Cheung and Team Identify Plant Cell Wall-Sensing Mechanism

Cell Wall Sensing Imagery
April 12, 2018

Alice Cheung, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, is part of an international collaboration of plant researchers that reported yet another newly discovered role for the versatile receptor kinase, FERONIA, in the model plant Arabidopsis. The researchers say it acts as a sensor in the plant cell wall to help maintain its integrity and protect the plant from environmental assaults. Read more.