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Practicals on wound response or touch sensitivity

"Tim Tillman ", BIO tillman at CHUMA.CAS.USF.EDU
Tue Sep 5 21:35:08 EST 1995

On 5 Sep 1995, Alyson Tobin wrote:

>   I am also intending to try the Chara practical in Carol Reiss's book- 
> using different calcium concentrations and measuring cytoplasmic 
> streaming in response- we can't get hold of Chara here. Would it work 
> with Elodea? Has anyone tried this pracitcal? I'd welcome any comments.

We used Elodea to demonstrate plasmolysis, when subjected to 
concentrations of NaCl.  Streaming was quite evident before the 
introduction of the salt.  

> Alyson K. Tobin, Plant Science Laboratory, Sir Harold Mitchell 
> Building, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife, Scotland, UK.
> email at6 at St-Andrews.ac.uk
> Tel 01334 463375
> Fax 01334 463366

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