Plant Vacuole Membrane: Structure and Properties

  • R. K. Salyaev
Conference paper


When we enjoy an apple we never realize that we are eating cell vacuoles, actually it is the vacuoles that are the site of the accumulation of various delicious substances: sugars, organic acids, amino acids, proteins and vitamins. In fact the cell wall has the taste of paper and the protoplasm is only 5–10% of the mature cell volume.


Amino Acid Composition Vacuole Membrane Human Erythrocyte Membrane Peripheral Protein Tonoplast Vesicle 
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intramembrane particles


integral proteins


artificial bilayer lipid membrane

Lectins: Con A

Concanavalin A


wheat germ agglutinin


soybean agglutinin

RCA 120

Ricinus communis agglutinin


Helix pomatia agglutinin


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. K. Salyaev
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  1. 1.Siberian Institute of Plant Physiology and BiochemistrySiberian Branch of the USSR Academy of SciencesUSSR

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