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Fruit Compounds Impact Nutrient Absorption
calendar 18th May, 2024 | Greg Howard

Fruit Compounds Impact Nutrient Absorption

Virginia Tech's study reveals that secondary metabolites in fruits can deter fruit bats and alter their nutrient absorption, shedding light on the complex ecological roles of these compounds in plant-animal interactions.

How Jujube Proteins Respond to Stress
calendar 16th May, 2024 | Jim Crocker

How Jujube Proteins Respond to Stress

Researchers at Hebei Agricultural University have uncovered how specific protein modifications, lysine crotonylation (Kcr) and lysine succinylation (Ksu), help jujube plants defend against phytoplasma infections. These findings could lead to improved disease resistance in crops.

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