- plant anatomy
- exact: protoplasto cultivado (Spanish)
- exact: 植物プロトプラスト (Japanese)
- broad: protoplast
- A cultured plant cell from which the entire plant cell wall has been removed. [source: POC:curators]
- The cell wall is generally removed using polysaccharide-degrading enzymes such as cellulase, pectinase and /or xylanase. The cultured plant cell may be in suspension culture or from callus culture on solid media.
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