as carriers of acyl monomers and in the process of cell wall extension [179].
For two edges of an angle region, if the angle between a edge which is conjoined with a triangle and another edge which is tangent to the triangle is [alpha] and the size of the cutin angle is [beta], then the conformity degree of the corner-occupying action is min(a, p)/max([alpha], [beta]).
In the studied Orchidaceae, the cutin deposition forms suprastomatic chambers, which probably maintain a small compartment of humidity above stomata ostiole, reducing the transpiration.
Cutin, a biopolyester composed of [omega]-hydroxy, epoxy, and dicarboxylic acids, is the barrier between the aerial parts of higher plants and their superterranean environments.
The BJT turns on to conduct ESD current as the substrate bias exceeds base-emitter junction cutin voltage 0.7 V.
Cuticle composed of cutin, waxes, and possibly polysaccharides accumulation.