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What makes desiccation tolerable?

Hans J Bohnert

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Departments of Biochemistry, Plant Sciences, and Molecular and Cellular Biology, The University of Arizona, 1041 E. Lowell Street, Tucson, AZ 85721-0088, USA

Genome Biology 2000, 1:reviews1010-reviews1010.4  doi:10.1186/gb-2000-1-2-reviews1010

Published: 2 August 2000


A comparison of drought tolerance in plants at extreme ends of the evolutionary spectrum is beginning to show the mechanisms involved.