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Sexual attraction channelled in moss

An analysis reveals that both sexual reproduction and early-embryo development in the moss Physcomitrella patens are controlled by cellular calcium influxes through ion-channel proteins. See Letter p.91

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Figure 1: Calcium signalling regulates reproduction in moss.

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Steinhorst, L., Kudla, J. Sexual attraction channelled in moss. Nature 549, 35–36 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature23543

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