As a baby seedling emerges from the depths of the soil, it faces a challenge: gravity’s downward push. To succeed, the plant must sense the force, then push upward with an even greater force. Visible growth is proof that the seedling has won against the force of gravity.
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Researchers uncover how cells interact with supporting proteins to heal wounds (Links to an external site)
Using 3D mapping, researchers uncover a process that has stymied mechanobiology
How to build better highways in plants (Links to an external site)
Dixit lab finds motor proteins that create more stable tracks to deliver much-needed materials
Keeping plant-cell motors on track (Links to an external site)
Molecular brakemen keep transporter proteins in check until it’s their turn to move