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Accession
PO:0030058
Name
brachycyte
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
braquicito (Spanish, exact), brood cell (exact), 原糸体細胞の細胞壁を厚くした細胞、耐性細胞(brood cell?) (Japanese, exact)
Alternate IDs
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Definition
A native plant cell (PO:0025606) that develops from a cell in a protonema (PO:0030003) and has a thick cell wall. Source: POC:Laurel_Cooper, ISBN:0962073342, ISBN:9781405181891
Comment
Found in mosses. A brachycyte is a drought tolerant cell that can act as a gemma (PO:0025614) and may give rise to a new plant. Cells of a protonema (PO:0030003) may develop into brachycytes under stress. May form a chain or be separated by tmema cells (PO:0030059).
Subset
CL
Bryophytes
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Parents of brachycyte (PO:0030058)
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brachycyte [is_a relation] is_a  continuant (BFO:0000002)
brachycyte [RO:0000056 relation] RO:0000056  gametophyte development stage (PO:0028003)
brachycyte [is_a relation] is_a  native plant cell (PO:0025606)

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