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Phospholipids of APOE lipoproteins activate microglia in an isoform-specific manner in preclinical models of Alzheimer's disease.

Nat Commun 2021 06 7;12(1):3416. Epub 2021 Jun 7.

Deparment of Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

APOE and Trem2 are major genetic risk factors for Alzheimer's disease (AD), but how they affect microglia response to Aβ remains unclear. Here we report an APOE isoform-specific phospholipid signature with correlation between human APOEε3/3 and APOEε4/4 AD brain and lipoproteins from astrocyte conditioned media of APOE3 and APOE4 mice. Using preclinical AD mouse models, we show that APOE3 lipoproteins, unlike APOE4, induce faster microglial migration towards injected Aβ, facilitate Aβ uptake, and ameliorate Aβ effects on cognition. Read More

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Liver Lipids of Patients with Hepatitis B and C and Associated Hepatocellular Carcinoma.

Int J Mol Sci 2021 May 18;22(10). Epub 2021 May 18.

Department of Internal Medicine I, Regensburg University Hospital, 93053 Regensburg, Germany.

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) still remains a difficult to cure malignancy. In recent years, the focus has shifted to lipid metabolism for the treatment of HCC. Very little is known about hepatitis B virus (HBV) and C virus (HCV)-related hepatic lipid disturbances in non-malignant and cancer tissues. Read More

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Does membrane curvature elastic energy play a role in mediating oxidative stress in lipid membranes?

Free Radic Biol Med 2021 May 15;171:191-202. Epub 2021 May 15.

Centre for Stress and Age-Related Disease, University of Brighton, Lewes Rd, Brighton, BN2 4GL, UK. Electronic address:

The effects of oxidative stress on cells are associated with a wide range of pathologies. Oxidative stress is predominantly initiated by the action of reactive oxygen species and/or lipoxygenases on polyunsaturated fatty acid containing lipids. The downstream products are oxidised phospholipids, bioactive aldehydes and a range of Schiff base by-products between aldehydes and lipids, or other biomacromolecules. Read More

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Correlation of Objective Endpoints and Subjective Patient-Reported Outcomes in NAFLD Treatment with Essential Phospholipids: Real-World Data Based on Pooled Analysis of Observational Studies.

Drugs Real World Outcomes 2021 May 15. Epub 2021 May 15.

Department of Medical Affairs, Sanofi, 125009 Business Center "Summit", Tverskaya 22, Moscow, Russia.

Background: While no "gold-standard" pharmacotherapy for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is yet established, essential phospholipids (EPLs) are reported to decrease steatosis and improve laboratory parameters.

Objective: This analysis evaluated adherence and satisfaction with EPL treatment as patient-reported outcomes and their relationship with changes in laboratory and ultrasound parameters among Russian patients with NAFLD.

Methods: Data were pooled from three observational Russian studies-MANPOWER (2015-2016), LIDER 1 (2012-2013), and LIDER 2 (2013)-in which EPLs were used for at least 12 weeks in the treatment of liver diseases and which measured both subjective and objective endpoints. Read More

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The binding of different model membranes with PKCε C2 domain is not dependent on membrane curvature but affects the sequence of events during unfolding.

Arch Biochem Biophys 2021 Jul 12;705:108910. Epub 2021 May 12.

Departamento de Bioquímica y Biología Molecular (A), Facultad de Veterinaria, International Campus of Excellence Mare Nostrum, Universidad de Murcia, Apartado. 4021, E-30100, Murcia, Spain.

The C2 domain of novel protein kinases C (nPKC) binds to membranes in a Ca-independent way contributing to the activation of these enzymes. We have studied the C2 domain of one of these nPKCs, namely PKCε, and confirmed that it establishes a strong interaction with POPA, which is clearly visible through changes in chemical shifts detected through P-MAS-NMR and the protection that it exerts on the domain against thermal denaturation seen through DSC and FT-IR. In this study, using two-dimensional correlation analysis (2D-COS) applied to infrared spectra, we determined the sequence of events that occur during the thermal unfolding of the domain and highlighted some differences when phosphatidic acid or cardiolipin are present. Read More

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Expression of Lysophosphatidylinositol Signaling-relevant Molecules in Colorectal Cancer.

Anticancer Res 2021 May;41(5):2349-2355

Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.

