Plant Physiology: The Venus Flytrap Counts on Secretion

@article{Brownlee2017PlantPT,
  title={Plant Physiology: The Venus Flytrap Counts on Secretion},
  author={Colin Brownlee},
  journal={Current Biology},
  year={2017},
  volume={27},
  pages={R763-R764}
}
The Venus flytrap effectively detects, traps, digests and absorbs insect prey. A recent study links the mechanical stimulation of sensory hair cells with short- and long-term signalling giving rise to different downstream secretion events that bring about conditions for prey digestion. 
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