John Christie and Winslow Briggs, scientists at the Carnegie Institution of Washington's Department of Plant Biology, and others report in the November 26 issue of Science that they have isolated the protein that is the UV-A/blue light photoreceptor for phototropism the process whereby plants grow in the direction of light.
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