Background/aim: Lysophosphatidylinositol (LPI) is a subspecies of the lysophospholipid mediators produced when phospholipase hydrolyzes membrane phosphatidylinositol. Previously, we used mass spectrometry-based lipidomics to demonstrate that LPI is selectively elevated in colorectal cancer (CRC) tissues. Here, we hypothesized that the expression levels of the LPI biosynthetic enzyme and LPI receptor - DDHD domain containing 1 (DDHD1) and G protein-coupled receptor 55 (GPR55), respectively - may be correlated with malignant potential, and we evaluated their roles in the context of CRC. Read More

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Clofibric acid increases molecular species of phosphatidylethanolamine containing arachidonic acid for biogenesis of peroxisomal membranes in peroxisome proliferation in the liver.

Biochim Biophys Acta Mol Cell Biol Lipids 2021 Aug 1;1866(8):158963. Epub 2021 May 1.

Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Josai University, 1-1 Keyakidai, Sakado, Saitama 350-0295, Japan. Electronic address:

The biogenesis of peroxisomes in relation to the trafficking of proteins to peroxisomes has been extensively examined. However, the supply of phospholipids, which is needed to generate peroxisomal membranes in mammals, remains unclear. Therefore, we herein investigated metabolic alterations induced by clofibric acid, a peroxisome proliferator, in the synthesis of phospholipids, particularly phosphatidylethanolamine (PE) molecular species, and their relationship with the biogenesis of peroxisomal membranes. Read More

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Lipidomics as a Diagnostic Tool for Prostate Cancer.

Cancers (Basel) 2021 Apr 21;13(9). Epub 2021 Apr 21.

Department of Environmental Chemistry and Bioanalytics, Faculty of Chemistry, Nicolaus Copernicus University, 87-100 Toruń, Poland.

The main goal of this study was to explore the phospholipid alterations associated with the development of prostate cancer (PCa) using two imaging methods: matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization with time-of-flight mass spectrometer (MALDI-TOF/MS), and electrospray ionization with triple quadrupole mass spectrometer (ESI-QqQ/MS). For this purpose, samples of PCa tissue ( = 40) were evaluated in comparison to the controls ( = 40). As a result, few classes of compounds, namely phosphatidylcholines (PCs), lysophosphatidylcholines (LPCs), sphingomyelins (SMs), and phosphatidylethanolamines (PEs), were determined. Read More

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Plasma Metabolome and Lipidome Associations with Type 2 Diabetes and Diabetic Nephropathy.

Metabolites 2021 Apr 8;11(4). Epub 2021 Apr 8.

Department of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore 119228, Singapore.

We conducted untargeted metabolomics analysis of plasma samples from a cross-sectional case-control study with 30 healthy controls, 30 patients with diabetes mellitus and normal renal function (DM-N), and 30 early diabetic nephropathy (DKD) patients using liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS). We employed two different modes of MS acquisition on a high-resolution MS instrument for identification and semi-quantification, and analyzed data using an advanced multivariate method for prioritizing differentially abundant metabolites. We obtained semi-quantification data for 1088 unique compounds (~55% lipids), excluding compounds that may be either exogenous compounds or treated as medication. Read More

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Long-Chain Fatty Acids in Bones and Their Link to Submicroscopic Vascularization Network: NMR Assignment and Relaxation Studies under Magic Angle Spinning Conditions in Intramuscular Bones of Atlantic Herring Fish.

J Phys Chem B 2021 05 29;125(18):4585-4595. Epub 2021 Apr 29.

Department of Physical Therapy, The College of Staten Island, 2800 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, New York 10314, United States.

The long-lasting proton signals in bones are identified as long-chain fatty acids, including saturated, mono-, and di-unsaturated fatty acids, with direct nuclear magnetic resonance evidence. We used intramuscular bones from Atlantic Herring fish to avoid interference from lipid-rich marrows. The key is to recognize that these signals are from mobile phase materials and study them with -coupled correlation spectroscopies under magic angle spinning conditions. Read More

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Biotransformation of rare earth oxide nanoparticles eliciting microbiota imbalance.

Part Fibre Toxicol 2021 04 26;18(1):17. Epub 2021 Apr 26.

