April 19, 2017

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  • Rhizophora stylosa
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    When seas rise rapidly

    We think of sea-level rise as a long-term threat, but sometimes the change is catastrophically quick, and it’s the recovery that is long-term. More

  • Chromosomal distribution of NLL genes across different species.
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    Evolution and structural diversification of Nictaba-like lectin genes in food crops

    Lectins are an inherent component of plant immunity systems. Van Holle et al. study the occurrence and evolution of the family of Nictaba-like lectin genes and report the omnipresence of these genes in a wide range of plant species, including major food crops. Many of these proposed lectins are multi-domain proteins composed of a Nictaba […] More