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Anesthetics, Anesthesia, and Plants

Author:
Yokawa, Ken, Kagenishi, Tomoko, Baluška, František
Source:
Trends in plant science 2019 v.24 no.1 pp. 12-14
ISSN:
1360-1385
Subject:
anesthesia, anesthetics, models
Abstract:
General anesthesia, its nature, and how exactly it works are still poorly understood. Plants can also be anesthetized and lose their responses to external stimuli. Interestingly, plants are known to produce endogenous anesthetic compounds to deal with stress. Plants offer an excellent model object for studies on anesthetics and anesthesia.
Agid:
6234184