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6 years in the making.

The culmination of persistent, patient, phantastic collaboration with the labs of Claus Schwechheimer and Uli Hammes at the Technical University of Munich. It allowed us to pin down the nearly 10-year-old notion that BRX modulates polar auxin transport at the plasma membrane. It does, in conjunction with the PAX kinase! Of course, none of this would have been possible without the exceptional experimental skills of Petra & Lana et al…

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The 234 year old “Napoleon” oak tree has few somatic mutations

… and those that were found perfectly follow tree shape. The publication of this fun, collaborative, interdisciplinary and local project is now published here. It is accompanied by a commentary from our colleague Cris Kuhlemeier. A free, preliminary preprint version of the manuscript can be found here. Happy we had the chance to be part of this! For more background information also see http://www.napoleome.ch/fr/ .