stone cell


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stone cell

a cell with thick walls reinforced with lignin, found in the flesh of succulent fruits such as pears. see SCLEREID.
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That means in the different pollination of "Dangshan Su," the effect of male parent to "Dangshan Su" stone cell formation and quality was altered by the microRNA expression quantity of target genes which has the molecular regulation functions and biological processes and is not related to "Dangshan Su" cellular components.
Analysis of Lignin and Stone Cell Content in "Dangshan Su" Different Pollination.
"Dangshan Su" pear by different pollination had the same changing trend of stone cell content, increasing at first, reaching a small peak at 47 d, and then down-up again to reach maximum at 63 d, then decreasing.
Chang, "Study on the stone cell content from different pear varieties," Jiangsu Agricultural Sciences, vol.
Hu, "Study on stone cell content of the different pear variety," Anhui Agricultural Science Bulletin, vol.
The public will be able to step into the dark stone cells in the bowels of Carrickfergus Castle, Co Antrim, where for centuries prisoners were held captive and even tortured.
The next few nights were spent in stone cells, about 8ft by 6ft, sleeping on piles of blankets.
'The next few nights were spent in stone cells, approximately 8ft by 6ft, sleeping on piles of blankets.
"Later we were stripped and then dressed in pyjamas.The next few nights were spent in stone cells, approximately 8ft by 6ft, sleeping on piles of blankets.
Some lived in caves; some lived in little stone cells; many, though living alone, were affiliated with a monastic settlement.
STRIPPED them of their uniforms, manhandled them and half-starved them; LOCKED them up alone in tiny stone cells for days at a time, with little food and no contact with each other;