Surprise: Plant roots eat lipids

As a complete surprise, new results show that plants can take up lipids from the soil through their roots. The research, which is published in the scientific journal Nature Communications, is lead by researchers affiliated PUMPkin and Dept. Plant and Environmental Sciences at the University of Copenhagen.

2015.09.07 | Karen Bech

Link to the publication 'A phospholipid uptake system in the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana'

Read press release from the University of Copenhagen here (the article is only in Danish)

See also popular article from the Danish newspaper "Politikken" here






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