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Lending plants a hand to survive drought

The findings have helped some plants survive 50 percent longer in drought conditions, and could eventually benefit major crops such as barley, rice and wheat, which are crucial to world food supplies.

dateJun 26, 2017 in Biotechnology
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How green algae assemble their enzymes

Researchers at Ruhr-Universität Bochum have analysed how green algae manufacture complex components of a hydrogen-producing enzyme. The enzyme, known as the hydrogenase, may be relevant for the biotechnological production ...

dateMar 27, 2017 in Biochemistry
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Helpers for energy acquisition from plants

Research into plant cells is far from complete. Scientists under the biochemist Professor Peter Dörmann at Universität Bonn have now succeeded in describing the function of chloroplasts in more detail. These are plant and ...

dateSep 06, 2016 in Biotechnology
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