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Towards low cadmium accumulation in barley

Barley grain can have high concentrations of the heavy metal cadmium. Identification of a gene controlling cadmium accumulation in barley offers a path to averting unsafe consumption by humans.

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Hayes, P., Carrijo, D. & Meints, B. Towards low cadmium accumulation in barley. Nat Food 1, 465 (2020).

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