State Key Laboratory of Radiation Medicine and Protection, School for Radiological and Interdisciplinary Sciences (RAD-X), Collaborative Innovation Center of Radiological Medicine of Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions, Soochow University, Suzhou, 215123, Jiangsu, China.

Background: Disruption of microbiota balance may result in severe diseases in animals and phytotoxicity in plants. While substantial concerns have been raised on engineered nanomaterial (ENM) induced hazard effects (e.g. Read More

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Bioaccumulation of mercury and transcriptional responses in tusk (Brosme brosme), a deep-water fish from a Norwegian fjord.

Chemosphere 2021 Apr 16;279:130588. Epub 2021 Apr 16.

Department of Biological Sciences, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway.

High concentrations of mercury (Hg) have been documented in deep-water fish species from some Norwegian fjords. In this study, tusk (Brosme brosme) was sampled from four locations in the innermost parts of Sognefjorden in Western Norway. Total Hg and methylmercury (MeHg) levels were measured in liver tissue. Read More

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Mendelian randomization identifies blood metabolites previously linked to midlife cognition as causal candidates in Alzheimer's disease.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2021 Apr;118(16)

Department of Basic and Clinical Neuroscience, Maurice Wohl Clinical Neuroscience Institute, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King's College London, London, SE5 5AF, United Kingdom;

There are currently no disease-modifying treatments for Alzheimer's disease (AD), and an understanding of preclinical causal biomarkers to help target disease pathogenesis in the earliest phases remains elusive. Here, we investigated whether 19 metabolites previously associated with midlife cognition-a preclinical predictor of AD-translate to later clinical risk, using Mendelian randomization (MR) to tease out AD-specific causal relationships. Summary statistics from the largest genome-wide association studies (GWASs) for AD and metabolites were used to perform bidirectional univariable MR. Read More

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Metabolomic profiling of pancreatic adenocarcinoma reveals key features driving clinical outcome and drug resistance.

EBioMedicine 2021 Apr 13;66:103332. Epub 2021 Apr 13.

Centre de Recherche en Cancérologie de Marseille (CRCM), INSERM U1068, CNRS UMR 7258, Aix-Marseille Université and Institut Paoli-Calmettes, Parc Scientifique et Technologique de Luminy, Marseille, France. Electronic address:

Background: Although significant advances have been made recently to characterize the biology of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC), more efforts are needed to improve our understanding and to face challenges related to the aggressiveness, high mortality rate and chemoresistance of this disease.

Methods: In this study, we perform the metabolomics profiling of 77 PDAC patient-derived tumor xenografts (PDTX) to investigate the relationship of metabolic profiles with overall survival (OS) in PDAC patients, tumor phenotypes and resistance to five anticancer drugs (gemcitabine, oxaliplatin, docetaxel, SN-38 and 5-Fluorouracil).

Findings: We identified a metabolic signature that was able to predict the clinical outcome of PDAC patients (p < 0. Read More

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[Plasma high density lipoproteins phospholipds as an indirect indicator of their cholesterol efflux capacity - new suspected atherosclerosis risk factor].

Biomed Khim 2021 Mar;67(2):119-129

Institute of Biomedical Chemistry, Moscow, Russia.

High density lipoproteins (HDL) are a unique natural structure, protecting the body from the development of atherosclerotic vascular lesions and cardiovascular diseases due to this ability to remove cholesterol from cells. Plasma HDL level estimated by their cholesterol content, is a common lipid parameter, and its decrease is considered as an established atherosclerosis risk factor. However, a number of studies have shown the absence of positive clinical effects after drug-induced increase in HDL cholesterol. Read More

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Lipidomics analysis of monocytes from patients with acute myocardial infarction reveals lactosylceramide as a new player in monocyte migration.

FASEB J 2021 May;35(5):e21494

Centro Cardiologico Monzino I.R.C.C.S, Milan, Italy.

Monocyte recruitment after vascular injury and their migration through the vessel wall represent crucial events in the initiation, progression, and destabilization of atherosclerotic plaque. Circulating monocytes are exposed to stimuli that alter their physiological state, and among them, lipids play a key role. Several studies investigated the mechanisms by which lipids affect monocyte functions promoting coronary atherosclerotic plaque initiation, but information on the relationship between lipid composition and function of monocyte is scant. Read More

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Effects of polyethylene microplastics on the microbiome and metabolism in larval zebrafish.

