Overview

cytotaxis


Related Overviews

 

'cytotaxis' can also refer to...

 

More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Genetics and Genomics
  • Chemistry

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

The ordering and arranging of new cell structure under the influence of preexisting cell structure. The information controlling the three-dimensional architecture of the eukaryotic cell is thought to reside in the structure of the cytoplasmic ground substance. Evidence for this comes from microsurgical experiments on Paramecium. Cortical segments reimplanted with inverted polarity result in a changed pattern that is inherited through hundreds of generations. See microtrabecular lattice.

Subjects: Genetics and Genomics — Chemistry.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.