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HYPOXIC RESPONSE

First hints of new sensors

A mechanism by which plants detect and respond to oxygen starvation has been known for some years. Three recent papers suggest that we haven’t been seeing the full picture.

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Fig. 1: Functional relationships between known and unknown oxygen sensors.

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Holdsworth, M.J. First hints of new sensors. Nature Plants 3, 767–768 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41477-017-0031-7

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