Environ Pollut 2021 Aug 31;282:117039. Epub 2021 Mar 31.

College of Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Zhejiang University of Technology, Hangzhou, 310032, China. Electronic address:

Various microplastics (MPs) are found in the environment and organisms. MP residues in organisms can affect health; however, their impacts on metabolism in aquatic organisms remain unclear. In this study, zebrafish embryos were exposed to polyethylene MPs with sizes ranging from 1 to 4 μm at concentrations of 0, 10, 100, and 1000 μg/L for 7 days. Read More

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Correlations of Fat Content in Human Milk with Fat Droplet Size and Phospholipid Species.

Molecules 2021 Mar 13;26(6). Epub 2021 Mar 13.

Department of Food Science and Technology, Chungnam National University, 99 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34134, Korea.

Fat globule size and phospholipid (PL) content in human milk (HM) were investigated. HM was classified into three groups depending on fat content (A < B < C). PL content (mg/100 g HM) was significantly higher in the C group ( < 0. Read More

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Metabolomic profile associated with obstructive sleep apnoea severity in obese pregnant women with gestational diabetes mellitus: A pilot study.

J Sleep Res 2021 Apr 1:e13327. Epub 2021 Apr 1.

Research Informatics Core, Research Resources Center, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.

Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is prevalent in obese women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). The present pilot study explored associations between OSA severity and metabolites in women with GDM. A total of 81 obese women with diet-controlled GDM had OSA assessment (median gestational age [GA] 29 weeks). Read More

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Serum Lysophosphatidic Acid Measurement by Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry in COPD Patients.

J Am Soc Mass Spectrom 2021 Mar 23. Epub 2021 Mar 23.

Lysophospholipids are bioactive signaling molecules derived from cell membrane glycerophospholipids or sphingolipids and are highly regulated under normal physiological conditions. Lysophosphatidic acids (LPAs) are a class of lysophospholipids that act on G-protein-coupled receptors to exert a variety of cellular functions. Dysregulation of phospholipase activity and consequently LPA synthesis in serum have been linked to inflammation, such as seen in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Read More

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Lipid Metabolism in Tumor-Associated Macrophages.

Adv Exp Med Biol 2021 ;1316:87-101

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Third Military Medical University (Army Medical University), Chongqing, People's Republic of China.

Macrophages are essential components of the immune system in tumors. It can be recruited and educated to two mainly polarized subpopulations (M1-like and M2-like) of tumor-associated macrophages (TAMs) to display anti-tumor or protumor function during the tumor occurrence and progression. Reprogramming of metabolism, especially lipid metabolism, is a typical characteristic of TAMs polarization, which was confirmed recently as a vital target for tumor therapy. Read More

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Progress on the protective effects of maternal fatty acid supplementation on infant asthma risk: a narrative review.

Ann Palliat Med 2021 Feb;10(2):2323-2330

Key Laboratory of Shenzhen Respiratory Disease, Shenzhen Institute of Respiratory Disease, Shenzhen People's Hospital (The First Affiliated Hospital of Southern University of Science and Technology, The Second Clinical Medical College of Jinan University), Shenzhen, China.

Asthma is a heterogeneous disease characterized by chronic airway inflammation, and involves a variety of cells and cellular components, which genetic and environmental factors play an important role in the pathogenesis of asthma. It usually occurs in infancy, and epidemiological studies have shown that maternal nutrition during pregnancy is related to the occurrence of asthma in childhood. Fatty acids (FA) are carboxylic acids with different amounts of carbons. Read More

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February 2021

Lipid profiles and differential lipids in serum related to severity of community-acquired pneumonia: A pilot study.

PLoS One 2021 11;16(3):e0245770. Epub 2021 Mar 11.

Department of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine, Peking University People's Hospital, Beijing, China.

This study aimed to characterize the lipidomic responses to community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) and provide new insight into the underlying mechanisms of pathogenesis and potential avenues for diagnostic and therapeutic treatments. This study was performed from January 2017 to October 2018. Lipidomic profiles were generated using ultra high-performance liquid chromatography with tandem mass spectrometry (UHPLC-MS/MS) platform. Read More

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Sphingosine-1-phosphate: A mediator of the ARB-MI paradox?

Int J Cardiol 2021 06 4;333:40-42. Epub 2021 Mar 4.

