Plant Biology: Building Barriers… in Roots

Daniel von Wangenheim, Tatsuaki Goh, Daniela Dietrich, Malcolm J Bennett

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R172-R174
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 6 Mar 2017

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  • Arabidopsis
  • Biological Transport
  • Cell Wall
  • Nutrients
  • Plant Roots


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