Plant Power: Uncovering Gene Networks to Make New Drugs

News   Apr 18, 2017 | Original Story by David Salisbury of Vanderbilt University

 
Genomic Screen of Arabidopsis Paves Way to New Therapies

Arabidopsis thaliana, shown here, is a small flowering plant from Eurasia that has become a scientific model for plant genetics and was used in the current study. (Jan De Laet, www.plantsystematics.org)

 
 
 

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