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Isolation of Viable Multicellular Glands from Tissue of the Carnivorous Plant, Nepenthes
 

Isolation of Viable Multicellular Glands from Tissue of the Carnivorous Plant, Nepenthes

Article doi: 10.3791/50993
December 22nd, 2013

Summary December 22nd, 2013

Plants glands are specialized structures responsible for the biosynthesis and secretion of many compounds involved in interactions with the biotic environment. To enable studies on their molecular and biochemical features, a mechanical micropreparation technique was established in order to isolate single metabolically active glands, here from the carnivorous plant Nepenthes.

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