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Contact: Mei Hong
mhong@iastate.edu
515-294-3521
Iowa State University

Plant Cell Growth

Caption: This illustration shows the parts of the expansin protein (magenta) that bind to the surface of specific regions of plant cell walls.

Credit: Illustration courtesy of Mei Hong/Iowa State University.

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