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Record 1 2012-07-06

English

Subject field(s)
  • Genetics
DEF

Tissue taken from its original site and transferred to an artificial medium for growth or maintenance.

CONT

The procedures used for in vitro propagation comprise the selection of suitable explants, their sterilisation and transfer to nutrient medium ...

French

Domaine(s)
  • Génétique
DEF

Fragment d'organisme (apex, organe, fragment d'organe ou fragment tissulaire) excisé et éventuellement mis en culture in vitro.

OBS

Le terme implant utilisé dans le même sens est impropre car la caractéristique essentielle de l'explant végétal est sa séparation de la plante mère; aussi, le milieu de culture sur lequel on le transfère est inerte.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Genética
DEF

Fragmento de una planta que se escinde y se prepara de forma aséptica para su cultivo en un medio nutritivo.

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Record 2 2012-05-24

English

Subject field(s)
  • Biological Sciences
DEF

To transfer (living tissue) from its site in the body to some other place, usually a nutrient medium in which a culture of the tissue is initiated.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Sciences biologiques
CONT

Le principe de la méthode consiste à explanter un tissu in vivo et à le maintenir in vitro sans qu'il y ait migration cellulaire.

Spanish

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