Monday, January 11, 2010

How Plants 'Feel' the Temperature Rise

ScienceDaily (Jan. 10, 2010) — Plants are incredibly temperature sensitive and can perceive changes of as little as one degree Celsius. Now, a report in the January 8th issue of the journal Cell, a Cell Press publication, shows how they not only 'feel' the temperature rise, but also coordinate an appropriate response -- activating hundreds of genes and deactivating others; it turns out it's all about the way that their DNA is packaged. Read More>>>

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