Bladderwort, Carnivorous Aquatic Plant, is a Genetic Perplexity

February 24, 2015 4:12 PM

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A new genetic study has revealed some perplexing characteristics of the carnivorous sea dwelling bladderwort plant.

Study lead author Victor Albert, a professor of biological sciences at the University at Buffalo, said Utricularia gibba's DNA is a mere three percent "junk," whereas most organisms' DNA is "junk."

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