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Contact: Barbara Wankerl
Technische Universitaet Muenchen


Caption: Brassinosteroids are growth hormones found in all plants. The steroid hormones were first isolated in rapeseed (Brassica napus) in 1979 and were subsequently named after this plant.

Credit: A. Heddergott / TUM

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