NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Plant genes encoding specialized metabolic functions such as ones that allow plants to fend off predators have spread throughout plants and appear in clusters in their genomes, according to a study published today in Science from researchers at the Carnegie Institute for Science in California.

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