Aquaporins in plants

@article{Kaldenhoff2006AquaporinsIP,
  title={Aquaporins in plants},
  author={Ralf Kaldenhoff and Matthias G. Fischer},
  journal={Acta Physiologica},
  year={2006},
  volume={187}
}
Although very often exposed to a rapid changing environment, plants are in general unable to evade from unfavourable conditions. Therefore, a fine tuned adaptation of physiology including the water balance appears to be of crucial importance. As a consequence a relatively large number of aquaporin genes are present in plant genomes. So far aquaporins in plants were shown to be involved in root water uptake, reproduction or photosynthesis. Accordingly, plant aquaporin classification as simple… Expand
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