Plant Physiology: The Venus Flytrap Counts on Secretion

Brownlee, C 2017 Plant Physiology: The Venus Flytrap Counts on Secretion. Current Biology, 27 (15). R763-R764.

Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL:


The Venus flytrap effectively detects, traps, digests and absorbs insect prey. A recent study links the mechanical stimulation of sensory hair cells with short- and long-term signalling giving rise to different downstream secretion events that bring about conditions for prey digestion.

Item Type: Publication - Article
Divisions: Marine Biological Association of the UK > Marine Microbiome
Depositing User: Barbara Bultmann
Date made live: 22 Feb 2018 15:39
Last Modified: 09 Feb 2024 17:05

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item