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Plant biology

Gibberellins close the lid

Gibberellins regulate many aspects of plant growth and development. Crystal structures of their receptors provide a view in unprecedented detail of how these hormones operate at the molecular level.

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Figure 1: Gibberellin action.
Figure 2: Gibberellin structure.


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Hedden, P. Gibberellins close the lid. Nature 456, 455–456 (2008).

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