/
partner with:

fig tree

number of breaks: 1

showing 1-1 of 1 breaks

Figuring out the evolved chemistry of fig trees

Furanocoumarins are small organic molecules produced by plants and known to play defense roles against pathogens and herbivores. Interestingly, some of them are also potential treatments for cancer or vitiligo. These compounds are found in specific but surprisingly distantly related plant families, such as in... click to read more

Views 952
Reading time 3.5 min
published on May 20, 2022