Here Comes the Sun: Cellular Sensor Helps Plants Find Light (image) Salk Institute Share Print E-Mail Caption Plants have a number of receptors that help them avoid shade and outgrow nearby plants. One cellular receptor, CRY2 (yellow) in the nucleus is activating growth-related genes amidst energy-generating chloroplasts (blue). Credit Salk Institute Usage Restrictions with related coverage and credit Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.