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In odd-looking mutant, clues about how maize plants control stem cell number


September 9, 2013

growing tip of a corn plant tassel Plant geneticists from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory present the first evidence of a functional interaction in maize between an important class of signaling molecule called a G protein, which binds receptors, and an unexpected class of cell-surface receptors. Full Story

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