Cell wall deposition during morphogenesis in fucoid algae

  title={Cell wall deposition during morphogenesis in fucoid algae},
  author={Sherryl R. Bisgrove and Darryl L. Kropf},
Cell wall deposition was investigated during morphogenesis in zygotes of Pelvetia compressa (J. Agardh) De Toni. Young zygotes are spherical and wall is deposited uniformly, but at germination (about 10 h after fertilization) wall deposition becomes localized to the apex of the tip-growing rhizoid. Wall deposition was investigated before and after the initiation of tip growth by disrupting cytoskeleton, secretion or cellulose deposition; effects on wall strength and structure were examined. All… CONTINUE READING

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