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Contact: Timothy Durrett
tdurrett@k-state.edu
785-532-3139
Kansas State University

Burning Bush Seed Enzyme

Caption: This is a magnification of a burning bush seed that supplied the enzyme acTAG. The enzyme enabled researchers to engineer plants that emitted sex pheromones that mimic those naturally produced by two species of moths.

Credit: Timothy Durrett

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