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Friday, July 31, 2015

Evolution of light sensing molecules

The Southern hemisphere hornwort Nothoceros endiviifolius- photo by J. Larraín
Dear colleagues,

Two recent studies teasing apart the evolution of two important photoreceptors: phytochromes and phototropins
Here a popular article on the phytochrome paper. Hornworts and liverworts seem to have a single gene copy of each photoreceptor!

Enjoy, Juan Carlos

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