Plant Cell

The Plant Cell publishes novel research of special significance in plant biology, especially in the areas of cellular biology, molecular biology, genetics, development, and evolution.

Publisher
American Society of Plant Biologists
Impact factor
10.648 (2011)
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The origin and spread of 'Emperor's rice'

Black rice has a rich cultural history; called "Forbidden" or "Emperor's" rice, it was reserved for the Emperor in ancient China and used as a tribute food. In the time since, it remained popular in certain regions of China ...

dateSep 25, 2015 in Biotechnology
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Food-delivery process inside seeds revealed

Inside every seed is the embryo of a plant, and in most cases also a storage of food needed to power initial growth of the young seedling. A seed consists mainly of carbohydrates and these have to be is transported from the ...

dateMar 20, 2015 in Biotechnology
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Hidden moss chloroplast 'wall' discovered

Researchers of Kumamoto University in Japan have succeeded in the world's first visualization of a peptidoglycan 'wall' present in the chloroplasts of bryophytes (moss plants). Until now, chloroplasts of green plants were ...

dateJul 13, 2016 in Biotechnology
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