Evolution and diversity of plant cell walls: from algae to flowering plants.

@article{Popper2011EvolutionAD,
  title={Evolution and diversity of plant cell walls: from algae to flowering plants.},
  author={Zo{\"e} A Popper and Gurvan Michel and C{\'e}cile Herv{\'e} and David S. Domozych and William G. T. Willats and Maria Tuohy and Bernard Kloareg and Dagmar B Stengel},
  journal={Annual review of plant biology},
  year={2011},
  volume={62},
  pages={
          567-90
        }
}
All photosynthetic multicellular Eukaryotes, including land plants and algae, have cells that are surrounded by a dynamic, complex, carbohydrate-rich cell wall. The cell wall exerts considerable biological and biomechanical control over individual cells and organisms, thus playing a key role in their environmental interactions. This has resulted in compositional variation that is dependent on developmental stage, cell type, and season. Further variation is evident that has a phylogenetic basis… Expand
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