Plant physiology; anatomy of a plant action potential

Brownlee, C 2022 Plant physiology; anatomy of a plant action potential. Current Biology, 32 (19). R1000-R1002.

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The Venus flytrap possesses modified leaves that can snap shut fast enough to catch a fly. A new study identifies the major components of the toolkit that allows the flytrap to fire action potentials, illustrating how different ion channels and transporters are recruited to give rise to this unique plant behavioural response.

Item Type: Publication - Article
Additional Keywords: venus flytrap, action potentials, ion channels,
Subjects: Botany
Divisions: Marine Biological Association of the UK > Other (MBA)
Depositing User: Ms Kristina Hixon
Date made live: 23 Mar 2023 11:22
Last Modified: 09 Feb 2024 16:57

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