November 19, 1998
Washington State University
James Carrington, WSU professor at the Institute of Biological Chemistry, studies plant-virus interactions from both the virus and the host ends. Recent work in his lab suggests that it is not just the plants that fight back. At least some plant viruses have figured out how to overcome gene silencing, one of the most elegant of the plant defense systems.
PULLMAN, Wash.--Given the nature of nature, it should come as no surprise that when viruses attack, plants don't just sit there and take it. They fight back.
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