vegetative cell


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vegetative cell

one of two primary cells formed within the pollen grains of GYMNOSPERMS, which elongates to form a slender POLLEN TUBE.
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In order to observe the vegetative cells under microscope 18 h grown cultures were used while to observe endospores 72 h old cultures were used.
Light was provided by cool white fluorescent lamps to observe the transformation from vegetative cells to cysts (60 [micro]mol x [m.sup.2] x [s.sup.-1]).
Inside the vegetative cell cytoplasm there can be found extensive cisterns of the ERr, numerous mitochondria and abundant amyloplasts.
The sporocytes are isolated from vegetative cells. This is a variable process that usually, at minimum, involves production of expandable walls around each sporocyte.
Vegetative cells (bacteria that are metabolically active) of the genera Bacillus or Clostridium can form endospores when nutrients are exhausted or other conditions become unfavorable for growth.
thuringiensis growth process, the vegetative cell disappearance rate by sporulation must be equal to the sporulation rate.
Stems, roots, and leaves can be used since each vegetative cell has the ability to reproduce an entire plant that is ge netically identical to the one from which the cell originated.
This was unexpected since the spores would have to germinate on a component of the oil in order to produce a vegetative cell culture.
BCC 25505, 57-86% vegetative cell were observed during 166 h of cultivation but amoeboid cells, with 2, 4 and 6 partitions, were found thereafter (Fig.
Vegetative cell growth was higher when cultured in 13-L with 1.33 x [10.sup.5] cellsx[mL.sup.-1] on the 12th day than when cultured in 250-L.