Mapping a plant's chemical vocabulary

Ivan R. Baxter, Justin O. Borevitz

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Plants generate an amazing variety of small molecules and are arguably nature's finest chemists. A new study identifies over 2,000 small molecule mass peaks in the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana and defines both the genetic diversity and genetic architecture controlling the production of these compounds.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)737-738
Number of pages2
JournalNature Genetics
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 2006


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