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Contact: Lynn Yarris
lcyarris@lbl.gov
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DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Engineering Plant Cell Walls

Caption: Genetically engineered Arabidopsis plants (#89) yielded as much biomass as wild types (WT) but with enhanced polysaccharide deposition in the fibers of their cell walls.

Credit: (Image courtesy of JBEI)

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