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    The carnivorous Venus flytrap recognizes its prey by taste and its cells share similarities with the human intestine. By exploiting common plant defense strategies, the flytrap has completely turned the table; it seeks out and consumes prey rather than being the meal itself.

     

    We have recently published our transcriptomic work on the Dionaea hunting skills:

    “Venus flytrap carnivorous life style builds on herbivore defense strategies“, Felix Bemm, Dirk Becker, Christina Larisch, Ines Kreuzer, Maria Escalante-Perez, Waltraud X. Schulze, Markus Ankenbrand, Anna-Lena Keller Van der Weyer, Elzbieta Krol, Khaled A. Al-Rasheid, Axel Mithöfer, Andreas P. Weber, Jörg Schultz, Rainer Hedrich.

    Genome Research, DOI: 10.1101/gr.202200.115

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