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GIBBERELLIN REPORTER

Seeing is believing

Gibberellins (GAs) control key growth and developmental processes in plants. Real-time monitoring of GA concentrations in living tissues is critical for understanding the actions of this hormone class. A first-generation optogenetic GA-nano-indicator now illuminates the effects of GA levels on cell length and light signalling.

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Fig. 1: Real-time monitoring of GA concentrations in individual cells in plant tissues.

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Correspondence to Tamar Azoulay-Shemer or Julian I. Schroeder.

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Azoulay-Shemer, T., Hsu, PK. & Schroeder, J.I. Seeing is believing. Nature Plants 3, 765–766 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41477-017-0025-5

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