Research in the Tierney lab has shown that the protein ATPRP3 is expressed exclusively in the cell walls of root hairs, which are important for water and nutrient uptake during growth. Left: The blue color indicates the cells where transcription of ATPRP3 occurs. Right: The white color indicates the presence of ATPRP3.
The Plant Biology Department provides research and education in the basic biology of plants at all levels of organization, from the molecule to the organism to the ecosystem. Read more