How plants harness 'bad' molecules for good ends

19:00 EST 3 Dec 2019 | AAAS

(Duke University) Researchers at Duke University show how plants harness toxic molecules called reactive oxygen species for the signaling pathway that gives rise to roots. Identifying the complex molecular interactions that regulate root growth could lead to more productive crops with roots optimized for different soil types.

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