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Curr Biol. 1999 Apr 22;9(8):R281-5.

Phloem transport: Are you chaperoned?

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  • 1University of California, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, Berkeley, California 94720, USA.

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  • Curr Biol 1999 Jul 15;9(14):R539.


Long-distance transport via the vasculature in plants is critical for nutrient dissemination, as well as transport of growth regulatory molecules such as hormones. Evidence is now accumulating that protein and RNA molecules also use this transport pathway, possibly to regulate developmental and physiological processes.

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