Pulvinus

A group of cells at the base of a leaf in certain plants that, by rapidly losing water, brings about changes in the position of the leaves. (Concise… (More)
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2014
2014
Mimosa pudica is a plant that rapidly shrinks its body in response to external stimuli. M. pudica does not perform merely simple… (More)
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2008
2008
The bending movement of the pulvinus of Mimosa pudica is caused by a rapid change in volume of the abaxial motor cells, in… (More)
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1999
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1999
The internodal maize pulvinus responds to gravistimulation with differential cell elongation on the lower side. As the site of… (More)
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1991
1991
The role of auxin redistribution in the graviresponse of the leaf-sheath pulvinus of oat (Avena sativa L.) was assessed using 3H… (More)
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1990
1990
The graviresponse of the leaf-sheath pulvinus of oat (Avena sativa) involves an asymmetric growth response accompanied by several… (More)
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1989
1989
Leaflet movements in Samanea saman (Jacq.) Merrill are driven by fluxes of K+, anions, and water through membranes of motor cells… (More)
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1989
1989
The movement of Samanea saman (Jacq.) Merrill leaflets is a consequence of the re-distribution of K+ and anions between motor… (More)
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1984
1984
The negative gravitropic response in the grass leaf-sheath pulvinus is a consequence of cell elongation involving all cells… (More)
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1981
1981
The shortening, action potential and Cl−-efflux of the excised lower half cortex in the main pulvinus ofMimosa pudica were… (More)
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1976
1976
Horizontally-placed segments of Avena sativa L. shoots show a negative geotropic response after a period of 30 min. This response… (More)
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