arabidopsis : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a genus of the mustard family having white or yellow or purplish flowers; closely related to genus Arabis
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- Plants Do The Math In Order To Survive Without Sunlight
Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online At night, plants must utilize nutrient reserves efficiently until dawn and new research from the John Innes Centre in England has found that some plants use basic math to survive without sunlight for photosynthesis . The British scientists said they were surprised to discover that Arabidopsis uses two different kinds of internal molecules to ...
June 24, 2013 - redOrbit
- David Jackson in Science Daily (press release)
In maize, spi1 mutations cause severe developmental effects, which is not the case in Arabidopsis, which we demonstrated by deleting, or 'knocking-out,' genes similar to spi1,Jackson explained.