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These compounds include: ●● phenolic compounds, alkaloids, cyanogenic glycosides, and protease inhibitors to discourage insect and animal herbivores ●● cell wall‐degrading enzymes such as chitinase and glucanase, and defense molecules such as saponins to destroy pathogenic fungi and bacteria ●● latexes, wound‐clogging emulsions of hydrophobic polymers that possess insecticidal and fungicidal prop erties and also serve as antiherbivory agents Sequestration of toxic compounds: Plants cannot escape from toxic sites.
20 (A) Triacylglycerides accumulate between the two lipid monolayers of a smooth ER membrane and bud off as oil bodies at sites defined by oleosin molecules. (B) TEM of oil bodies (OB) budding from an ER membrane into the cytoplasm. 14. Source: (B) Micrograph by Donna Fernandez, from Fernandez, D. A. (1987). Plant Physiol 85: 487–496. 24A). Preliminary evidence suggests that such attachment sites may serve as sites of calcium transport via calcium channels (for example, between plasma membrane and ER) and/or mediate non‐vesicular, intermembrane lipid transport.
Double headed arrow connected by two lines signals interconversion between vacuole types. oil gland cells (see Fig. 18) that synthesize and secrete significant amounts of lipophilic substances such as volatile alcohols, terpenes, and flavonoids (see Chapter 24). 16 Light micrograph of the cortical ER network in a living onion epidermal cell stained with the fluorescent dye DiOC6. Lamellar and tubular membranes are organized in the form of a polygonal lattice that changes over time. Source: Micrograph by Helmut Quader, from Knebel et al.