- vacuole ( ) n. A small cavity in the cytoplasm of a cell, bound by a single membrane and containing water, food, or metabolic waste.
- THE PLANT VACUOLE
- Plant cells are unique in containing large acidic vacuoles which occupy most of the central vacuole, although it is also present on Golgi and coated vesicles.
- Pathways for protein transport to seed storage vacuoles
- Plant vacuoles have multiple functions: they can act both as digestive vacuole)] in dense vesicles in a manner dependent on ctVSS or physical structure VSS.
- Vac8p, a Vacuolar Protein with Armadillo Repeats, Functions in both
- maternal vacuole forms membranous tubules or a series of connected vesicles vacuole membranes is consistent with their having a direct role.
- Malaria Gets the Foil-in-a-Microwave Treatment
- TARGETS At left is is a normal malaria parasite, labeled to indicate its food vacuole (FV) and hemozoin (HZ). At right is a parasite exposed to microwaves. By DONALD G.
- How Q Fever Invades and Replicates Inside Killer Immune Cells
- As part of its life cycle Coxiella burnetii, the bacterial pathogen responsible for Q fever, replicates inside a membrane-bound compartment or "parasitophorous vacuole" (PV) within immune cells.
- Malaria gets the foil-in-a-microwave treatment
- The hemozoin crystals, packed with concentrated iron, are pushed into the parasite's food vacuole - the empty space where a rudimentary creature that does not have a gut dumps its waste products.
- When Cell-In-Cell Invaders Spell Aggressive Cancer
- Instead, this cell squats in a vacuole until the time comes for its host to divide. What happens next researchers are only beginning to understand, and their discoveries are shedding new light on aggressive cancers.
- Gwen Petersen: In a Sow's Ear 8-15-11
- “All amoebae have a single nucleus and a simple contractile vacuole.” (A vacuole is basically an intake, outgo cavity in the cell — which is to say it eats and evacuates from the same place — if I've got that wrong, don't tell me).
- Vacuole - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
- A vacuole is a membrane-bound organelle which is present in all plant and fungal cells and some protist, animal and bacterial cells.
- Cell Organelles: Vacuole
- vacuoles A vacuole is a membrane-bound sac that plays roles in intracellular digestion and the release of cellular waste products.
- Biology4Kids.com: Cell Structure: Vacuoles
- Vacuoles might store food or any variety of nutrients a cell might need to survive. Sometimes that vacuole can take up more than half of the cell's volume.
- The vacuole is used only in plant cells. It is responsible for maintaining the shape and structure of the cell.
- Vacuole | Define Vacuole at Dictionary.com
- /ˈvæk yuˌoʊl/ Show Spelled[vak-yoo-ohl] Show IPA. noun Biology. 1.
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