Involvement of receptor potentials and action potentials in mechano-perception in plants

@article{Shimmen2001InvolvementOR,
  title={Involvement of receptor potentials and action potentials in mechano-perception in plants},
  author={Teruo Shimmen},
  journal={Functional Plant Biology},
  year={2001},
  volume={28},
  pages={567-576}
}
  • T. Shimmen
  • Published 3 August 2001
  • Biology
  • Functional Plant Biology
The rapid turgor movements of Mimosa pudica and some carnivorous plants have long stimulated the interest of botanists. In addition, it is becoming evident that slower responses of plants to mechanical stimuli, such as coiling of tendrils and thigmomorphogenesis, are common phenomena. Electrophysiological studies on mechano-perception have been carried out in M. pudica and carnivorous plants, and have established that the response to mechanical stimulation is composed of three steps: perception… 

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