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  • n. Plural form of cytoplasm.


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  • Among the relatives of wheat are several in whose cytoplasms wheat becomes male sterile, and it would not be surprising if one or more of these would sterilize triticale as well.

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  • A consequence of the fact that the cytoplasms of plant cells are interconnected via plasmodesmata is that the individuality of the cell is given up in favour of an integrated and corporate cytoplasm that benefits the whole organism.

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  • Gap junctions connect the cytoplasms of adjacent cells through the end-to-end docking of single-membrane structures.

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  • Finally, consistent with the results of our rescue experiments described above, cytomorphological abnormalities, such as large nuclei and the basophilic cytoplasms of immature erythrocytes, were found also to be restored by both ΔTR-zTERT and WT-zTERT expression in the morphant embryos (

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