Single cell-type comparative metabolomics of epidermal bladder cells from the halophyte Mesembryanthemum crystallinum

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Barkla, Bronwyn J. ; Vera-Estrella, Rosario (2015)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Plant Science, volume 6 (issn: 1664-462X, eissn: 1664-462X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fpls.2015.00435, doi: 10.3389/fpls.2015.00435/full, pmc: PMC4462104
  • Subject: salt-tolerance | salinity | Plant culture | trichomes | Crassulacean acid metabolism | abiotic stress | SB1-1110 | halophyte | metabolomics | Mesembryanthemum crystallinum | Plant Science | Original Research | epidermal bladder cells

One of the remarkable adaptive features of the halophyte and facultative CAM plant Mesembryathemum crystallinum are the specialized modified trichomes called epidermal bladder cells (EBC) which cover the leaves, stems, and peduncle of the plant. They are present from an... View more
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