Institute of Molecular Medicine III, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany. Electronic address:

Background: Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEI) and angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARB) are important in the prevention of cardiovascular disease. The "ARB-MI paradox" implies that no risk reduction of myocardial infarction (MI) was found in ARB-treated patients despite target blood pressure control. Sphingosine-1-phosphate (S1P) is a cardioprotective sphingolipid which is released by platelets during activation. Read More

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Metabolic Alterations in Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1 and Their Correlation with Lipin.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2021 02 12;18(4). Epub 2021 Feb 12.

Institute of Biomedicine (iBiMED), Department of Medical Sciences, University of Aveiro, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal.

Myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1) is an autosomal dominant hereditary and multisystemic disease, characterized by progressive distal muscle weakness and myotonia. Despite huge efforts, the pathophysiological mechanisms underlying DM1 remain elusive. In this review, the metabolic alterations observed in patients with DM1 and their connection with lipin proteins are discussed. Read More

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February 2021

Circulating Metabolites Associated with Postprandial Satiety in Overweight/Obese Participants: The SATIN Study.

Nutrients 2021 Feb 8;13(2). Epub 2021 Feb 8.

Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Rovira i Virgili (URV), 43201 Reus, Spain.

: To identify a metabolomic profile related to postprandial satiety sensations involved in appetite control would help for a better understanding of the regulation of food intake. Methods and Results: A cross-sectional analysis of plasma metabolites was conducted over 151 overweight/obese adults from the "Satiety Innovation"-SATIN study, a randomized clinical trial of a 12-week weight-loss maintenance period. Postprandial satiety sensations (3 h-iAUC) were assessed by visual analogue scale (VAS) at the beginning and at the end of the study. Read More

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February 2021

Direct Observation of Cholesterol Dimers and Tetramers in Lipid Bilayers.

J Phys Chem B 2021 02 9;125(7):1825-1837. Epub 2021 Feb 9.

Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 170 Albany Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States.

Cholesterol is a ubiquitous component of mammalian cell membranes and affects membrane protein function. Although cholesterol-mediated formation of ordered membrane domains has been extensively studied, molecular-level structural information about cholesterol self-association has been absent. Here, we combine solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy with all-atom molecular dynamics simulations to determine the oligomeric structure of cholesterol in phospholipid bilayers. Read More

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February 2021

Evaluation of Serum Lysophosphatidic Acid and Lysophosphatidylcholine Levels in Major Depressive Disorder Patients.

Cureus 2020 Dec 30;12(12):e12388. Epub 2020 Dec 30.

Department of Pharmacy, University of Asia Pacific, Dhaka, BGD.

Background Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a heterogeneous condition featured with a continuous low mood, feeling of sadness, lack of interest to perform daily activities. Genetic, physiological, biological, social, and environmental factors are associated with the pathophysiology of depression. Though several human studies failed to identify the suitable biological markers for depression, some animal studies showed phospholipids play a vital role in the alteration of emotion. Read More

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December 2020

Identification of Circulating Endocan-1 and Ether Phospholipids as Biomarkers for Complications in Thalassemia Patients.

Metabolites 2021 Jan 26;11(2). Epub 2021 Jan 26.

Department of Biology, York University, Toronto, ON M3J1P3, Canada.

Despite advances in our knowledge and attempts to improve therapies, β-thalassemia remains a prevalent disorder with increased risk for the development of cardiomyopathy. Using an untargeted discovery-based lipidomic workflow, we uncovered that transfusion-dependent thalassemia (TDT) patients had a unique circulating lipidomic signature consisting of 387 lipid features, allowing their significant discrimination from healthy controls (Q-value < 0.01). Read More

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January 2021

Glycerolipid profile differences between perennial and annual stem zones in the perennial model plant .

Plant Direct 2021 Jan 19;5(1):e00302. Epub 2021 Jan 19.

Institute of Botany Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf Germany.

The perennial life style is a successful ecological strategy, and is a recently developed model Brassicaceae species for studying it. One aspect, poorly investigated until today, concerns the differing patterns of allocation, storage, and metabolism of nutrients between perennials and annuals and the yet unknown signals that regulate this process. has a complex lateral stem architecture with a proximal vegetative perennial (PZ) and a distal annual flowering zone (AZ) inside the same stems. Read More

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January 2021