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Wheat genomics: Seeds of C4 photosynthesis

A recent survey of transcript abundance in wheat grains found accumulation of mRNAs encoding key enzymes of C4 photosynthesis. However, this is not the same as showing that the C4 pathway operates in these tissues.

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  1. Julian M. Hibberd is in the Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EA, UK.

    • Julian M. Hibberd
  2. Robert T. Furbank is at the Research School of Biology, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Australia.

    • Robert T. Furbank

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