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2010-02-16 10:21:34

Inserting a human protein important in cancer development was able to revive dying plants, showing an evolutionary link between plants and humans and possibly making it easier to study the protein's function in cancer development, a Purdue University study has shown. The aminopeptidase M1 protein, or APM1, is critical for root development in plants. Arabidopsis plants lacking the protein will die, but can be rescued if the protein is restored. During experiments, Wendy Peer, a research...


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  • Boughs or branches.
  • Warbling of birds in trees.
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