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Sigma KEE - CellWall
CellWall(cell wall)

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(documentation CellWall EnglishLanguage "A cell wall is a structural layer surrounding some types of Cells, just outside the CellMembrane. It can be tough, flexible, and sometimes rigid. It provides the cell with both structural support and protection, and also acts as a filtering mechanism. Cell walls are present in most prokaryotes (ProkaryoticCell) (except a mollicute Bacterium), in algae (Alga), fungi (Fungus) and (EukaryoticCell) including Plants but are absent in Animals. A major function is to act as pressure vessels, preventing over-expansion of the cell when Water enters. The composition of cell walls varies between species and may depend on cell type and developmental stage. The primary cell wall of land plants is composed of the polysaccharides cellulose, hemicelluloses and pectin. Often, other polymers such as lignin, suberin or cutin are anchored to or embedded in plant cell walls. Algae possess cell walls made of glycoproteins and polysaccharides such as carrageenan and agar that are absent from land plants. In bacteria, the cell wall is composed of peptidoglycan. The cell walls of (ArchaealCell) have various compositions, and may be formed of glycoprotein S-layers, pseudopeptidoglycan, or polysaccharides. Fungi possess cell walls made of the N-acetylglucosamine polymer chitin. Unusually, diatoms have a cell wall composed of biogenic silica. [from Wikipedia]") VirusProteinAndCellPart.kif 397-418
(subclass CellWall CellPart) VirusProteinAndCellPart.kif 395-395 Cell wall is a subclass of cell part

appearance as argument number 2

(termFormat EnglishLanguage CellWall "cell wall") VirusProteinAndCellPart.kif 420-420


    (instance ?W CellWall)
    (exists (?CELL ?SURF)
            (instance ?CELL Cell)
            (part ?W ?CELL)
            (surface ?SURF ?CELL)
            (part ?SURF ?W))))
VirusProteinAndCellPart.kif 422-429

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