Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Concerning or pertaining to the motion of cells or of organisms in relation to chemical substances; exhibiting chemotaxis.
  • Inciting chemotaxis.

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to chemotaxis.

Etymologies

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chemo- +‎ tactic

Examples

  • High turbulence levels increase the short-term chemotactic advantage by quickly producing large gradients in the nutrient concentration, but also lead to rapid mixing of the nutrient field, which ultimately eliminates the chemotactic advantage.

    Physics Seminar - UMass Dartmouth

  • The suckers are also "chemotactic," meaning they can taste what they touch.

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  • The suckers are also "chemotactic," meaning they can taste what they touch.

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  • The suckers are also "chemotactic," meaning they can taste what they touch.

    ABC News: ABCNews

  • The suckers are also "chemotactic," meaning they can taste what they touch.

    ABC News: ABCNews

  • The suckers are also "chemotactic," meaning they can taste what they touch.

    ABC News: ABCNews

  • The suckers are also "chemotactic," meaning they can taste what they touch.

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  • E.g., a biochemist investigating the chemotactic SR behavior does not consider it a "psychological response" of flageallted bacteria.

    Demarcation, Demarcation, ….

  • Pathfinding involves the detection of guidance cues in the environment by the growth cone, a motile chemotactic structure at the leading tip of the extending axon.

    Speedlinking 11/19/07

  • They have become linked to the chemotactic receptor pathway, and the ion channels no longer pump ions into the cell, but provide the conformational change necessary to activate the chemotactic pathway Spudich 1998.

    Blind Mice vs Behe; the Evolution of Vision - The Panda's Thumb

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