Definition of Spheroplasts

1. Noun. (plural of spheroplast) ¹



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Definition of Spheroplasts

1. spheroplast [n] - See also: spheroplast

Medical Definition of Spheroplasts

1. Bacterial, yeast, or fungal cells that result after partial removal of the rigid cell wall, which forms a membrane-bound cell with a spherical shape that is dependent for its integrity on an isotonic or hypertonic medium. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spheroplasts

spheroid joint
spheroidal
spheroidally
spheroidals
spheroidical
spheroids
spheromak
spheromaks
spheromere
spheromeres
spherometer
spherometers
spheroplast
spheroplasted
spheroplasts (current term)
spheroprism
spherosiderite
spherosiderites
spherosome
spherosomes
spherular
spherulate
spherule
spherules
spherulite
spherulites
spherulitic
sphery

Literary usage of Spheroplasts

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1. Gene Expression in Algae and Fungi Including Yeast: Bibliography January by Janet Saunders, Robert D. Warmbrodt (2001)
"... the introduction of functional RNA molecules into yeast spheroplasts. Plasmids containing the firefly luciferase coding region were transcribed to yield ..."

2. Biotechnology in International Agricultural Research: Proceedings of the by International Rice Research Institute (1985)
"Another approach to DNA delivery into monocot cells is the fusion of protoplasts with bacterial spheroplasts containing the genes to be introduced. ..."

3. Rice Biotechnology by Gurdev S. Khush, Gary H. Toenniessen (1991)
"Baba A, Hasezawa S, Syono K (1986) Cultivation of rice protoplasts and their transformation mediated by Agrobacterium spheroplasts. Plant Cell Physiol. ..."

4. Genetic Manipulation in Crops: Proceedings of the International Symposium on by International Rice Research Institute (1988)
"... line which regenerates callus DNA is introduced directly into protoplasts by calcium phosphate precipitation or by fusion with bacterial spheroplasts. ..."

5. Rice Genetics: Proceedings of the International Rice Workshop at Lusaka by International Rice Research Institute (1986)
"More sophisticated methods are the fusion of bacterial spheroplasts with plant protoplasts, liposome-mediated delivery of DNA, direct uptake of DNA into ..."

6. Transposable Elements in Plants: Sponsored CRIS/ICAR Projects and Bibliography by Andrew Kalinski (1995)
"AP: Methods will be developed for conjugation by introducing Pi-group plasmids, transformation using spheroplasts and pretreated cells and protoplast fusion ..."

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