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Does transpiration in hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata mediate asenic translocation from the roots to fronds via xylem?

Since the first arsenic (As) hyperaccumulator _Pteris vittata_ was discovered by Ma et al.(2001), we have clarified somewhat in As detoxification in this fern. It is believed that _P. vittata_, as a “model fern” for As study, may take up arsenate (AsV) and arsenite (AsIII) via phosphate transpor...

By Yong-He Han