Dimensions of guard cells

Range 20 length: 9 width μm
Organism Thale cress Arabidopsis thaliana
Reference Melaragno JE, Mehrotra B, Coleman AW. Relationship between Endopolyploidy and Cell Size in Epidermal Tissue of Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 1993 Nov5(11):1661-1668. p.1662 left columnPubMed ID12271050
Comments Guard cells are highly consistent in size and shape, averaging 20 µm in length and 9 µm in width.
Entered by Uri M
ID 107834