Multiple vacuoles in plant cells: Rule or exception?
Frigerio, Lorenzo, Hinz, Giselbert and Robinson, David G. (2008) Multiple vacuoles in plant cells: Rule or exception? Traffic, Vol.9 (No.10). pp. 1564-1570. ISSN 1398-9219Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0854.2008.00776.x
It is generally accepted that plant cells can contain multiple vacuoles with different functions, for example lytic vacuoles with lysosome-like properties and protein storage vacuoles for reserve accumulation. Recent data call into question the generality of this theory. In this study, we review the published evidence for the existence of multiple vacuoles. We conclude that the multivacuole hypothesis is valid for a number of cases, but care should be taken before assuming that it applies universally.
|Item Type:||Journal Item|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Life Sciences (2010- )|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Traffic|
|Publisher:||Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd.|
|Official Date:||October 2008|
|Number of Pages:||7|
|Page Range:||pp. 1564-1570|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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