Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/2122/9335
AuthorsOcchipinti, A.* 
De Santis, A.* 
Maffei, M.* 
TitleMagnetoreception: an unavoidable step for plant evolution?
Issue Date2014
Series/Report no.1/19 (2014)
DOI10.1016/j.tplants.2013.10.007
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/2122/9335
Keywordsmagnetoreception, plant, geomagnetif reversals
Subject Classification04. Solid Earth::04.05. Geomagnetism::04.05.02. Geomagnetic field variations and reversals 
AbstractThe geomagnetic field (GMF) is steadily acting on living systems, and influences many biological processes. In animals, the mechanistic origin of the GMF effect has been clarified and cryptochrome has been suggested as a chemical magnetoreceptor. Here we propose a possible role for the GMF variations in plant evolution.
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