Definition of Callose

1. a. Furnished with protuberant or hardened spots.

Definition of Callose

1. Noun. (biochemistry) A plant polysaccharide comprising glucose residues linked together through ?-1,3-linkages, produced chiefly in response to wounding and infection. ¹

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Definition of Callose

1. a part of a plant cell wall [n -S]

Medical Definition of Callose

1. A plant cell wall polysaccharide (a _ (1-3) glucan) found in phloem sieve plates, wounded tissue, pollen tubes, cotton fibres and certain other specialised cells. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Callose

callisthenics
callithrix
callithump
callithump parade
callithumpian
callithumps
callitrichid
callitrichids
callitrichinae
callop
callops
callosal
callosal convolution
callosal gyrus
callosal sulcus
callose (current term)
callosectomy
calloses
callositas
callosities
callosity
callosomarginal
callosomarginal artery
callosomarginal fissure
callosomarginal sulcus
callosotomy
callosumectomy
callous
calloused
callouses

Literary usage of Callose

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1. Botanical Microtechnique: A Hand-book of Methods for the Preparation by A[lbrecht] Zimmermann (1893)
"callose, the Callus of the Sieve-tubes. 288. Until recently ti-ic mianie callus was generally ... callose ..."

2. Plant Anatomy from the Standpoint of the Development and Functions of the by William Chase Stevens (1910)
"callose.—The chemical nature of callose is not precisely known; it is supposed by ... callose occurs in sieve tubes, where it may close up the sieve pores. ..."

3. Plant Anatomy from the Standpoint of the Development and Functions of the by William Chase Stevens (1916)
"The chemical. nature of callose is not precisely known; it is supposed by some to ... callose occurs in sieve tubes, where it may close up the sieve pores. ..."

4. Das Mikroskop und Seine Anwendung by Leopold Dippel, Adolph Lomb Optical Collection (1898)
"Die callose ist unlöslich in Wasser, ... Möglicherweise beruht auf dem Vorhandensein von grösseren Mengen der callose das abweichende Verhalten der aus ..."

5. Nature by Nature Publishing Group, Norman Lockyer (1883)
"... and pre- '.s the intercommunication of the contents of adjoining nients ; it is sometimes (as in Pteris aquilina} pierced callose cylinders. ..."

6. Handbook of Practical Botany for the Botanical Laboratory and Private Student by Eduard Strasburger, William Hillhouse (1900)
"Most of them appear covered with a highly refractive callose substance, ... In our aniline-blue preparations these callose sieve-plates are coloured clear ..."

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