Calcium channel in plants helps shut the door on intruders

Calcium channel in plants helps shut the door on intruders

Nature, Published online: 07 September 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-02504-0

Disease-causing microorganisms can invade plants through leaf pores called stomata, which close rapidly in a calcium-dependent manner on detecting such danger. The calcium channels involved have now finally been identified.
Source: Nature