Image of the Day: Downward Pull

Plants' actin skeletons (green) and plastids (red) help them sense and respond to gravity.

The Scientist Staff
Feb 15, 2013

American Journal of Botany, Elison Blancaflor, Plant Biology Division, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation Inc., Ardmore, OK

Correction (February 18, 2013): This story has been updated from its original version to correctly reflect that it is plastids that are stained red, not plasmids. The Scientist regrets the error.

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