Editorial Guide

Focus Issue: Plant Communication

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Science's STKE  14 Feb 2006:
Vol. 2006, Issue 322, pp. eg3
DOI: 10.1126/stke.3222006eg3

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This week’s issues of Science and Science’s STKE focus on plant signaling with an emphasis on volatile organic compounds. Science emphasizes the chemistry of and information encoded by plant volatiles and how plants, plant pathogens, or humans utilize this aromatic information. Articles and resources at STKE highlight the evolution of olfactory signal transduction, describe the biosynthetic and signaling pathways of the plant hormone jasmonate, and provide an animated overview of how the plant hormone auxin regulates gene expression.

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