Researchers Find Role for Dynamic Methylation in Arabidopsis Immunity | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – DNA methylation contributes to Arabidopsis immunity, helping to dynamically regulate some of the genes that the plants use to ward off bacterial infection, according to a study appearing online last night in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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