Medical Definition of Helicoidal cell wall

1. Type of plant cell wall in which each wall layer contains parallel microfibrils, but in which the orientation of the microfibrils changes by a fixed angle from one layer to the next. Gives a characteristic herringbone pattern in transmission electron microscopy. A similar architecture of fibrillar material is seen in some insect exoskeletons. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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