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Contact: Jeff Sossamon
University of Missouri-Columbia

Gary Stacey, University of Missouri at Columbia

Caption: Stacey and fellow researchers found the adenosine triphosphate receptor in plants believed to be a vital component in the way plants respond to dangers, including pests, environmental changes and plant wounds.

Credit: Photo courtesy of the University of Missouri News Bureau

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