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Salk Institute

Thale Cress Producing Protein

Caption: The researchers identified three proteins involved in seed oil production in thale cress plants. This thale cress seedling is shown producing one of the proteins, evidenced by the blue stain on its stems and leaves.

Credit: Courtesy of Eve Syrkin Wurtele, Iowa State

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