Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 36 - 36.6 - Concept Check - Page 800: 3


This would be a problematic change since the plants modify the size of their plasmodesmata for their own purposes, so the proposed change would inhibit transport and signaling used by the plants.

Work Step by Step

See p. 796. You will see that viruses basically hijack the normal functions of plasmodesmata to get their genomes moved around the plant.
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