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Thu, 28th Nov 2013

#genes2shape: Tubby - from obesity to drought tolerance

Arabidopsis model plant (c) Nina - Wikimedia Commons

Recorded at the 2013 Genetics Society Autumn Meeting 'From Genes to Shape', Simon Bishop meets Marco Reitz, who works on the conserved gene 'Tubby'. So-called because mutant Tubby creates obese mice, the gene has a very different role in plants - salt and drought tolerance.

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