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How are Plants and Medicines Related?
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At the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center we strive to improve the human condition through plant science. An area of research we concentrate on is how plants make special chemicals called natural products. These chemicals frequently are used as med ...
How are Plants and Medicines Related?, At the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center we strive to improve the human condition through plant science. An area of research we concentrate on is how plants, Plant Science Center investigates selected natural products currently in mature plants and in tissue, that involve deep transcriptome sequencing of medicinal plants using next generation sequencing, in selected plants at the enzyme and gene levels and then use this information to improve the production
(Greenhouse Management) A Look Inside Plants
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PET scans and X-rays can improve our understanding of plants, say researchers at two St. Louis, Missouri, institutions.
(Greenhouse Management) A Look Inside Plants, PET scans and X-rays can improve our understanding of plants, say researchers at two St. Louis, Missouri, institutions. Read More, (Collection), (Collection)
Nature’s Medicines: Translating Plants to Healthcare Applications
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Join us this Thursday, April 3, as featured panelists Toni Kutchan, Ph. D., Oliver M. Langenberg distinguished investigator, vice president for research, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center and Mark Trudeau, president and chief executive officer, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, discuss medicines from plants and how research at the Danforth Center reaches the marketplace. 
Nature’s Medicines: Translating Plants to Healthcare Applications, Join us this Thursday, April 3, executive officer, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, discuss medicines from plants and how research, , click here. For millennia, plants have been a source of traditional medicines, uses plant medicines. Plants are used to produce drugs that play an important role in cancer treatment, various sources including plants, synthetics (petroleum), bacteria and fungi. The potential
Scientists Discover How Plants Tailor Growth to the Seasons
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“Molecular memory” of light exposure helps plants to remember daylight during winter nights
Scientists Discover How Plants Tailor Growth to the Seasons, “Molecular memory” of light exposure helps plants to remember daylight during winter nights ST. LOUIS, MO – Dmitri A. Nusinow, Ph.D., assistant member at the Danforth Plant Science Center and researchers in his lab studying plants’ circadian clock have discovered a gene that allows plants to remember daylight during the long, that other plants, including rice, have the same gene. Plants respond to seasonal change in day
Young Friends Invite You to Party with the Plants
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Get your Tickets for an enjoyable evening to support innovation
Young Friends Invite You to Party with the Plants, Join the Danforth Center’s Young Friends on Friday, June 2nd for Party with the Plants. Guests will enjoy music, refreshments, networking and the opportunity to learn about the local bioscience ecosystem in our growing Missouri tall grass prairie. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Danforth Center Innovation Fund, which includes our, to the generous sponsors of Party with the Plants: The St. Louis Trust Company 4 Hands Brewing Co
Support Innovation and STEM at Party with the Plants on June 8th
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Support Innovation and STEM at Party with the Plants on June 8th, The Young Friends of the Danforth Center invite you to Party with the Plants on Friday June 8th. Join young professionals for an evening in our native Missouri tall grass prairie and learn about the region’s growing ecosystem while enjoying hors d’oeuvres and drinks. Master Illusionist, Keith Jozsef will join the party, ! “Party with the Plants v2.0 is back and better than ever! Come by and be wowed
Discovery Identifies Elaborate G-protein Network in Plants
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Key finding has the potential to improve crops’ response to drought, disease and other stresses ST. LOUIS, MO, April 20, 2011— The most elaborate heterotrimeric G-protein network known to date in the plant kingdom has been identified by Dr. Sona Pa ...
Discovery Identifies Elaborate G-protein Network in Plants, Key finding has the potential to improve crops’ response to drought, disease and other stresses ST. LOUIS, MO, April 20, 2011- The most elaborate heterotrimeric G-protein network known to date in the plant kingdom has been, that plants had only one Gα protein based on previous research using Arabidopsis and rice, more quickly similar to those found in mammals. “The next step will be to try and engineer plants
Nature’s Medicines: Translating Plants to Healthcare Applications Recap and Photos
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On Thursday, April 3, 2014, nearly 300 guests attended the Danforth Center’s  first Conversations program of 2014. Take a look at some photos from the event.
Nature’s Medicines: Translating Plants to Healthcare Applications Recap and Photos, On Thursday, , Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals. The discussion focused on how many pharmaceuticals originate from plants, to the marketplace. Medicines come from various sources including plants, synthetics (petroleum), bacteria, through FDA approval to market. “Using modern technology, plants are studied to learn how, improve the plants as sources of medicine or are moved into other organisms to produce the medicines
Burst of Morning Gene Activity Tells Plants When to Flower
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“This work showed us that plants are integrating many different signals together when making the critical decision of when to flower,” Dr. Nusinow said.
Burst of Morning Gene Activity Tells Plants When to Flower, Burst of Morning Gene Activity Tells Plants When to Flower ST. LOUIS, MO, September 24, 2018 – For angiosperms — or flowering plants — one, at the cellular level is critical for understanding how plants allocate resources to produce grains, tubers, Nature Plants, He Huang, Ph.D., research scientist, and Dmitri A. Nusinow, Ph.D., assistant member, that the gene FT — the primary driver of the transition to flowering in plants each spring — does
Living Earth Collaboration seeks to develop resilient plants for future climates
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Researchers explore biodiversity and domestication of grapevines to better understand root systems
Living Earth Collaboration seeks to develop resilient plants for future climates , A team of researchers from the Danforth Plant Science Center, Saint Louis University and Washington University in St, . “Domestication, the process by which wild plants evolve under artificial selection, has focused primarily, be harnessed to develop resilient plants for future climates, from the ground up." Genetic, of these wild plants to selected rootstocks. We will also re-sequence genomes of major rootstock cultivars