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Curr Biol. 2017 Mar 6;27(5):R172-R174. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2017.01.060.

Plant Biology: Building Barriers… in Roots.

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1
Centre for Plant Integrative Biology, Plant & Crop Sciences, School of Biosciences, University of Nottingham, LE12 5RD, UK.
2
Centre for Plant Integrative Biology, Plant & Crop Sciences, School of Biosciences, University of Nottingham, LE12 5RD, UK; Graduate School of Biological Sciences, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Nara 630-0192, Japan.
3
Centre for Plant Integrative Biology, Plant & Crop Sciences, School of Biosciences, University of Nottingham, LE12 5RD, UK. Electronic address: Malcolm.bennett@nottingham.ac.uk.

Abstract

The Casparian strip is an important barrier regulating water and nutrient uptake into root tissues. New research reveals two peptide signals and their co-receptors play critical roles patterning and maintaining barrier integrity.

PMID:
28267968
DOI:
10.1016/j.cub.2017.01.060
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