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Unlike plants, the cell walls of mushrooms are lined with a fibrous substance called chitin, which makes them strong and flexible.
The space samples also developed a thicker cell wall and membrane, which the team believes helped the bacteria protect itself from the antibiotic.
Matt and Sweat used tools smuggled by Mitchell to cut through a steel cell wall and several steam pipes to make an escape route through the bowels of the prison.
While tiny, these cells are protected by armored plates, two cell membranes, and a cell wall.
The stuff that's hurting your eyeballs is gas from inside the cell walls of onions.
Ion channels work like mini transportation tunnels in cell walls, allowing the flow of ions (electrical currents) in and out of cells.
Antibiotics generally work in one of a few ways: Some ravage bacteria’s cell membranes or their outer cell walls, while others gum up their protein-making machinery or prevent bacteria from repairing their DNA.
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