Vacuolar ion channels in the liverwort Conocephalum conicum

  title={Vacuolar ion channels in the liverwort Conocephalum conicum},
  author={Gerald Sch{\"o}nknecht and Kazimierz Trěbacz},
  journal={Plant Signaling \& Behavior},
  pages={404 - 405}
As a liverwort Conocephalum conicum belongs to the oldest terrestrial plants1 and is phylogenetically located between green algae and higher plants. Recent patch-clamp recordings on Conocephalum vacuoles demonstrate ion channels very similar to higher plants and clearly different from vacuolar ion channels described in green algae. Here we summarize the features of a vacuolar cation channel and a vacuolar anion channel that both are common in terrestrial plants but are not detected in green… 
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