What is the function of casparian strips?

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Casparian strips are waterproof bands which run around the cell wall of endodermal cells in plant roots. Their purpose is to force water which has been following the apoplastic pathway, into the living protoplast of the endodermal cell. Mineral ions
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It is used to block the passive flow of materials, such as water
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( ka′spar·ē·ən ′strip ) (botany) A thin band of suberin- or lignin-like deposition in the radial and transverse walls of certain plant cells during
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In plant anatomy, the Casparian strip is a band of Cell wall material in the radial and transverse walls of the endodermis, which is chemically different from the rest of the cell
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