The cytoskeleton in plant and fungal cell tip growth

@article{Geitmann2000TheCI,
  title={The cytoskeleton in plant and fungal cell tip growth},
  author={Anja Geitmann and Anne Mie C. Emons},
  journal={Journal of Microscopy},
  year={2000},
  volume={198}
}
Tip‐growing cells have a particular lifestyle that is characterized by the following features: (1) the cells grow in one direction, forming a cylindrical tube; (2) tip‐growing cells are able to penetrate their growth environment, thus having to withstand considerable external forces; (3) the growth velocity of tip‐growing cells is among the fastest in biological systems. Tip‐growing cells therefore appear to be a system well suited to investigating growth processes. The cytoskeleton plays an… Expand

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