Hormone-Regulated Modifications to Cell Wall Polysaccharides: Relevance to Cell Separation

  • Y. Masuda
  • T. Hoson
  • R. Yamamoto
  • M. Inouhe
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When plants grow and develop, the cell wall undergoes biochemical modifications. The type of cell wall polysaccharide components subjected to degradation and biosynthesis appears to be dependent upon the stage and the type of growth and development. It also depends upon plant species, due to the difference in matrix composition, and probably upon the hormones involved.


Cell Wall Polysaccharide Cell Wall Synthesis Azuki Bean Cell Wall Loosening Avena Coleoptile 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Masuda
    • 1
  • T. Hoson
    • 1
  • R. Yamamoto
    • 2
  • M. Inouhe
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Biology Faculty of ScienceOsaka City UniversitySumiyoshi-ku, Osaka 558Japan
  2. 2.Food Science LaboratoryTezukayama CollegeGakuen-minami, Nara 631Japan
  3. 3.Department of BiologyFaculty of Science, Ehime UniversityBunkyo-cho, Matsuyama 790Japan

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