chemotaxis

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  • noun

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movement by a cell or organism in reaction to a chemical stimulus

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5 illustrates that the sperm were chemotactically attracted to cumulus cells.
Prior to physical contact with root hairs, Rhizobium bacteria in the rhizosphere are chemotactically directed by plant-produced flavonoids toward the root, where subsequent interactions may lead to bacterial infection and nodule formation (Caetano-Anoles et al.