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Is your leaf left-handed?

The front of a leaf is different from the back of a leaf and the tip is different from the base. However, a leaf from a tomato or an Arabidopsis plant superficially appears to be bilaterally symmetrical, or the same on the left and right sides. Don't let its appearance fool you; there is an underlying asymmetry between the left and right sides of such leaves—it just took a while for scienti Source: American Society of Plant Biologists - Discipline: Plant Biology...


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Source: LabSpaces - Friday, 22 June, 2012

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