Plants and Pipettes

Tegan and Joram explore the world of molecular plant research. How to plants sense their environment? What controls their metabolism? How do they store energy? Come along to an excursion into the very cells of all green things!


episode 102: Eiersollbruchstellenverursacher – sea slugs, cool new wheat, talking ducks

Who’s got one foot and so many chloroplasts? Well, not this guy but this weird sea slug. We talked about our friends the chloroplast stealing sea slugs before, and today we bring news on them from a recent study. Do the stolen chloroplasts really work? Find out this and more on today’s fresh episode!

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    • Eggbears
    • Eiersollbruchstellenverursacher
  • Genetic autonomy and low singlet oxygen yield support kleptoplast functionality in photosynthetic sea slugs, Vesa Havurinne,  Maria Handrich,  Mikko Antinluoma,  Sergey Khorobrykh,  Sven B Gould, Esa Tyystjärvi, Journal of Experimental Botany, Volume 72, Issue 15, 28 July 2021, Pages 5553–5568
  • This sea slug steals chloroplasts and keeps them fresh (Plants and Pipettes)
  • Sacoglossa 
  • Development of non-transgenic glyphosate tolerant wheat by TILLING
  • Artificial light pollution inhibits plant phenology advance induced by climate warming
  • ‘Cake’ mentioned 10 times more than ‘climate change’ on UK TV – report
  • Plant Science Band names
  • Florida Man Fed Up With Potholes Plants Banana Tree In Middle Of Road
  • An evidence-based 3D reconstruction of Asteroxylon mackiei, the most complex plant preserved from the Rhynie chert
  • Flies like yellow, bees like blue: how flower colours cater to the taste of pollinating insects 
  • Fly pollination drives convergence of flower coloration – Garcia – – New Phytologist – Wiley Online Library

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 2021-09-19  1h33m