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Science 312 (5775): 858-860

Copyright © 2006 by the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Auxin Transport, but in Which Direction?

Tobias Sieberer and Ottoline Leyser

Many aspects of plant growth depend on transport of the hormone auxin across tissues, directed by specific transporter proteins.

The authors are in the Department of Biology, University of York, York YO10 4YW, UK. E-mail: ts20{at}; hmol1{at}

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