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Nanoscale movements of cellulose microfibrils in primary cell walls ($)

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Cell walls are complex mixtures of cellulose microfibrils, proteins and other materials. Their mechanical properties can be measured and modeled, but it is not always simple to translate these measurements to changes at the molecular level. Zhang et al. used atomic force microscopy to provide an unprecedented…

Phenome 2020 Presentation Recaps by Zihao Zheng

Last week, the Phenome 2020 meeting took place in Tucson, Arizona. Plantae Fellow and Plant Phenomics Community Network Leader Zihao Zheng attended, photographed, and summarized each talk. To get an idea of what the conference check out these tweet-length summaries.   elink.io | See Original See…