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Ultraviolet Protection Molecule in Plants Yields its Secrets

Caption: Scientists from Scripps Research and the University of Glasgow have put together a detailed picture of a UV-sensing protein known as UVR8, helping to explain mysteries such as how plant growth varies with sunlight.

Credit: Image courtesy of the Getzoff lab, the Scripps Research Institute.

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