suberin
noun Etymology: French subérine, from Latin suber cork tree, cork Date: 1830 a complex fatty substance found especially in the cell walls of cork

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  • Suberin — is a waxy substance found in higher plants. Suberin is a main constituent of cork, and is named after the Cork Oak, Quercus suber . Anatomy and physiology Suberin is highly hydrophobic and its main function is to prevent water from penetrating… …   Wikipedia

  • Suberin — ist ein pflanzliches Biopolymer, das in Zellwänden eingelagert ist. Suberinisierte Zellen finden sich sowohl im Phelloderm als sekundärem Abschlussgewebe als auch in unterirdischen Pflanzenorganen. Namengebend für Suberin ist der Artname der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Suberin — Su ber*in, n. [L. suber the cork tree: cf. F. sub[ e]rine.] (Bot.) A material found in the cell walls of cork. It is a modification of lignin. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Suberīn — Suberīn, so v.w. Kortstoff, s.d …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Suberin — Suberīn, Korkstoff, dem Faserstoff ähnliche Substanz, aus den Wandungen des Korkes isoliert, ist wachs oder fettartig, elastisch und rötlichgrau; unlöslich …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • suberin — [so͞o′bər in, so͞o ber′in] n. [Fr subérine < L suber, cork + Fr ine, INE3] a waxy or fatty substance contained in cork …   English World dictionary

  • suberin — Fatty substance, containing long chain fatty acids and fatty esters, found in the cell walls of cork cells (phellem) in higher plants. Also found in the Casparian band. Renders the cell wall impervious to water …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • suberin — /sooh ber in/, n. Bot. a waxlike, fatty substance, occurring in cork cell walls and in or between other cells, that on alkaline hydrolysis yields chiefly suberic acid. [1820 30; < L suber cork + IN2; cf. F subérine] * * * …   Universalium

  • suberin — noun A waxy material found in the cell walls of cork and similar plants …   Wiktionary

  • Suberin — Su|be|rin 〈n. 11〉 Korksubstanz [<lat. suber, Gen. suberis „Korkeiche“] * * * Su|be|rin, das; s, e [zu lat. suber = Kork] (Bot.): hochmolekulare Substanz, die als Stoffwechselprodukt der höheren Pflanzen in den Zellwänden des Kork bildenden… …   Universal-Lexikon

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