Waxes

Known as: WAX, Waxes [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A plastic substance deposited by insects or obtained from plants. Waxes are esters of various fatty acids with higher, usually monohydric alcohols… (More)
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Review
2013
Review
2013
Cuticular waxes and cutin form the cuticle, a hydrophobic layer covering the aerial surfaces of land plants and acting as a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Drought stress activates several defense responses in plants, such as stomatal closure, maintenance of root water uptake, and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
This technical note describes a detailed study on wax printing, a simple and inexpensive method for fabricating microfluidic… (More)
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Review
2009
Review
2009
The plant cuticle is an extracellular lipid structure deposited over the aerial surfaces of land plants, which seals the shoot… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The interface between plants and the environment plays a dual role as a protective barrier as well as a medium for the exchange… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Cuticular waxes play a pivotal role in limiting transpirational water loss across the plant surface. The correlation between the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Epicuticular wax forms a layer of hydrophobic material on plant aerial organs, which constitutes a protective barrier between the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Insertional mutagenesis of Arabidopsis ecotype C24 was used to identify a novel mutant, designated wax2, that had alterations in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Regeneration of plant epicuticular waxes was studied in 24 plant species by high-resolution scanning electron microscopy… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Land plants secrete a layer of wax onto their aerial surfaces that is essential for survival in a terrestrial environment. This… (More)
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