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Hu has been probing the properties of nanocellulose, nanometer-scale versions of cellulose, the tough carbohydrate in the cell walls of plants that allows tree trunks to grow strong and tall.
According to Brady, malacidins work by interfering with the process that bacteria use to build their cell walls.
These two chemicals work together to partially remove lignin and hemicellulose, two polymers that make the cell walls of plants rigid.
When plants freeze the water inside freezes, and that expands the breaks the cell wall, Gieseke said.
Porter did consider the possibility that the puncture marks could have been naturally occurring pores in the organisms’ cell walls.
Turns out that Armillaria have an outsized number of genes that encode enzymes in order to degrade plant cell walls, as well as other genes that control pathogenicity.
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.
Ion channels work like mini transportation tunnels in cell walls, allowing the flow of ions (electrical currents) in and out of cells.
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