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Plant biology

Sticking with auxin

Auxin is one of the main agents that regulate plant growth and development. Intricate crystallographic studies reveal how this hormone acts as a 'molecular glue' in mediating substrate–receptor interactions.

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Figure 1: The auxin signalling pathway.
Figure 2: The main molecular players in the work of Tan et al2.


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Guilfoyle, T. Sticking with auxin. Nature 446, 621–622 (2007).

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