News tagged with plant protein

Mycotoxin protects against nematodes

Researchers at ETH Zurich have isolated a protein from a fungus of the spruce which combats nematodes. The scientists hope that toxins of this kind will become the basis for the vaccination of livestock or domestic animals ...

dateMay 27, 2014 in Biotechnology
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Light-sensitive 'eyes' in plants

Most plants try to turn towards the sun. Scientists from the University of Gothenburg have worked with Finnish colleagues to understand how light-sensitive proteins in plant cells change when they discover light. The results ...

dateMay 05, 2014 in Cell & Microbiology
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