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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Thigmonastic movements in the sensitive plant Mimosa pudica L., associated with fast responses to environmental stimuli, appear… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
  • T. Sibaoka
  • The botanical magazine = Shokubutsu-gaku-zasshi
  • 2006
  • Corpus ID: 34665179
Rapid bendings of the pulvinus inMimosa pudica, of the trap lobes inDionaea muscipula andAldrovanda vesiculosa, and of the… Expand
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2004
2004
The movement of Samanea saman (Jacq.) Merrill leaflets is a consequence of the re-distribution of K+ and anions between motor… Expand
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2004
2004
Leaflet movements in Samanea saman (Jacq.) Merrill are driven by fluxes of K+, anions, and water through membranes of motor cells… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Plants sense positional changes relative to the gravity vector. To date, the signaling processes by which the perception of a… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The internodal maize pulvinus responds to gravistimulation with differential cell elongation on the lower side. As the site of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Mature motor cells of Mimosa pudica that exhibit large and rapid turgor variations in response to external stimuli are… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
The graviresponse of the leaf-sheath pulvinus of oat (Avena sativa) involves an asymmetric growth response accompanied by several… Expand
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1977
1977
Previous investigations with the electron microprobe reveal that the movements of Samanea leaflets are correlated with massive… Expand
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Highly Cited
1972
Highly Cited
1972
Volume and conformational changes of the contractile tannin vacuoles of the abaxial motor cells of the primary pulvinus of Mimosa… Expand
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